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Mother's Day on Kauai 2016

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! We know the big day isn’t until Sunday, May 8, but we wanted to give you a head start. My mother lives in Colorado, and I miss her lovin’ tremendously. I know that she’s surrounded with love and I hope you feel the love in your…

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April 29, 2016

Easter Sunday on Kauai 2016

Durga Farms Durga Farms has a delicious sweet potato recipe to add to your Easter menu. Serves 4. Preparation Time: 15 minutes 2-3 cups chopped sweet potato   2 Tbsp ghee  Pinch of mineral salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon   1/2 tsp cardamom seeds   10-12 dried or fresh rose petals (optional)   1/4 cup fresh chopped…

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March 25, 2016

Valentine's Day on Kauai 2016

Papalani Gelato will have their special spicy chocolate gelato and a collection of special Valentine’s Chocolates. Photo contributed by Papalani Gelato. Tasting Kauai wishes your food lovin’ heart a happy Valentine’s Day! Dan and I have been happily married for 16 years and this year, Michelle and Ron celebrated 2 years of wedded bliss. We hope…

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February 11, 2016

Christmas on Kauai 2015

Papalani Gelato There are three seasonal flavors – Gingerbread Crunch, Eggnog, and Christmas Celebration. They also have Eggnog  and Gingerbread Breezes and Gela-atte. Wailua Shave Ice Holiday flavors include peppermint chocolate as well as lilikoi shave ice. Java Kai Featuring a real maple syrup latte this season and of course they use beans they roast right there in the shop!…

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December 22, 2015

Get Into the Holiday Spirit with Winter Elixirs from Tommy Bahama

Worker Bee by Tommy Bahama. Contributed photo. Tis the season at Tommy Bahama! The iconic island lifestyle brand has crafted three new cocktails to help you celebrate the holiday season.  The Worker Bee is truly unique using the warmth of bourbon as its base mixed with St. Germa Elderflower and Aperol which gives it the…

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November 21, 2014

Thanksgiving in Kauai 2013

Tasting Kauai wishes you a happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy these holiday menus and be sure to make reservations! South Side Roy’s Poipu Three course prix fixe, $44 Roasted Hamakua Alii Mushroom Bisque and Lemon Goat Cheese Mousse Poipu Roast Turkey, Turkey Demi-Glace, Mashed Potatoes, Kulana Wild Boar and Cornbread Stuffing, Haricot Verts Almondine, Cranberry Poha Relish…

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November 26, 2013