Tastes of Aloha Blog

Curried Egg Salad Sandwich with Aloha!

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Curried Egg Salad Sandwich with Aloha!

It definitely was a different Easter this year, but one thing we noticed after our Easter Egg hunt at home was we still had a lot of eggs leftover! Not quite sure what to do with them we decided to make an Egg Salad with a different Hawaiian twist. This Curried Egg Salad uses Exotic Curry Powder from Ka'iulani Spices. So good! CURRIED EGG SALAD SANDWICH  Ingredients 8 Large Eggs 1/3 Cup Mayonnaise 1 tsp Ka'iulani Spice Exotic Curry Powder 1 tbs Chopped Fresh Chives Kosher Salt and Black Pepper 4 Slices Wheat Bread 4 Large Leaves Bibb Lettuce  ...

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Arugula Salad with a Hawaiian Twist!

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Arugula Salad with a Hawaiian Twist!

One upside to our stay at home mandate in Hawaii is that we have time to make delicious meals at home, enjoy quality time as a family cooking and eating at the dinner table.  Our family loves salads and we have been enjoying making our own salad dressings to coat with whatever greens and vegetables we have at the time. Last night, we decided to use the Hawaii's Gold Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Oil as our base for our salad dressing and it did not disappoint!  We added the Macadamia Nut Oil, fresh garlic, lemon juice, Kaiulani Spice Organic Alaea Sea Salt...

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Introducing Tastes of Aloha!

Introducing Tastes of Aloha!

  We are excited to announce our rebranding of Hawaii Coffee Connection to -Tastes of Aloha!  As many businesses do, we have evolved from providing our customers with a connection to Hawaii's Finest Coffees and Hawaiian Food Gifts to now being able to offer many Tastes of Aloha such as jams, jellies, butters, teas, honeys, granola, syrups, a bigger line of Hawaiian coffees, Hawaiian Chocolates and our Tastes of Aloha Gift Boxes. Our mission, as always will be to source local products from each island, provide you with excellent customer service, with a goal of launching new products and gift...

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Hawaiian Holiday Entertaining

Hawaiian Holiday Entertaining

Tis the Season for entertaining and we have wonderful Hawaiian Holiday additions that can bring a Taste of Aloha to your Holiday entertaining!  We begin with one of our favorite appetizers that comes with very little preparation. Hawaiian Pepper Jelly on Cream Cheese This appetizer uses our Dip into Paradise Hawaiian Pepper Jelly which is sweet and spicy consisting of Hawaiian peppers, onions, parsley, & honey with a flavor that is not too hot and not too mild. Pour it over cream cheese and serve with your favorite crackers. How easy is that? This delicious appetizer is sure to please...

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Fall Hawaiian Recipes are Here!

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Fall Hawaiian Recipes are Here!

Fall is here and with it we are celebrating with yummy Hawaiian Fall Dessert Recipes!   These recipes have a little of Hawai'i in all of them and we are so happy to share our love for a good Hawaiian dessert! We particularly like to celebrate these desserts with are Fall inspired Hawaiian Coffees from Hawaii's Finest Specialties choose from: Caramel Macadamia Nut Crunch, Hawaiian Hazelnut & Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie.   Our first Hawaiian Fall dessert is a Haupia Pumpkin Square and one of our absolute favorites! Combining delectable Hawaiian Macadamia Nuts, Haupia (a traditional coconut milk-based Hawaiian dessert often found at...

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