News & Recipes

Podcast: Chocolate is Multiple by Simran Sethi

Simran Sethi is the author of the book Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love, named one of the best books of 2016 by the Smithsonian Institute....

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South Africa Reports Rising Macadamia Nut Prices due to Short Supply

It looks like we can add Macadamia nuts to the list of niche foods (like vanilla and chocolate) that are experiencing increased demand beyond what can be produced. South Africa...

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Tiny Isle Avocado Salad

Here's a recipe for a simple avocado salad that is really, mostly just avocado! Naturally, the success of this dish depends on having really good flavor and texture in your...

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Island-Style Guacamole

Most of what you need to make guacamole can be found outside your back door here in Hawaii. We probably have 10 avocado trees around here, make that 10 different...

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About Agave Nectar

We sometimes get questions or comments about our use of agave nectar in our chocolate truffles and fudge. I'd like to share our perspective on this subject since the integrity...

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Macadamia Nuts

Though I have always liked Macadamia nuts, I never really knew much about them. Since Tiny Isle uses lots of macnuts I thought I would do a little research and...

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The Fifth Flavor

We've kept pretty consistent about the truffle and fudge flavors here. Lisa and I kept on with the same recipes Katie developed years ago. Sales were good, feedback was good. There...

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Eat Chocolate and Save the Planet!

Many of us here on Kauai are concerned about the issue of food sustainability. It has long been known that plant diversity is key to food sustainability. Limiting the variety...

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Truffle Hot Cocoa

Make a delicious, warming hot drink for chilly winter nights! It's really quick and easy!

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