2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 23,000… Continue reading

Chokola Ayisyen (Haitian Hot Chocolate)

It was definitely a white Christmas this year in NY. The beautiful snow was so lovely to watch from inside. Yup! From inside! lol I am not a big fan of the cold,… Continue reading

Pate kode

My last post dated from August 12th of this year. Here I am 3 months later, trying to redeem myself for abandoning you guys! Well, the least I owe you is to explain… 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

Rum Punch

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

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