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Ono on the Menu | ‘Ulu


Breadfruit. Photo by Ashay vb via Wikimedia Commons

ʻUlu is the Hawaiian word for breadfruit, a common tree in many tropical regions. ʻUlu has a mildly sweet taste and starchy texture. You wouldn’t think it could be a major player in a flavorful dish, but innovative local chefs are always presenting creative new preparations of this Hawaiian staple. Our staff pick: the buttered ʻulu with fermented black bean, sour orange and cilantro from Mud Hen Water!

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