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Hand-picked Passion: Lilikoi Cheesecake

Oct 02, 2011 No Comments by

One of the things I miss the most when I’m away from the warm island of Maui is the aptly-named passionfruit. Back on the mainland, in an attempt to quench the thirst for lilikoi, I’ve sampled passion fruit juice, sorbet, tea, jelly, jam, and syrup. Take my word for it, nothing satisfies like the punch [...]

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Fruit-cycling for Food Security

Aug 22, 2011 No Comments by

  No matter what corner of the Island you might find yourself, as soon you step out into Maui air, your nose is hit with the scent of fresh fruit growing trees along the coastline and throughout the slopes of Upcountry. Tall, sturdy mango trees hang heavy with the orange, melt-in-your-mouth fruit. Skinny papaya trees [...]

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