Kahakai kitchen_ passionfruit (lilikoi) and yogurt parfaits

Hawaii is pretty much a two season place; summer from about May through October and winter from November through April. Banana bread recipe with walnuts Since there is only an average temperature shift of about 10 degrees between those two times, the growing season for locally-grown produce is long and many items are available year-round. Cream cheese frosting for banana bread Still, there are times or growing seasons for some items–particularly fruit and the easiest way to find out what is in season is to head to a farmers market.

Since the theme for I Heart Cooking Clubs this week is In Season, I paged through my Donna Hay books to get some general thoughts/ideas and over the weekend, I set out to see what was in season at my local farmer’s market and what struck my fancy.


Glaze for banana bread At the first booth was a big basket of just picked passion fruit–or lilikoi as it’s known here. Banana bread recipe with nuts The growing season for lilikoi runs from about August through December. Banana bread topping ideas Its sweet and tangy flavor is one of my favorites and since it is popular in Australia, Donna Hay has scads of recipes for it.

Place the cream in a bowl and whisk until soft peaks form. Banana bread topping Fold through the yogurt, icing sugar and vanilla until well combined.

Divide half the yogurt mixture between 4 x 1 1/2-cup capacity glasses. Banana bread recipe bread maker Top with half the passionfruit pulp and repeat the layers. Banana foster bread Refrigerate for 2 hours or until chilled. Topping for banana bread Top with raspberries and extra passionfruit to serve.

You can add your favourite fruits to the parfaits. Banana bread without baking powder try other berries or chopped stone fruits.

Notes/Results: I am a fan of anything that has a smooth, creamy mousse or pudding mouthfeel, so this one is perfect for me. How to make vegan banana bread Whipped cream and Greek yogurt work so well together–the cream adds the light and fluffy aspects and the yogurt gives it creamy substance and cuts down the sweet. Banana bread using cake mix With the lilikoi puree, it keeps things tangy enough that the entire dessert isn’t too sweet. Banana bread using applesauce Although raspberries aren’t grown here or particularly in season right now, I had a few leftover and I like the pop of color that they add. Banana bread using oil This one is quick and easy to toss together–I will make it again.

Oh, this is so pretty! I love learning about new foods…I have never had a passion fruit and it looks like it would be fun to try and work with. Bananas foster bread pudding Great choice, and I am so jealous of your two seasons…lucky lucky you to have it be so and share some of it with us! Reply Delete

As soon as I saw ‘lilikoi’ I immediately clicked: I was always enchanted by both the fruit and its Hawaiian name as a child. Banana bread with yogurt recipe I spied some passionfruit in my market yesterday, I’m going to have to pick them up and try these parfaits. Banana bread with yogurt and applesauce Beautiful, Deb! Reply Delete

What a pretty dessert! I love passionfruit so would definitely enjoy this. Banana bread with yogurt and oil Combining yogurt with whipped cream sounds like a tasty way to lighten up a dessert. Banana nut bread beer Reply Delete

Looks gorgeous, Deb. Banana nut bread calories I adore passionfruit, though really haven’t had them much in recent years. Banana nut bread with chocolate chips When I was a kid growing up in Auckland, we had a vine which produced so prolifically, we could scarcely give enough of them away. Banana nut bread healthy Now living in the South Island, having them is a rarity as the price is so ridiculous for something that literally grows like a weed. Banana nut bread cake Have been seriously thinking about trying to grow a vine in our garden though – I think it would be warm enough, just have to find the right spot. Banana nut bread pioneer woman It would make me very happy to be able to pick a few passionfruit off the vine and whip up a quick and delicious dessert like this one. Banana nut bread with buttermilk Reply Delete

Such a beautiful glass of parfaits! I love passionfruits, am waiting for my passionfruit plants to flower, which seems to take forever! Bookmarked this to try, keeping my fingers crossed that the plants will start to flower real soon! And I like it’s name, lilikoi! Reply Delete

Like many others here, have never tasted passion fruit. Easy banana bread no eggs The combination of yogurt and cream sounds wonderful. How to make banana bread pudding Will try these with strawberries when themy are in season, which is one month from now. How to make banana bread without eggs Reply Delete

Love passionfruit! I usually just cut open and eat it with a spoon. Banana nut bread recipe healthy The combination of cream and yohurt make it more delicious and appetizing! Looks fantastic too! Great choice for the season! Reply Delete

I have only had the pleasure of trying passionfruit once and I really liked it! Interesting how this parfait has you mix cream and yogurt together. Healthy banana bread muffins I don’t think I’ve ever done that before, but I have to say I like the idea. Best banana bread recipe uk Sometimes yogurt is a little too tangy for me and I think the cream would really help with that. Best banana bread recipe sour cream These are really pretty and unique, Deb! Reply Delete

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