Top Hawaii Home-style Cookbooks
While the new Hawaii Regional Cuisine is getting all of the headlines, it's the more home-style type of cooking that is found in most homes and even in most restaurants in Hawaii. With these cookbooks you can make your own pupus (appetizers), plate lunch, mochi and a whole lot more.
Top Hawaii Regional Cuisine Cookbooks
The new Hawaiian Regional Cuisine, bears little resemblance to what is commonly referred to as “local food,” served in diners and plate lunch stands. Influenced by fresh regional products from the West Coast and the complex, exotic seasonings of the East, each Hawaiian regional chef brings his own personal slant to the food he creates.
Top Maui Cookbooks
Maui is known as the Valley Island because of its rich and fertile central valley in which the majority of Hawaii's fresh crops are grown. Maui is known for its excellent restaurants which feature fresh ingredients from the island.
Top Sam Choy Cookbooks
Sam Choy is Hawaii's most famous chef. He was one of the 12 chefs who created Hawaiian Regional Cuisine, a culinary movement that changed eating in the islands. Choy's cooking is hapu, a hybrid of Polynesian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and European influences, combined in what he calls local-style cooking.