Dous Kokoye (coconut flavored sweets)

My grandmother used to prepare this dessert once in a while. Maybe x2 a year. It was never more.  And whenever she did, she made sure there was plenty for family and friends. It was so sumptuous!!!! I’m not sure if this is exactly the recipe she used but it comes close to it. DousContinue reading “Dous Kokoye (coconut flavored sweets)”

Pain patate (Baked sweet potato pudding)

Mom! That’s how all the nurses and doctors at the hospital were calling me after my delivery. Such a powerful word. Yet, I feel that with that word, the words ” tired, multitasking, doctor, cook, nanny” and more should tag along. I’ve always taken showering and sleeping for granted and now they’re my little dailyContinue reading “Pain patate (Baked sweet potato pudding)”

Gateau au beurre (Butter cake)

Ooh butter cake. I haven’t had that in more than 5 years. And since I’m craving some good cake, I thought I’d share the recipe with you. I love eating that cake fresh out of the oven (warm) Mmm-mmm good! Especially when the outside layer is crispy. At home, we enjoy it with some goodContinue reading “Gateau au beurre (Butter cake)”

Oreo truffles

Today I’m not posting about any traditional recipes. I know Valentine’s day is tomorrow and I’ve never really made a big deal out of that day . But here’s a good idea for your loved ones. I thought that it would be a good idea to post a ” make it yourself ” recipe. Wouldn’tContinue reading “Oreo truffles”

Banana beignets

It’s carnival time in Haiti and I don’t know if I should be ashamed to say that I have yet to attend any carnival events over there. My parents were never a big fan of it. So, the most that I would see would be from standing on my grandmother’s balcony watching the ” rara¬†”Continue reading “Banana beignets”