The Island Poké Cookbook
Recipes fresh from Hawaiian shores, from poke bowls to Pacific Rim fusion
By James Gould-Porter
The Hawaiian people have a laid-back love of life, and Island Poké's restaurants committed to sharing this ethos and the authentic flavours from these shores in over 65 recipes.
Poké (pronounced Po-Keh) means to “slice” or “dice” in Hawaiian but it has evolved to become the Hawaiian staple of sliced raw fish served on rice with many condiments and toppings. Fusing the joy of real Hawaiian food, which is a delicious fusion of many cuisines including Polynesian, Japanese, Chinese, South American, Pacific Rim, and even Portuguese influences. The book includes recipes for popular poké dishes sold in the Island Poké restaurant such as classic Spicy Ahi and Golden Beetroot with Chilli Lime Shoyu. There are multicultural Pacific Rim inspired dishes such as Sea Bass Crudo, Teriyaki Salmon Chirashi, and Baja Poke Tostadas. Famous Luau feasting recipes include Pacific Chowder, and Huli Huli Chicken. Finally, a chapter showcasing tropical brunches and bakes includes Açaí Bowls and Courgette and Pecan Loaf.
Published in 2018, this is a new edition.