Recipes

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

beef tenderloin recipe

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Get this recipe for roasted beef tenderloin.
cranberry cake

Cranberry Cake Recipe

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

Rye Whiskey Cocktails

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.
chili pepper water

Savoring the Burn

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

Freddie’s 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.
mango paloma cocktail

Fire and Ice

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

Masters of Mixology

Eight locally-made cocktail recipes to savor.
lemon macadamia cake recipe

Lemon-Macadamia Olive Oil Cake

Featuring Sammy’s Beach Bar Macadamia Nut Rum Glaze.
green beans

Uncle Kunkel’s Green Beans & Grilled Tri-tip

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

Hamoa Lemonade

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

Obachan’s Backyard Koko

This recipe provides approximately 2 quarts and needs 2-4 days for fermentation.
thyme cocktail

Banyan Tree Thymeline

Sip the garden with this refreshing cocktail, muddled with fresh cucumber, thyme and Tanqueray Gin.
watermelon cocktail

Watermelon Shochu Cocktail

Japengo general manager Matt Rapping shared this refreshing recipe that uses Shochu, a distillate usually made from rice, but sometimes from sweet potato or other carbohydrate.
ozoni recipe

Kanto Zouni (Ozoni)

Try Japengo Chef Jin's recipe for ozoni, a seafood broth traditionally enjoyed during Japanese New Year.
Prime Rib au Jus recipe

Prime Rib au Jus

Mahalo to Island Gourmet Markets for this tantalizing prime rib recipe.
pumpkin salad

Warm Kabocha Salad

Mahalo to chef Chris Kulis for this recipe for grilled pumpkin salad.
roasted pineapple rack with bananas and sorbet

Roasted Pineapple Rack

with Pressure-cooked Bananas and Pineapple Crème Fraiche Sorbet... Mmmm!
salt baked fish recipe

Salt-crusted Onaga

Mahalo to Chef Chris Kulis for his recipe for salt-baked Hawaiian snapper.
Ulupalakua Punchr recipe

Knockout Punches

Need a holiday punch recipe? We’ve got you covered with a one-two punch.
homemade gnocchi

Taro Gnocchi Recipe

Mahalo to Chef Brian Etheredge for this taro gnocchi recipe.
Lobster vinaigrette with vegetables

Roasted Vegetables

Mahalo to Chef Brian Etheredge for this recipe for roasted vegetables with lobster vinaigrette.
bacon venison

Bacon-wrapped Venison

Mahalo to Chef Chris Kulis for this recipe for Maui venison wrapped in bacon.
best sashimi recipes

Sashimi Recipe

Mahalo to Chef Cameron Lewark for this sashimi recipe.
tropical mai tai recipe

Monkeypod Mai Tai

The Monkeypod Mai Tai is popular is because it is well balanced and refreshingly tart. We also use the best possible ingredients.
award winning seafood cocktail

Coctel a la Campechana

Amid stiff competition at the 2015 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, this seafood cocktail was a standout, winning the people's choice "Best of the Fest" award.
Hamachi Carpaccio

Hamachi Carpaccio

This recipe uses a Vitamix and 8 ounces of hamachi (amberjack).

Island Recipes