Recipes

Hungry? Check this page for island-inspired recipes from Maui chefs and culinary stars. You won't be disappointed.

Sabayon & Strawberries Recipe

strawberry dessert
Lokelani sparkling-wine sabayon lightly garnished with chocolate shavings, Upcountry Maui strawberries, and a chunk of Chef's sensationally crunchy macadamia-nut brittle.

And the Winner Is . . .

charred octopus
Fourteen Maui restaurants vie for Best of Fest at the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival’s seafood finale.

Go, Cocktails! (RECIPES)

YourBar
Maui’s mobile bars bring craft-cocktail services right to your party.

RECIPE: Coriander and Chili Gremolata Sauce/Marinade

John Sandbach
Texas native John Sandbach pays homage to both Texas and Maui in his culinary creations.

Mmmmangoes

mangoes
Mangoes were introduced into the Islands in 1824; today no fewer than fifteen hybrid varieties have taken root.

La Dolce Vita

beach picnic
Italian cuisine goes al fresco at this beach picnic on Maui. The menu: chicken Milanese on flatbread, pasta fregola salad, and marinara and cheese-filled panzarotti.

Masters of Mixology

adult shave ice on maui
Thirsty? We've compiled some of Maui's tastiest and most beloved cocktails and 'mocktails' for you!

Hook, Line & Supper (VIDEO + RECIPES)

Maui fishing charter
Our private chef turns an invasive species into a yummy meal. This story includes recipes for Macadamia Nut Caper Sauce and Green Chermoula!

The Great Beer Cocktail

beer cocktails
Beer cocktails as luxury drinks? You bet your tankard! The refreshing, ice-cold bubbly from Maui’s craft breweries can stand up to some of the continent’s best craft beers.

Crab Cannelloni Recipe

Taverna Restaurant Maui
Contrasting flavors of creamy cheesiness and bright, fresh tomatoes dazzle your taste buds in this recipe for Taverna’s Maui Crab Cannelloni / Manicotti.

Bouillabaisse

Bouillabaise recipe
You will need monchong, mahimahi, and skinless red snapper for this tasty Bouillabaisse recipe.

Mascarpone Polenta

polenta appetizer
Mick Fleetwood passes the polenta pupu during our 2016 Holiday Test Kitchen.

Poke for days (literally) + poke recipe

poke
This local-style staple is making waves across the Pacific—but the best spot to enjoy poke will always be here in Hawaiʻi. One West Maui eatery is honoring our poke traditions with a tasty twist on "The 12 Days of Christmas."

Breadfruit Nog

ulu egg nog
Ross Steidel of Perfect Pour Maui created two versions of ‘ulu nog: one with eggs and cream, one vegan.

Spinach Salad

spinach bacon salad
Add some bacon to your spinach salad!!! Mmmmmmm!

Rack of Lamb

lamb chops
Rack of lamb gets a warm reception, arriving dressed in a pistachio-panko crust.

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

beef tenderloin recipe
Get this recipe for roasted beef tenderloin.

Cranberry Cake Recipe

cranberry cake
This joyous cake is chock-full of tart-sweet cranberries, cranberry compote and a sweet orange icing.

Rye Whiskey Cocktails

rye whiskey cocktail recipe
Rye whiskey is an American spirit with a history as old as the United States. More than two centuries later, rye is still sprouting up on Maui in cocktails with tropical fruit and syrups.

Toro! Toro! Toro!

Get the recipe for Morimoto’s Toro Tartare with Dashi Soy.

Savoring the Burn

chili pepper water
Locals splash chili pepper water on just about anything, but the origin of this ubiquitous Hawai‘i condiment remains a mystery.

Freddie’s Cocktail

Spicy Caipirinha cocktail
"Leblon Cachaca is so vibrant and has such a unique, grassy profile. Kiwi and pineapple work well together and bring out the fresh, green, earthy characteristics of Cachaca," says mixologist Freddie Sconfienza.

Fire and Ice

mango paloma cocktail
Locally grown Hawaiian chili pepper spikes up these icy, spicy drinks.

Masters of Mixology 2016

guava cocktail
Eight locally-made cocktail recipes to savor.

Lemon-Macadamia Olive Oil Cake

lemon macadamia cake recipe
Featuring Sammy’s Beach Bar Macadamia Nut Rum Glaze.

Uncle Kunkel’s Green Beans & Grilled Tri-tip

green beans
Take boring green beans and make them exciting with this tasty recipe from Rob Wheeler & Dave Singha.

Hamoa Lemonade

maui lemonade mocktail
Add strawberry lemonade vodka to this recipe to transform Travassa's mocktail into a true cocktail.

Island Recipes