Breadfruit

Breadfruit, Artocarpus altilis, is a large tree that grows through out the Pacific Islands. It has a fruit that is most commonly eaten as a starch or green vegetable, but will also ripen to sweetness. The history of this plant is famous due to it's association with the mutiny on the Bounty. It is an attractive tree with shiny, deeply lobed leaves. Many varieties are found in the Pacific and leaf shapes vary considerably amongst them. The fruit shapes and sizes are variable as well, ranging from...

Sweet Potato Pudding Koele Palau

Okinawan sweet potatoes, cooked IV2 cups coconut milk 1 can (12 oz.) sweetened condensed milk Pare and slice sweet potatoes. Put half of the coconut milk, half of the condensed milk and half of the sweet potatoes into blender. Cover and blend well pour into serving bowl and repeat with remaining ingredients. Chill before serving. Note Very high in saturated fat. To reduce, replace up to half of coconut milk with whole or low fat milk.

Eel with Coconut Milk and Ginger

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice lh teaspoon monosodium glutamate or aji-no-moto 1 pc. large hot pepper (optional) Use 1 cup ashes to clean eel. Rub eel with ashes then rinse twice. Clean gut then rinse. Cut into pieces, 2 inches in length. Combine cut up eel with 2 cups thin coconut milk, chopped onion, grated ginger, lemon juice, salt, monosodium glutamate and hot pepper. Bring to boil, reduce heat to medium for 15 minutes. Add 1 cup thick coconut milk bring to boil for 20 seconds. Remove from...

Faiai Limu

4 cups limu (any variety except the green grape-like seaweed) 1 cup coconut milk cup lh chopped onion ' 4 teaspoon salt 1 12 -18 banana leaf The limu does not need rinsing in tap water. However, it must be thoroughly rinsed in seawater before removal from the ocean. It does not need chopping either since it will dissolve in the cooking process. Pass the banana leaf over heat to soften it. It must not have holes in it, nor the hard rib attachment. Place limu in the center of the leaf. With both...

Estimated Nutritional Values

What do the Estimated Nutritional Values tables tell me about these recipes The tables that follow most recipes in this cookbook are designed to help you see how each one fits into an overall daily diet. It can help you determine the nutritional value of one serving in a recipe, or compare one recipe with another. You can use it to decide how large a portion to eat or how often to eat a type of food. The nutritional values provide important information because what you eat can actually raise or...

Gollai Hagon Suni

1 cup thin coconut milk l' 2 cups coconut cream 1 tablespoon grated fresh yellow ginger 1 lime or lemon (3 to 4 tablespoons juice) Roll up one dozen taro leaves at a time and chop into V2 inch slices. Put leaves into 6 cups boiling water. Boil about 1 hour or until leaves are mushy. Drain taro leaves. Add thin coconut milk, lemon or lime juice, ginger, garlic, onion, and tomato to taro leaves. Salt to taste. Boil together for 6 minutes. Add coconut cream, boil for 3 minutes. Remove from stove...

Luau Leaves and Boiled Butter Fish

2 bunches luau leaves (80 leaves) 4 cups boiling water ' 4 lb. salted butterfish Wash the taro leaves thoroughly, remove stems. Place in small amount of boiling water. Partially cover the pot and allow the luau leaves to simmer for 1 hour. Taro leaves are done when tender. Wash and scale butterfish. Place in water and boil for 15 minutes. Drain, add fresh water and boil again until tender, 10-15 minutes. Drain and debone fish. Combine with taro leaves and serve. Amount Serving DV* Amount...