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How to Make Okinawan Andagi

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Andagi is a sweet treat eaten during the Okinawan Festivals held on Hawaii. It is deep fried similarly to a classic doughnut. It has a crunchy golden brown exterior with a sweet and cake-like texture inside. Traditionally the andagi is made by hand dropping it in the oil, creating unique shapes and sometimes leaving that coveted tail.

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How to Make Hawaiian Local Style – Fried Rice

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Fried rice is a great local dish to make if you have a lot of leftover ingredients. Since rice is pretty much a staple in Hawaii, guarantee there will be leftover rice. So, put that rice together with veggies of your choice and any leftover meat, and now you have fried rice! You know it’s local fried rice if you either have spam, lup cheon, char siu, shrimp, chicken, beef, or Portuguese sausage. I also heard that bacon is great for this dish too!

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A Classic Loco Moco

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One of Hawaii’s classic dish is loco moco. Everyone and their dog has come across this simple and filling dish. Basically it is rice, hamburger patty, gravy, and an egg. Boom! Right there is your classic loco moco. Although it is an easy dish, this will leave anyone happy with a full stomach.

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Okinawan Sweet Potato Haupia Pie

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Okinawan Sweet Potato Haupia Pie is by far my favorite dessert! My Aunty brought this dessert one day for family dinner, and I practically ate it all. It’s a unique dessert with three layers of heaven. A crunchy shortbread crust, layered with Okinawan Sweet Potatoes, and topped with a Haupia layer.

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