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Kauai Vanilla Beans on Offer

As many of you know, we also have a vanillery here on Kauai. We’ve packaged up the last of our 2017 harvest. We’ve got several 1oz. vacuum packs of our grade B beans. These will be perfect for making your own vanilla extract, but they’ve got enough “caviar” for use directly in your recipes too. … Continue reading Kauai Vanilla Beans on Offer

The Chocolate Thief

Deep in the wilds of Minneapolis Minnesota lurks a wily Chocolate Thief.  A few days ago our friendly Minneapolis Tiny Isle customers arrived home to find to their surprise that their heavily reinforced package of macnut butters and truffles had been attacked. One side had been totally ripped off and a bag of 15 truffles … Continue reading The Chocolate Thief

We’re Proud to be Using 100% Hawaiian Sea Salt

In most Tiny Isle products, salt plays a subtle, yet critical role in enhancing the flavor of the foods we produce. For us, it is essential that the salt we use be 100% sourced from Hawaiian waters and made by a local business.

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 avocado. Use avocados that are ripening, but still firm enough to stay as chunks in the salad. If it’s too soft, you get a paste … Continue reading Tiny Isle Avocado Salad

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 kinds of avo trees! Several are ready now, so we are required to eat lots of avocado every day. Each of us here makes the … Continue reading Island-Style Guacamole