Anyone who read any Hawaiian foodie blogs, forums or talked to locals would have heard of malasadas, especially from Leonard’s Bakery. Malasadas originated from Portugal and it’s a fried pastry with custard filling dusted with granulated sugar on top. When you bite into the pastry part, the texture is like a type of flat chinese doughnut – Ox tongue pastry (ngau lay so) mixed with TimBits.
The place and ONLY place we heard anyone recommend getting malasadas from is Leonard’s Bakery. On our previous visits, Patch and I were able to polish off at least half a dozen in a sitting. However, now we can barely finish 2 each in a sitting. Must be old age… Read the rest of this entry