Punahou Carnival

Here they are again.  Punahou’s perennial Portuguese pastries.  Looking much smaller than last year’s, and perhaps tasting even better.

Sister and I gnawed daintily on a sackful by the Lily Pond and split a taco salad.  There is only one day a year when shredded iceberg lettuce, canned olives, jalapenos, tortilla chips and ranch dressing can be called an excellent taco salad.  Man, it was good.

Sister’s friend J., a Harvard-trained scientist, wanted to know how sugar gets everywhere when you eat a malassada.  At 1/1000 of a second (f/2.5) we found the answer:

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2 thoughts on “Punahou Carnival”

  1. Pia introduced me to your food blog this evening. Your lyrical turn of phrase and stunning photography are a lovely way to spend a Nuuanu evening. The malasadas were excellent, but I’m intrigued by the ottolenghi herb salad – any chance you’re making it again soon and I could opportune for a sample?
    ~ J

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