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Tasteful Tours Of Hawaii #3

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by Steve Dryden on December 14, 2015

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Helena’s Hawaiian Food in Honolulu

Hawaiian cuisine can be traced back to the early history of Polynesian immigration and the settlement of the Hawaiian Islands. Ancient explorers brought specific animals and about thirty edible plants to Hawaii in hopes of creating a sustainable source of nutrition, thus allowing the establishment of new communities throughout the Pacific region.
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Tasteful Tours Of Hawaii #2

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by Steve Dryden on November 9, 2015

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Little Village Noodle House in Chinatown, Honolulu

Few people know that it was the Chinese who brought the original sugar mill to Hawaii in 1800. The first official Chinese citizens to arrive in Honolulu were crew members aboard four ships in 1788. A Chinese resident and trader set up shop around the Honolulu harbor area in 1823, and by 1840, there was about 30 Chinese in the district that eventually became known as Chinatown. Many more Chinese were imported as contract workers for the sugar fields, some eventually staying, gravitating towards Chinatown and starting small businesses.
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Tasteful Tours Of Hawaii #1

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by Steve Dryden on September 15, 2015

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Aloha or universal love are the primary words that sum up our affection and passionate affair for anything Hawaiian. Blessed with plumeria-scented trade winds, colorful kaleidoscope sunsets, brilliant tropical flowers, warm seawater, perfect waves and a rich diversity of cultures, you easily discover the reason we call these islands paradise.
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Zwetschgenkuchen

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by Viktoria Vidali on September 20, 2009

in Cuisine,General,Weekly Post

Italian plums come into season in early autumn, so for me September has always been Zwetschgenkuchen month. Zwetschgenkuchen is the name of a delicious, juicy plum yeast cake from the province of Hessen, Germany. No fancy imported ingredients are required. You can make this mouth-watering treat anywhere you are able to purchase fresh, deep purple Italian plums. Since this week’s Weekly Image post talks about heirloom recipes, I’m going to share this special family Fall formula with you!
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