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Hamakua Mushroom Frittata

A tasty baked egg skillet is perfect for a hearty breakfast. Plus, it’s packed with healthy vegetables! Serves: 4   Cooking Time: 25 min   What you’ll need: 2 medium-sized baking potatoes 1 cup chopped fresh Alii mushrooms (gray oyster or abalone mushrooms are good too) 1/2 cup chopped broccoli florets 2 scallions, chopped 1/3… Read more

Hamakua Mushroom Omelette

Eggs are one of the fastest foods we can make, and when we team them with sautéed mushrooms, they’re also one of the most delicious. Our Overstuffed Mushroom Omelet isn’t just for breakfast — it can serve as a great lunch or light supper, too.   Serves: 2 Cooking Time: 7 min   What you’ll… Read more

Hilo Grown Ag Tour Takes in nursery, farm and Market

Hilo Grown Ag Tour takes in nursery, farm and market By Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 18, 2013 Honolulu Star Advertiser   COURTESY DANIEL MORII Green Point Nurseries is the largest anthurium farm in Hawaii, and it also grows orchids, tropical flowers and foliage (such as ti leaves) for shipment all over the world…. Read more

Fungi Prove Fun for mushroom-farming couple

Fungi prove fun for mushroom-farming couple By Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 14, 2013 LAST UPDATED: 08:49 p.m. HST, Jul 14, 2013 COURTESY ISAAC FRAZER Samples of mushrooms are set out on tables at the Hamakua Mushroom factory for guests to see, touch and smell. A guest gets a close look at Alii mushrooms during… Read more

Chef Roy Yamaguchi

Based on childhood memories of the feelings and flavors of Hawaii, Chef Roy invented what he refers to as “Hawaiian Fusion® Cuisine” — a tempting combination of exotic flavors and spices mixed with the freshest of local ingredients, always with an emphasis on seafood. Hamakua Mushrooms can be found on Chef Roy’s menus regularly as… Read more

Alii Oyster or Piopinni Risotto

Serves 4-6 Alii Oyster and Piopinni’s firm texture makes a delicious contrast to the silkiness of risotto. The optional addition of dried porcini will increase the depth of flavor. 1 cup arborio rice 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons minced shallot 4 oz. finely chopped Alii Oyster or whole Piopinni 3 oz. dry white wine… Read more

Alii Oyster with Spinach and Macadamia Nuts

Serves Four 4 oz. Alii Oyster Mushrooms 2 Tablespoons olive or other vegetable oil 12 ounces washed baby spinach leaves (or substitute dark leafy greens of your choice) 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 Tablespoons toasted macadamia nuts, chopped (for garnish) salt and pepper to taste Cut mushrooms into ½ inch chunks. Sauté in oil over… Read more

Grilled Alii Oyster

Alii Oyster mushrooms have a firm, meaty texture that can substitute in any recipe calling for domestic or wild mushrooms…and they’re great on the grill! 4 oz. Alii Oyster Mushrooms 1-2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon freshly chopped rosemary or thyme salt and fresh ground pepper Smaller mushrooms may be left whole, cut larger ones… Read more

Hon-Shimeji (Kea or Brown) Mushrooms – Calamari Style

Also known as Buna-Shimeji, these mushrooms have a mild, shellfish-like flavor and crunchy texture. Combined with their beautiful white color, these characteristics make them a natural for marinated calamari. 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 cups (about 1/2 pound) Hon-Shimeji mushrooms 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced finely 2 tablespoons… Read more