Category Archive: Native recipe

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

Lambi Creole (stewed conch)

I am writing these few lines with a smile that stretches to my ears! I’ve missed writing here and it took me a while to come back. (yet again! My sincere apologies). See,… Continue reading

Duri djondjon (haitian black rice)

The famous Haitian black rice. That rice is not like the usual wild rice (Indian rice) you know about. See, it’s not naturally/originally black. It’s prepared with the famous edible Haitian mushroom called ”… 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

Pain patate (Baked sweet potato pudding)

Mom! That’s how all the nurses and doctors at the hospital were calling me after my delivery. Such a powerful word. Yet, I feel that with that word, the words ” tired, multitasking,… 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

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

MOUSSA

I was going through the pages of my book looking for the next recipe I would tackle. I was aiming for something I’ve never heard of before, something I’ve never tasted. ” Moussa”… Continue reading

Haitian bread

Haitian bread……..mmmmm  ……….oh Haitian bread. I don’t think there’s anything quite like it. Especially caressed with some butter and accompanied with a cup of good REBO cafe (or any Haitian coffee). I remember those genial… Continue reading