Kassav- Cassava

Cassava is considered an “amuse-gueule” (appetizer) in Haiti. It’s one of those things that are very popular! I’m surprised I’ve never heard of it being served in restaurants. However, 3 out of 5… 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

BLOG TAG : BEING ME

I was tagged by my fellow blogger Alexa D. Sterling from  The Fashion Peak Are you named after someone? Actually, no! But here’s a funny story about my name. My father’s cousin had a… Continue reading

Bonbon Amidon (Starch cookies)

I think I have a very strong olfactory (smell) memory. It’s something that I’ve tried to understand and that I yet get to decipher. Most people could smell something and it could remind… 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

Tablet pistache (Peanut pralines)

  I remember sitting in the backseat of the car next to my little sister, every Sunday mornings after church (well, every other Sunday mornings), heading to the beach. My father and mother… 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

Accra

Accra is a word used in the Caribbean to define fritters/ beignets. The Accra is a cousin of the marinade ( which is more of a french origin) . Accras are usually mixed… Continue reading