Citrus If you are not using fresh citrus fruits don’t even bother to mix drinks. If you are going to be mixing cocktails, any cocktail, and yes this includes a classic Martini, Rum & Coke, or especially, especially a tiki or Polynesian drink, you need fresh citrus fruits, even if its just a garnish. The […]
History & Tiki Trivia: March 4 1792 – Oranges first introduced in Hawaii
History & Tiki Trivia: March 1 1989 A phone call to the US Embassy in Chile begins results in an 11 day embargo of Chilian fruit. The anonymous phone call warns that Red Flame grapes have been injected with cyanide. Over 2 million crates of Chilean fruit is impounded and 20,000 Chilean food workers lose […]
World History: February 3 2006 Del Monte announces it was no longer economical and would cease its Hawaiian pineapple operation.
World History: January 11 1813 Pineapples were first planted in Hawaii. They were first cultivated in Paraguay and in the southern part of Brazil. Later explorers brought the to the Caribbean and later traveled and planted in Hawaii.