Soup joumou (Squash soup)

Normally/ Usually , soup joumou is served/prepared on January 1st. It’s a historical tribute to our declared Independence on January 1st, 1804. The newly freed slaves consumed it because such meal was forbidden them by their former French masters. Some Haitians also believe that the richness of the soup with all its vegetables and ingredients symbolizes theContinue reading “Soup joumou (Squash soup)”

Kibbeh (Kibi)

I was only 17 or so when I first tried Kibbeh (Prounounced ” Kee-bee”  in French and Creole) .  Every time I eat it, it reminds me of a dear friend of mine who used to be a big fan of it. He unfortunately passed away in the earthquake in 2010. Today, I cooked thisContinue reading “Kibbeh (Kibi)”