Haitian BrUnch.

I woke up this morning wanting to cook my husband something typically Haitian. I was getting tired of the usual eggs, english muffins, bagels, cream cheese and bacon shenanigans! So I turned on some Haitian Troubadour. And jammed through my cooking! It turned out so gracefully beautiful! Although this particular dish is actually eaten as a BREAKFASTContinue reading “Haitian BrUnch.”

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 homes (including Haitian homes abroad) will have cassava in their cupboard. You’ll always find a Haitian family member nibbling on some cassava.Continue reading “Kassav- Cassava”

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, let alone the snow. To me, the snow is only beautiful to watch from inside. It’s the holiday season and this week,Continue reading “Chokola Ayisyen (Haitian Hot Chocolate)”

Acassan

I was walking in the super market when I stumbled upon a brand name I was very familiar with in Haiti : “Madame Gougousse”. It’s funny how the little things that you’d pay no mind to in your country suddenly become a hidden treasure that’s found overseas. Once you spot it, you just want toContinue reading “Acassan”

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 squares that would ride in the baskets of the walking merchants passing by our neighborhood. I remember wondering how  they would keepContinue reading “Haitian bread”