Poi is a Hawaiian Superfood

Fermented Poi: How To Prepare This Hawaiian Superfood

For centuries, taro has provided a nutritious staple food for Hawaiians and other Polynesians throughout the Pacific. In the Hawaiian culture, cooked taro that is blended, mixed with water and fermented is called “poi.” The use of poi is said to have led Captain James Cook and other early western visitors to Hawaii to describe native Hawaiians as being an …