Aunty Audrey’s Big Island Eats shares with you the Island’s recipes and culinary fare gathered from friends, family, chefs, restaurants, and home economists. It is a community collection of food that conjures up nostalgic memories of dishes and restaurants now gone, but not forgotten; tat pays homage to the island’s farmers, ranchers, businessment and women, and community leaders; that invites you into aunty’s home for a family-favorite meal; that reveals signature recipes from some of the Island’s best-known chefs.

Table of Contents

KTA ‘Ohana

Baking a Cake in a Soda Box (Derek Kurisu)
Salmon with Mountain Apple Guava Sauce
Watercress Chicken Salad
Portuguese Kale Soup (Tony Armstrong)
Salami Salad with Tomatoes and Mozzarella (Merle Unoki)
Asian Spiced Eggplant Spread (Merle Unoki)
Tex-Mex Taco Dinner (Nicole Onishi)
Roast Turkey in a KTA Paper Sack
Kim Chee Clam Dip (Robin Kokubun)
Apple Vinaigrette (Lori Taniguchi)
Kim Chee and Togan Soup
Sesame Seed Chicken (Jon Taniguchi)

Best of the Big Island

AKA Sushi’s Spicy ‘Ahi (Kyaw Moe, AKA Sushi)
Lily’s Sukiyaki (Lily Inouye)
Shoyu Poke, KTA-Style (KTA)
Creamy Seafood Pesto Over Linguine (Don Hoota, Don’s Grill)
Kona Coffee Crisp Tulips with Two Kona Coffee Liqueur Mousses (Cathy and Robin Barrett, Kailua Candy Company)
Spaghetti Squash with Pesto (Island Naturals Market and Deli)
Furikake Salmon (Seaside Res