First Place Winner in the Appetizer Category was Waipi’o ‘Ulu Ho’i’o Pupu - by Jim Cain of Honoka’a and Waipi'o Valley.
Waipi’o ‘Ulu Ho’i’o Pupu
1 firm 'ulu
3 pounds ho'i'o
2 pounds tomatoes
1 medium onion
6 cloves garlic
1/8 cup grated ginger
Peel and steam 'ulu and cube. Chop and blanch ho'i'o and run under cold water to cool. Slice tomatoes and onions and chop the garlic fine.
Add sauce ingredients together and then mix well. Put in fridge to cool,
Enjoy as pupu.
Yield: 20 servings
Note: The recipe did not show amount of ingredients for the sauce. Use your own taste and discretion while adding and mixing.
Waipi'o: A valley rich with history on the northern section of the Island of Hawai'i (the Big Island)
'ulu - Hawaiian word for breadfruit
ho'i'o - edible fiddlehead fern or fernbracken aka called pohole (Maui) or warabi by the Japanese.
shoyu - local word for soy sauce
patis - a type of fish sauce used widely in Filipino cuisine
pupu - appetizer
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