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)”

Homard (Lobster)

Last year (God! It still feels weird saying that), I spent Christmas day in Boston with close friends. I had the pleasure of meeting new people and the ambiance was joyful and warm. We were all Haitians there and we sat most of the night,  reminiscing on the old times back in our country, imaginingContinue reading “Homard (Lobster)”

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)”

Tatouni & Croquettes d’ igname

” What’s the worst that could happen? If it turns out to be bad, we’ll just order Chinese” Finally sitting down on my couch with my feet up and my back is experiencing much relief and happiness! I never knew (or maybe I forgot) how tiring it was to cook ! I guess I gotContinue reading “Tatouni & Croquettes d’ igname”