Customer Service 101

Working in the service industry is no easy task. I am well aware of it as I’ve spent my whole life working in the field. From the medical to the culinary world and art management, I’ve faced very difficult situations that even left me in tears. But one thing they all had in common isContinue reading “Customer Service 101”

Mayi moulen ak Epina e Zaboka (Cornmeal with Spinach and Avocado)

I often get reproached for always wearing dark and somber colors like black, grey and blue. I love those colors because they make me feel more mature and they slim me down around the waist a little. Also, I’m not the kind of person who loves attention. What people don’t know is that even though I love somber colors, my foodContinue reading “Mayi moulen ak Epina e Zaboka (Cornmeal with Spinach and Avocado)”

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)”

Home made pizza

There’s nothing like “home-made everything”! In Haiti, I always loved making pizza at home. This was also my father’s specialty. Any kind of pasta, from lasagna to pizzas he would cook. Actually these were the only things he could cook. One of the few good memories I have of him. The pie crust is easyContinue reading “Home made pizza”

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)”

” MANJE LAKAY”

Almost 3 years since Haiti’s earthquake  (January 12th, 2010). For me it was one of the most terrifying experiences, if not the only one. 3 years since I’ve set foot in my homeland. It’s the longest I’ve ever been away. Yesterday, my boyfriend and I were laying down next to each other. I was tellingContinue reading “” MANJE LAKAY””