November-December 2011

November-December 2011 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Wine sommelier

Perfect Holiday Pairings

Advanced Sommelier Charles Fredy offers suggestions for holiday wines, and recipes to make with them.
Abalone Hamachi Shooter

Side Dish: Decade of the Celebrity Farm Boy

New categories for the 2012 Aipono Awards—Diva spills the beans.
Huialoha church

Gathering of Love

Huialoha has weathered earthquakes, storms, even the exodus of its people. For 150 years, the remote Maui coast has summoned a cast of characters to its aid.
panna cotta

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta Recipe With Fresh Pomegranate and Maui Gold Pineapple.
Sun Yat Sen

The Other Maui Sun

One of the most influential figures of the 20th century, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the Ghandi of China, transformed China with the help of a little community on Maui.

Lono’s Light

This story explores ancient Hawaiian uses for the kukui nut, and the legends that surround it.
Italian meringue buttercream

Italian Meringue Buttercream

Mahalo to Chelsie Higgins, Chef Instructor at Maui Culinary Academy for this Italian meringue buttercream recipe.

Holiday Test Kitchen 2011

The staff of Maui No Ka Oi get a lesson from Chef Ralph Giles of Catering from Soup to Nuts, and share his recipe for beef Wellington and sides.
Kathy Collins as Tita

One . . . Two . . . Tree . ....

Tita recalls her childhood Christmas decorations and how long it usually takes to take down the tree every year.

Homes for the Holidays

From West Side opulence to Upcountry charm, these three Maui homes offer exceptional spaces for entertaining. Tidings and comfort to deck the holidays.
swiss meringues recipe

Swiss Meringues

These meringues are great for decorative accents in dishes like a traditional Buche de Noel.

Maui’s Chinatown

The Chinese community in Upcountry Maui helped feed the 49ers of the California Gold Rush, and a now-and-then resident who became the father of modern China.
wooden surfboards

A New Wave for Wood

Nearly a century after solid wooden surfboards started slipping from favor, there is a renewed swell of interest in this ancient Hawaiian craft.
puffy pancake recipe

Puffy Pancake

Mahalo to Chef Cameron Lewark, chef de cuisine of Spago in Wailea, for this great recipe.
coconut cream filling

Coconut Cream Filling

Coconut cream filling.... Mmmmmm!!!
coffee genoise cake

Maui Coffee Genoise Cake

Mahalo to Chelsie Higgins, Chef Instructor at Maui Culinary Academy, for this stimulating dessert recipe.
Plant a Wish

From Little Things, Big Things Grow

When Sara Tekula and Joe Imhoff married on Maui in 2007, they planted a tree and asked friends to plant wishes on slips of paper beneath it. A mission grew.