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Posted to Thread #694 at 1:52 pm on Feb 5, 2006


1 bag of poi
1-2 cups water

Mix water with poi in bowl
Mix to desired consistancy, 1 finger, 2 finger adding more water if needed
If sour poi is desired, use 2-3 day old poi or older.

Portuguese sweet bread
2 pkg active dry yeast
1/2 cup warm potato water
3 Tbs sugar
1 cup mashed potatoes
1/8 tsp ground fresh ginger
1/2 cup milk
2 tsp salt
6 eggs
1 3/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter
8-10 cups flour

Dissolve yeast in potato water
Stir in 3 Tbs sugar, potatoes and ginger
Cover and let rise until doubled
Scald milk, add salt and cool to luke warm
In a small bowl of mixer, beat eggs
Gradually beat in the 1 3/4 cups sugar
Stir into yeast mixture
Add softened butter and mix well
Stir in 2 cups of flour, then the milk
Add 2 more cups of flour
Beat 5 minutes.
Stir in enough remaining flour to make a stiff dough
Place on lightly floured board and knead in remaining flour until dough is
smooth and elastic. About 8 to 10 minutes
Place in greased bowl, turning to grease top of dough
Cover and let rise until doubled
Grease 4 9x5x3 loaf pans
Punch down dough and on lightly floured board divide into fourths
Shape each into a loaf
Place into prepared pans
Cover and let rise until doubled
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
Bake for 45 min. or done

Chow fun
3 sheets of look fun noodles
2 Tbs salad oil
1/2 lb cooked slivered pork, can substitute cooked hamburger
1 small onion sliced
1 small carrot sliced
1 stalk celery sliced
2 Tbs shoyu
2 Tbs oyster sauce
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4tsp pepper
1/4 lb Chinese peas
1 pkg (12oz) bean sprouts
1 green onion chopped

Slice look fun sheets into 1/2 inch strips of "noodles"
In a large wok or skillet, heat salad oil
Stir-fry pork for 30 seconds
Add onion and carrot
Stir fry 30 seconds
Stir in celery and look fun.
Add shoyu, oyster sauce, salt sugar, peppers, green onion
Stir in Chinese peas and bean sprouts
Stir until sprouts are warm

"Sticky" rice
2 cups white rice like Kokuho
2 1/2 cups water

In cooking pan rinse rice, drain
Add water
Bring to boil over high heat
When boiling, cover and simmer for 25 minutes or done
remove from heat and serve
Keep covered

Sushi rice
1 1/2 cups white rice
1 1/2 cups water
1/3 cup rice vinegar
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 tsp salt
Opt. Black sesame seeds, Furikake

In rice cooker or 2 qt pan rinse rice and drain
Add water and cook rice
While rice is cooking, combine vinegar, sugar and salt in small saucepan
Bring to a boil, cool
Reserve 1 1/2 Tbs mix.
Pour remaining over cooked and cooled, still warm rice
Mix lightly
Using leftover vinegar mixture to moisten hands, form into balls or triangles
or use a mold.
Arrange on plate and sprinkle roasted black sesame seeds on or Furikake on

Okinawan purple sweet potatos, boiled
6 medium potatoes

cut into 1/2
Trim ends
Boil for 20-40 minutes until done
Cool and serve

2-3 large ripe ulu (breadfruit)

Peel the skin and remove the stem
Cut in 1/2 and core it
Cut into bite sized pieces

Steam for 2 hours or pressure cook for 1 hour

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