Recipes

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

Coconut Tapioca Dessert

ginataan recipe
Chef Sheldon Simeon prepared some amazing dishes for our 2014 Holiday Test Kitchen, including this Filipino recipe for coconut tapioca dessert.

Ahi Bruschetta Recipe

Ahi Bruschetta recipe
Mark Ellman's ahi bruschetta wins Maui No Ka ‘Oi Magazine's "Best of the Fest" award at the 2012 Kapalua Wine and Seafood Festival. Learn how to make it.

Olive Oil Monchong

best monchong recipe
This tasty recipe by Chef Joey Macadangdang won two awards at the 2014 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival.

Masters of Mixology

mixology
Get 23 cocktail recipes in our latest edition of Maui Mixology!

ʻAhi Poke Tacos Recipe

best ahi poke recipe
Follow this recipe from Pineapple Grill

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.

Lime in the Coconut

fleetwood's lime coconut cocktail
Fleetwood's on Front St. — which tied for this year's Gold ʻAipono Award for Best Bar — shares a lime and coconut cocktail recipe just in time for summer.

Coconut Cream Filling

coconut cream filling
Coconut cream filling.... Mmmmmm!!!

Cake Noodles Recipe

A delicious Tylun Pang recipe for cake noodles with veggie stir fry.

The Pie That Binds

Each Thanksgiving, the family behind Four Sisters Bakery bake 6,000 pies to “raise dough” for local nonprofits.

Milk Chocolate Almond Cake

chocolate almond cake recipe
Mahalo to Chef Anton Haines for this dessert recipe.

Prime Rib au Jus

Prime Rib au Jus recipe
Mahalo to Island Gourmet Markets for this tantalizing prime rib recipe.

Banana Bread

banana bread recipe
Javi Barberi shares the recipe for Breakwall Shave Ice's rich and creamy Banana Bread with Lilikoi Cream Cheese.

Ginger-steamed Kahuku-farmed Moi Recipe

steamed moi lup cheong
Ginger-steamed Kahuku-farmed Moi with Chinese Sausage, Ginger, Green Onions, Chinese Parsley, Soy, and Sizzling Peanut Oil.

Mascarpone Polenta

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

Masters of Mixology 2016

guava cocktail
Eight locally-made cocktail recipes to savor.

Watermelon Shochu Cocktail

watermelon 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.

Pickled Green Papaya

green papaya achara
After it's ready, you can save Achara for up to 6 months in jars in the refrigerator. Use it as a relish on sandwiches, or add it to lettuce wraps. The extra vinegar mixture can be used as a base in marinades and salad dressings.

Rib-eye Marinade

beef marinade recipe
Mahalo to Chef Craig Erickson of the Sea House Restaurant for this marinade recipe.

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!

ʻOpakapaka

opakapaka fish recipe
Learn how to create crispy 'opakapaka fish dinner at home.

Macadamia-Nut-Crusted Mahimahi

mac nut crusted mahimahi
Another delicious recipe from Chef Tylun Pang's "What Maui Likes To Eat."

Bouillabaisse

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

RECIPE: Coriander and Chili Gremolata Sauce/Marinade

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

Breadfruit Nog

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

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.

Lemongrass-cured Salmon

Clever pastry spoons loaded with salmon and roe wowed guests at the 2010 Noble Chef gala.