Zanmann – Tropical Almond

I remember spending endless hours sitting in the backyard, after collecting several ZANMANNs (Tropical Almonds) that I would shamelessly enjoy,  from the tree that my father had planted there. The tree’s latin name is actually Terminalia catappa whose origin is of India. No matter how hard I would try to describe the fruit to some of myContinue reading “Zanmann – Tropical Almond”

Labouyi farine France (Flour porridge)

Back home, in the weekly menu, it was guaranteed that the all purpose flour (also known as Farine France) ingredient would be listed. Either as breakfast or supper, mother would make sure that we would have porridge! Flour porridge to be more precise. When I moved here in New York, the only porridge-like dish that wasContinue reading “Labouyi farine France (Flour porridge)”

Tarte a l’ oignon (Onion pie)

” Com’on Nathalie! Knead it like a woman! ” I can remember my mother’s voice repeatedly yelling at me as I was trying to make a pie crust! ” Met fanm sou ou!” (which literally means ” Put a woman on you” -_- ) . It’s a term that is often used by mature women in myContinue reading “Tarte a l’ oignon (Onion pie)”

Saumon et salade d’avocat

You don’t need to lose weight, you look so perfect! -_- Seriously? I really get tired of hearing that. Maybe I want to lose some fat weight and gain muscle weight. Or maybe I just want to eat healthy? This morning, I woke up feeling tired of wanting to do certain things and just sittingContinue reading “Saumon et salade d’avocat”