Hawaiian Style Chicken Breasts with Grapes

An Old Kamai’ina Favorite
Are Grapes Hawaiian?

Using grapes to cook Asian Pacific dishes

Grapes

Here is one of the Old Kamai’ina recipes from Hawaii, most of which taste good, but often contain a very marginal Pacific flavor. Grapes have been grown in Hawaii since 1815, so they can be considered Hawaiian.

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Japanese Cuisine 日本 料理

A Poetical Pursuit of Food [1]
Harmony for the Palate and the Eye

–“All Japanese food needs its setting.” — Sir John Pilcher, H.M. Ambassador to Japan [2]

“I wouldn’t be surprised to see 20 percent of Americans eating sushi as part of their regular diet in 10 or 15 years.” — Boye De Mente, 1987 [3]

Tosa Sake for New Year

Japanese food is one of the great cuisines of the Pacific Rim — and the world. Its popularity is leaping over national boundaries. Japanese cuisine is about Continue reading