Category Archive: My own recipes

TCHAKA (tyaka – tiaka – Chaka) – Protein soup

Sooooooo I’m super excited for this new blog post. 1) Autumn is my favorite season of the year. The smell of pumpkin spice, the pies, the not so cold weather, the warmth, and… Continue reading

Stewed meat (Vyann nan sos)

I invented the following recipe to prepare stewed beef. But I also use it to prepare any stewed meat. Pork, chicken, lamb etc. The only difference to be made in the recipe- I believe-… Continue reading

PAPITA (fried plantains- cut longitudinally)

I’m baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack ! I haven’t stopped cooking. Actually , that’s all I seem to have been doing. I do it so much that I think I might be getting better at my Haitian… Continue reading

Sauce “TiMalice”

Last Sunday I was hosting a dinner at my apartment with some friends. And as I was passing the rice to my fiance, he looked at me and  nicely asked : ” Any… Continue reading

Pikliz

I love everything with a little bit of hot pepper. I will fearlessly bite into a jalapeno for example,  as I enjoy the” taste” of the hot juice that comes out of it.… Continue reading

Macaroni au gratin (Baked Macaroni)

What would a Sunday Haitian dinner be without  Macaroni au gratin? One of my classmates in College was surprised at how  interestingly different this tasted from Mac&Cheese. I brought a “slice” to school… Continue reading

Gateau au beurre (Butter cake)

Ooh butter cake. I haven’t had that in more than 5 years. And since I’m craving some good cake, I thought I’d share the recipe with you. I love eating that cake fresh… Continue reading

Poisson Gros Sel

  I have always been scared of fish. There was no such thing serving filet of fish in Haiti at the dinner table. Every one was entitled to a whole fish. And it… Continue reading

Fried plantains

A friend of mine asked me if I could show him how to make some fried plantains. I promised I would but I never really got to it. So I guess I’ll redeem… Continue reading

Potato-Codfish croquettes

A friend of mine took me to  try a potato-cod fish croquette a while back. It was so good! .. and spicy! So I was wondering if I could also make it. Well, I… Continue reading