Sam Choy's Little Hawaiian Cookbook for Big Appetites

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Join celebrity chef Sam Choy in this little celebration of Hawaii's cuisine. Though the book is tiny, it will satisfy some mighty appetites and introduce you to the world of Hawaiian regional cuisine! Whether it's stick-to-the-ribs home cooking like Grandma's Meatloaf and Garlic Mashed potatoes, or elegant party fare like Crusted Ono with Papaya-Mango Salsa, these treasured dishes are sure to be loved by hearty eaters of all kinds. Detailed and easy to follow, Sam's recipes are also surprisingly quick to prepare....
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Overview

Join celebrity chef Sam Choy in this little celebration of Hawaii's cuisine. Though the book is tiny, it will satisfy some mighty appetites and introduce you to the world of Hawaiian regional cuisine! Whether it's stick-to-the-ribs home cooking like Grandma's Meatloaf and Garlic Mashed potatoes, or elegant party fare like Crusted Ono with Papaya-Mango Salsa, these treasured dishes are sure to be loved by hearty eaters of all kinds. Detailed and easy to follow, Sam's recipes are also surprisingly quick to prepare. Whether you're hungry for traditional luau favorites or want to sample the best of Hawaii's contemporary kitchens, Sam Choy's Little Hawaiian Cookbook makes cooking easy and fun.

About the Author

Sam has been cooking since he was a young boy helping his father cater huge luau on the North Shore of O'ahu in the 1950s and '60s. His father, being of Chinese ancestry, taught him the secrets and techniques of Oriental cookery, while he learned the Island ways and European traditions from his Hawaiian-German mother.

He earned a degree at Kapiolani Community College and worked as a chef at some of Hawaii's most renowned hotels and resorts before opening his own restaurants. Since opening Sam Choy's Restaurant in Kona in 1991, Sam has become a legend, not only for his cooking, but also for his outgoing personality. He is Hawaii's unofficial goodwill ambassador. People who dine at his restaurants end up friends as well as customers. Sam's restaurants on Guam, Maui, the Island of Hawaii, Oahu and Tokyo are always packed, and the people eating there are always smiling.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566476478
  • Publisher: Mutual Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 11/21/2003
  • Sales rank: 966,611
  • Product dimensions: 6.26 (w) x 7.14 (h) x 0.35 (d)

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