“Pilon”

I know this is long overdue but I’ve finally come up with a logo for my blog. As you can see, I’ve chosen a mortar and pestle as a symbol, which wooden version is often used in Haiti. Every time I see a mortar and pestle , PILON in creole, all I could see orContinue reading ““Pilon””

Mayi moulen ak Epina e Zaboka (Cornmeal with Spinach and Avocado)

I often get reproached for always wearing dark and somber colors like black, grey and blue. I love those colors because they make me feel more mature and they slim me down around the waist a little. Also, I’m not the kind of person who loves attention. What people don’t know is that even though I love somber colors, my foodContinue reading “Mayi moulen ak Epina e Zaboka (Cornmeal with Spinach and Avocado)”

Bonbons au beurre (Butter/Sugar cookies)

These past few days I have been missing home more than anything. It is freezing over here in NY and I miss those warm summer days at grandma’s house, patiently waiting on her to finish baking her “dous kokoye” or “bonbon au beurre” . Today, January 12th 2013 marks 3 years since the earthquake inContinue reading “Bonbons au beurre (Butter/Sugar cookies)”

Homard (Lobster)

Last year (God! It still feels weird saying that), I spent Christmas day in Boston with close friends. I had the pleasure of meeting new people and the ambiance was joyful and warm. We were all Haitians there and we sat most of the night, ┬áreminiscing on the old times back in our country, imaginingContinue reading “Homard (Lobster)”

Griot (Fried/Baked Pork)

I am just now eating my SOUP JOUMOU (squash soup). We Haitians, traditionally eat our soup joumou on the 1st of January. However, because I have been overwhelmed with cooking for the holidays and party hopping, I didn’t really get the chance to drink some Soup joumou. I will post the recipe in a followingContinue reading “Griot (Fried/Baked Pork)”