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”

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.”

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)”

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)”

Boulettes a l’ Haitienne (Haitian Meatballs)

                              This is my second day cooking a Haitian dish and it seems like I’m getting more and more disappointed by the lines in the book. I found myself to be in a constant race with the sunset, less interested inContinue reading “Boulettes a l’ Haitienne (Haitian Meatballs)”