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Slow Food O’ahu Indian Cooking Class and Dinner – July 11, 2015

Slow Food O’ahu Indian Cooking Class and Dinner – July 11, 2015

Private home on Windward Side – 3:00 p.m. to begin instruction

Slow Food O’ahu is pleased to host a dinner of instruction and consumption of food from India. Our instructors, Pratisha and Kavita, have both been immersed in the Indian kitchen since they were young children, learning to cook by watching their mothers and grandmothers. Born in India and raised in the US, both Pratisha and Kavita have adapted traditional Indian dishes for the western kitchen. Pratisha’s specialties include Bengali and Punjabi dishes and Kavita cooks dishes from the south Indian regions of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Pratisha’s mother is a nutritionist and the recipes she uses are her healthy adaptations of traditional food.

Our menu will include the following dishes:

* Meat dish- Pork Keema

* Vegetable dish – Aloo gobi (potato cauliflower curry)

* Starch – Lemon rice

* Side dish: Indian salad

* Side dish: Raita (yogurt sauce)

* Dessert: Ice-cream w/ Indian topping

* Drinks – Sassy Lassi (and/or other concoctions created by our hosts)

The dinner will be hosted at a private home on the Windward side. Directions will be provided upon payment. The cost is $35 for members and $45 for non-members. For reservations, go to or to view all our Slow Food events.

Lunch in Provence – July 19, 2015

Lunch in Provence – July 19, 2015  

Private home in Hauula 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

French Chef Michele Haines of Spring Mill Cafe, PA, fame returns to Honolulu.

Be one of the lucky sixteen to have a place at the table when Michele Haines returns to Honolulu and delights us with her food demonstrations and outstanding cuisine. She is looking forward to shopping at our farmers’ markets and local stores for the best and freshest locally-sourced ingredients. The meal will be sea side at a beach house in Hauula.


On this visit, she will allow four of us to be sous chefs under her guidance. Sous chefs will arrive at 10:00 and prep the meal with the chef.


Chef Michele’s Pennsylvania restaurant ( has consistently garnered four-star ratings in ‘Open Table’ and ‘Yelp’. Slow Food O’ahu foodies had the pleasure of learning how to make brioche with her two years ago. Last year she delighted us with a dinner and omelet flipping brunch. Chef Michele continues as a Slow Food ambassador, continuing her earlier efforts to introduce the Slow Food philosophy to that country and looks forward to her time with us in Hawai’i.


If you wish to be a sous chef, please indicate when signing up.  Please bring a beverage of your choice.

The price for the meal is $40 for members and $50 for non-members. To reserve a spot, go to

or go to which lists all our Slow Food events.

Slow Food Chinatown Tours

Slow Food Chinatown Tours
May 31, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (no lunch)
June 28, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (with lunch)
Our successful Chinatown tours will continue in May and June.  

Explore the history, culture, and food traditions of Honolulu’s Chinatown. Visit markets, bakeries, noodle factories, specialty shops, temples and historic sites. Sample local foods such as poke, roast pork, look funn noodles, and tropical fruits.  Bring your shopping bags with you so you can  buy fresh produce, noodles, and specialty products.

Take your choice of a May tour without a lunch OR a June tour with a 5-course lunch after the tour at one of Chinatown’s finest restaurants included.

To register for the Sunday, May 31 tour, the price is$30 for members/$40 for non-members.


To register for the Sunday, June 28 tour, the price is $50 for members/$60 for non-members


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