The leeks I got from Kula Fields are gorgeous this week. Resembleing a giant green onion of sorts, the leek is much more fibrous and can withstand more cooking than the delicate scallion. So far I have roasted and tempura'd this vegetable. They are famously used in Vichyssoise, a soup of pureed potato and leeks with cream. How do you like to prepare leeks? Share your … [Read more...] about Spock my box @kulafields bonus: beautiful leek. Whats your favorite way to eat leeks?
From Evernote: Broccoli Potato Salad I came up with this salad to enjoy raw broccoli more. Its not my favorite thing to eat raw, seems kind of dry. I was tired of parboiling for all my salads. In this salad the fingerlings are lightly boiled. By that I mean they are cooked through but at a low rolling boil so their outer skins and texture remain firm. I love the … [Read more...] about Broccoli Potato Salad
This week's box looks incredible. I am really excited to eat these beautiful radishes and beets. Also got citrus, avocado, sweet potato, lettuce, tomato, and ginger. My week starts now! … [Read more...] about locavore jackpot! I have been waiting for @kulafields just to see whats in this weeks box: Peek inside click here
It used to be that strawberries sucked on Maui. They were imported from California and would arrive expensive and bruised, partially unripe and sour. Now Kula has become synonymous with strawberries on Maui, partially due to Chauncy Monden and Kula Country Farms, where he produces this year-round crop. Monden was a grad of University of Hawaii at Manoa, and could have chosen a … [Read more...] about Maui’s Seasonal Fruit of the Month – Strawberries at Kula Country Farms
Summer Roll's are a perfect high heat noon summer food. Not sure if that is where they get their name. You can get them many places, but the one pictured here is from Down to Earth's Deli for $2.50. If you want a side of peanut sauce its addl 49 cents. (it does have sauce inside the wrap) Filling, but light, the rice wrap on Down To Earth's version is not your usual Banh … [Read more...] about Down to Earth’s Summer Rolls today’s $2.50 lunch grab