If I lived On Oahu…

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 6comments No tags Permalink 0

…every Saturday morning would begin with a ready appetite and a visit to the KCC Farmers Market.

Why not – have shave ice for breakfast?

And bring home a Bale baguette for dad.

(Sometimes he switches it up and requests a loaf of potato and onion focaccia).

The bread and pastry options from Bale have expanded since my last visit six months ago. Suffice it to say that Rodney Weddle is turning out the best bread on the islands. Japanese, Chinese, and even Korean breads are plentiful here, but it’s so very rare that once comes across a decent loaf of the rustic European type, much less a great one.

Remember the Magic Rice Pop machine we came across at Palama Market? Well they also have a similar contraption here, EXCEPT…

…the crackers are embedded with furikake! How exciting :)

When the entire family comes, we usually grab a few plate lunches for breakfast. Options are so many it can be overwhelming. The pesto grilled pizza is a family favourite, though we try to switch it up with other dishes like laulau…

…or garlic shrimp…(the fried taro mochi is also worth stomach space, that is, if there is any left by this point!)

…but no matter what eat, we always end on a shared dish of fried green tomatoes. Heheh.

Saturday, 9am

I’ve been visiting the KCC Farmers Market twice a year. Once in the summer, and once in the winter. Lucky all those who live on the island – it’s so easy to take advantage this market. Find my last post (summer 2008) here. I wish this was a more comprehensive post, but alas, tax season has all but drained my energy (and dried out my eyes ;).

Happy Tuesday/Wednesday!

KCC Farmer’s Market
4303 Diamond Head Rd
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 484-0052

  • K and S
    January 28, 2009

    I would be there too!! Happy Tuesday/Wednesday to you too!

  • Darien
    January 28, 2009

    I can’t say enough how much I love your Hawaii posts! (Your NYC ones are great too… but there’s nothing like home).

  • anonymous
    January 28, 2009

    Oh wow laulau is the truth! I’m making a list of places for my next trip home, thanks for the tips!

  • Kathy YL Chan
    January 29, 2009

    Kat!Thanks! :DDarien!Aww thank you – you’re so lucky to be able to go home this week…eat plenty and well! :)Hey Cecelia!Yes!! laulau = truth. I like the sound of that! :)

  • kelly
    January 29, 2009

    One of these days you’ll have to take me with you, I live so close but just can’t bring myself to get up that early in the morning!

  • Deb
    March 19, 2009

    Love! I’m going home (Maui) in June and I just cannot wait to EAT and EAT and EAT! LOL:)

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