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)”

Konparèt

Konparet is known as the bread of  Jeremie, Grande-Anse, Haiti It’s a specialty of the region. And every time I would eat it, I’d always think to myself : ” This tastes like cake but it feels like bread “. This bread-cake would be the size of a burger bun and quite frankly I have yetContinue reading “Konparèt”

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”

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)”