Aloha Kitchen

Alana Kysar
published: 
March 26, 2019
Aloha Kitchen: Recipes from Hawai'i

Recipes from Hawai'i

From Maui native and popular food blogger Alana Kysar, this gorgeous cookbook of 85 fresh and sunny recipes reflects the major cultures that have influenced local Hawaiʻi food over time: Native Hawaiian, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Korean, Filipino, and Western.

In Aloha Kitchen, Alana Kysar takes you into the homes, restaurants, and farms of Hawaiʻi, exploring the cultural and agricultural influences that have made dishes like plate lunch and poke crave-worthy culinary sensations with locals and mainlanders alike. Interweaving regional history, local knowledge, and the aloha spirit, Kysar introduces local Hawaiʻi staples like saimin, loco moco, shave ice, and shoyu chicken, tracing their geographic origin and history on the islands. As a Maui native, Kysar’s roots inform deep insights on Hawaiʻi’s multiethnic culture and food history. In Aloha Kitchen, she shares recipes that Hawaiʻi locals have made their own, blending cultural influences to arrive at the rich tradition of local Hawaiʻi cuisine. With transporting photography, accessible recipes, and engaging writing, Kysar paints an intimate and enlightening portrait of Hawaiʻi and its cultural heritage.

This cookbook is listed in Best Cookbooks 2019  

Haven't found what you are looking for with 'Aloha Kitchen'?

You can find lots of other cookbooks on Mybestcookbooks.com then 'Aloha Kitchen'. Are you looking for cookbooks to lose weight, then take a look at our extensive list of best weight loss cookbooks or best vegan cookbooks. There you will certainly find a diet cookbook that suits you. If you are looking for recipes to make for your children, take a look at cookbooks for children.

If you are looking for the latest and best cookbooks of the moment, then you should look at our best cookbooks of 2020. For a list of cookbooks that have long proven to be popular in 2019, you can also take a look at the best cookbooks of 2019.