May 30, 2009

Aloha Friday Recipe!!

Smoked Salmon Timbales ( No Cooking Required)
Gorgeous salmon parcels filled with a soft cheese and crab ( or prawn filling). They look so elegant and the good thing is that they can be made 24 hours ahead making it a perfect solution for plan ahead dinner party. I got this recipe from Recipezaar.

10 min 10 min prep
SERVES 8 , 8 timbales
8 slices smoked salmon
225 g thick cream cheese
100 ml sour cream (or 2 tbsp lemon juice tbsp mayonaise)
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
100 g crabmeat (or 100g choped prawns)
2 teaspoons chopped dill
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon brandy (optional)
Grease 8 ( 100ml) ramekins with a little oil then line with apiece of plastic wrap, making sure to leave enough overhang.
Place a slice of salmon in each ramekin.
Beat the cream cheese with the sour cream, stir in crab, dill, mustard and season to taste.
Spoon into moulds, fold over overhanging salmon, then fold over the plastic wrap to cover. Chill at least 3 hours. Can be made 24 hours ahead!

May 13, 2009

Picture of Paradise - Lantern Floating

Every year on Memorial Day, people gather at Ala Moana Beach Park to remember loved ones with a lantern floating ceremony. This year's ceremony will be held on Monday, May 25 , 6:30 p.m. at Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park.

For more information, go to Lantern Floating Hawaii on the web.

May 12, 2009

Handmade Graduation Gifts

A lot of people are gearing up for graduations right now. I went browsing through Etsy for some unique, handmade graduation gifts and here is what I found.

Posy- A Something Special Apple Cheek Ami Bear Set
by willynillywaterlily

The Scholar's Moss Terranium
by Greenbriar

White Hat with Peach Hair
by BowPorter

5 Travel Size Scrubs - Dorm Room Essentials
by Spa Goddess

Flip Flop Message Me Tile
by Pottery and Pillows

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