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Friday, April 18, 2014

P for Poi

I mention poi a lot in Penniless Hearts. Maybe I feel it's my civic duty as an author to gently warn my readers about it, kind of like a public service announcement or something. 

Anyway Poi is a paste made from pounding taro root and it is definitely an acquired taste. In fact, I've heard of people who use it for other applications, such as a substitute for wallpaper paste. If you ever find yourself at an authentic luau and see a beige vat of something that looks like three day old gruel, take a chance and see if you survive. Can't say I didn't warn you.



6 comments:

  1. I've heard about the taste. Think I'll save it for paste.

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  2. Three day old gruel says about everything one needs to know what it'll be like!

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  3. wahahahahahah... that said but I love Taro Chips !

    cheers, parsnip

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  4. Hi human, Eve,

    Always good to read a pawblic service announcement. Poi and it comes from a taro root. Does the taro root make pawditictions? Sorry, I think I meant Tarot.

    Pawsitive wishes,

    Penny the friendly host of the Alphabark Challenge!

    Have a good Easter, my human friend.

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  5. I hate to admit it, but I'm one of the few who like poi. It's pretty bland, much like our potatoes if we don't add a lot to them.

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