Lilikoi

LILIKOI CRÈME BRULÉ

December 7, 2010

Bag of Lilikoi Anything to do with lilikoi has been one of the mostly highly popular topics of this blog. One reader (Kaleo) just sent this recipe for me to try. I’m not able to eat anything like it right now, so I’m passing it on for someone else to try it and let us […]

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Lessons from Lava

November 26, 2010

The official theme of this blog is ” homesteading, food, travel, and philosophy from the side of a volcano in rural Hawai`i.” So far, I’ve done mostly the first three, but very little of the fourth – philosophy. I could elaborate philosophically on many topics, and over the next few months, bear with me as […]

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Lilikoi and Aquaponics

December 26, 2009

  I’ve complained about the lack of lilikoi on my pathetic vines. They are starting to take off a little more and someday I’ll have my own lilikoi. In the meantime, Alexis, one of my readers, felt sorry for me and offered lilikoi from her yard. It turned out to be a great way to […]

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Lava Homestead Update

December 5, 2009

  I’ve thought of the succulents and snapdragons that are all over this acre as really nothing more than weeds. Why? Because I didn’t plant them, they sprout up unbidden, then grow without anyone’s help, and they aren’t something I can eat. But I realized just how much they add to my landscape when I […]

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Gallimaufry

October 24, 2009

  Before you go scrambling for your dictionary, I’ll save you the trouble. The word “gallimaufry” originally came from the French and it was a hash made out of meat scraps. So that’s what today’s post is going to be – sort of a hash of miscellaneous items that I find interesting. After my post […]

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Lilikoi Butter

September 9, 2009

  First, you need to know that “lilikoi” is our Hawai`ian word for passionfruit, the fruit of the Passion Flower vine. Read the Wikipedia religious explanation of the word “passion.” But I’m passionate about the passionfruit (groan), which I know mostly as lilikoi. In January, I wrote about trying to grown my own, but I […]

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Lilikoi Revisited

January 9, 2009

click here to see larger image LILIKOI SEEDLINGS One of my earliest posts for this blog talked about my lilikoi so you might want to go back and read to refresh your memory about lilikoi. Lilikoi is the Hawai`ian name for Passion Fruit. I took a picture of these tiny lilikoi/passion fruit seedlings back in […]

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What in the world is lilikoi?

June 26, 2008

If you read this blog and you are not a resident of Hawai`i, that’s probably what you’ve been wondering. Lilikoi is the Hawai`ian name for Passion Fruit. It has a very distinctive flavor and not everyone likes it the first time they taste it. I think it’s definitely an acquired taste, although it was love […]

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