Chef's Kitchen

Chef’s Kitchen stories published in Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine.

buddahs hand

Buddha’s Hand

Meet “Buddha’s hand.” Its white, pithy center isn’t bitter like most citruses, and because it has no juicy pulp, you can use the entire fruit in recipes requiring zest.
Elizabeth Soloff

Cayenne Pepper in Your Chocolate

Elizabeth Soloff handcrafts chocolates that make weak-kneed customers moan for more.
next generation maui chefs

Next Generation Chefs

We what inspires these Maui chefs?
cameron lewark

L’eau tomate (tomato water)

Introducing tomato water by Chef Cameron Lewark.
Korean short ribs

Ruth’s Chris Executive Chef

What’s a local boy doing in a Ruth’s Chris kitchen?
chef made tiramisu

Hana Hou, Chef Ho!

For his many contributions to Maui Culinary Academy, this year's Noble Chef honors Stanton Ho, and shares this recipe created by Teresa Shurilla, who says she was inspired by Ho.
Ahi Tartare

ʻAhi Tartare

The Grand Wailea's Humuhumunukunukuapua'a takes its name from Hawaii's state fish. So it's no surprise the restaurant's chef de cuisine knows his way around this savory raw dish.

Eco-friendly Kitchen Cleaners

Who really wants to eat off of a plate that’s been scrubbed down with toxins?
raw brownies by Choice Health Bar in Maui

Choosing What Tastes Good

How did a former banker and an anthropology major become accidental restaurateurs? Maybe Choice was Fate all along.

Island Recipes

Maui Restaurants

lilikoi passionfruit

A Passion for Liliko‘i

Lilikoʻi is the Hawaiian word for passion fruit. While lilikoʻi can be eaten raw, its naturally high acidity makes it perfect for blending into baked goods, frozen custards, and drinks.

Maui Dining & Food Stories