Tag Archive: HAITI

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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