Sauce “TiMalice”

Last Sunday I was hosting a dinner at my apartment with some friends. And as I was passing the rice to one of them, he looked at me and  nicely asked : “Any sauce?” I couldn’t help but burst out laughing because it was an oh-so-typical Haitian question that is often asked at a dinnerContinue reading “Sauce “TiMalice””

MOUSSA

I was going through the pages of my book looking for the next recipe I would tackle. I was aiming for something I’ve never heard of before, something I’ve never tasted. ” Moussa” was the winner. Besides the name, the ingredients of pigeon pea and manioc were quite intriguing. ” What in the hell isContinue reading “MOUSSA”

Sos pwa (bean purée)

Sos pwa is served almost every day in Haiti. It’s white rice’s best friend. They just go along so well. Today I wanted to cook something simple. But I totally forgot that the beans take more than an hour to cook. So, Save at least an hour for this! Ingredients: 1 cup of beans 2Continue reading “Sos pwa (bean purée)”

TomTom ak Kalalou (Breadfruit with Okra)

Tom tom ak Kalalou Gombo In English : Breadruit with Okra. I used to laugh hysterically at this name “Lam veritab” . It sounded purposely senseless. “The true soul” ? That’s its literal meaning. That’s a weird name for a tree. I can’t quite find the precise words to describe how this word sounded toContinue reading “TomTom ak Kalalou (Breadfruit with Okra)”