Bouillon (Bouyon) Vegetable soup

Ok , Please don’t let yourself be misled by that title up there. Bouillon (bouyon : pronounced *boo-yoh* in creole) is not your usual vegetable soup. This mixture of vitamins can revitalize you in an instant. Rich in all sorts of nutritious veggies. I recently attended a Nigerian wedding. They served a bouillon as anContinue reading “Bouillon (Bouyon) Vegetable soup”

TCHAKA (tyaka – tiaka – Chaka) – Protein soup

Sooooooo I’m super excited for this new blog post. 1) Autumn is my favorite season of the year. The smell of pumpkin spice, the pies, the not so cold weather, the warmth, and fuzziness of the various scarves, the VARIOUS leaf colors , the boots. With pumpkin as one of the main ingredients, this isContinue reading “TCHAKA (tyaka – tiaka – Chaka) – Protein soup”

Lambi Creole (stewed conch)

I am writing these few lines with a smile that stretches to my ears! I’ve missed writing here and it took me a while to come back. (yet again! My sincere apologies). See, this post was written months ago. However, because I have this preference of cooking before I write, I’ve been holding off onContinue reading “Lambi Creole (stewed conch)”

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- is the cooking period. 2 lbs of meat 1 sour orange garlic parsley thyme salt 1 cube of maggi (chicken stock) 1/2Continue reading “Stewed meat (Vyann nan sos)”

Duri djondjon (haitian black rice)

Ah! The famous Haitian black rice. Pure bliss! No matter where you come from, you will love it. International guarantee! 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 ” djondjon” . I wish I knew theContinue reading “Duri djondjon (haitian black rice)”