Monthly Archive: February, 2013

Blé (Wheat)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of red beans 1 cup of Bulgar Wheat 1/4 of onion 1/4 of tomato one leek crushed with a mortar and pestle salt,black pepper, thyme and parsley garlic 1 tbsp… Continue reading

Chiktay Aran So (Smoked Herring Chiquetaille)

I was never really allowed to go out until the age of 17 when I attended a dear friend’s prom night. My parents have practically kept my sister and me prisoner inside our… Continue reading

Konparèt

Konparet is known as the bread of  Jeremie, Grande-Anse, Haiti It’s a specialty of the region. And every time I would eat it, I’d always think to myself : ” This tastes like cake… Continue reading

Salade Russe (Russian Salad)

Sunday afternoons in Haiti when each person was responsible to prepare a special dish for dinner. Unlike here, dinner is held between 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM. I mostly remember it  being around… Continue reading

Absolut Vodka Orange

Here’s a drink recipe by Mikaa Wee that I found here. It’s super easy to do and quite frankly I think it could be done with any other liquor. I also think you… Continue reading

TomTom ak Kalalou (Breadfruit with Okra)

Tom tom ak Kalalou Gombo In English : Breadruit with OkraI used to laugh hysterically at this name “Lam veritab” . It sounded purposely senseless. The true soul? That’s a weird name for a tree.… Continue reading

Oreo truffles

Today I’m not posting about any traditional recipes. I know Valentine’s day is tomorrow and I’ve never really made a big deal out of that day . But here’s a good idea for… Continue reading

Banana beignets

It’s carnival time in Haiti and I don’t know if I should be ashamed to say that I have yet to attend any carnival events over there. My parents were never a big… Continue reading

Spaghetti à l’haïtienne (Haitian spaghetti)

Ok! So I never really understood what people in America love about the way they make spaghetti. I mean, I’ve tried it…ok it’s edible but people! You gotta try something different. Something other… Continue reading

Zanmann – Tropical Almond

I remember spending endless hours sitting in the backyard, after collecting several ZANMANNs (Tropical Almonds) that I would shamelessly enjoy,  from the tree that my father had planted there. The tree’s latin name… Continue reading