“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” “This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!” ― Julia Child
OK! This recipe has been greatly altered by me. I love everything that is rich and fun. And as I’ve seen in my mother’s cookbook, the “marinade” (also called “beignets au poulet” in French and ” chicken fritters” in English) recipe is very plain. So I had to fix it a little to my tasteContinue reading “Beignets au Poulet (Chicken Fritters)”
I’ve been on my feet since this morning preparing red velvet cupcakes for my little ones. Happy holidays everyone!
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”
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)”
What is cremas (Kremas) ? It’s a sweet and creamy alcoholic beverage which main ingredients are coconut cream and rum 🙂 This beverage is usually served on holidays or special occasions. At first I used to think that the name ” Cremas” derived from describing the creamy texture of the drink. Well, I still believeContinue reading “Cremas”
Hi guys, I have been working on gathering a few recipes for the holiday seasons. So stick around if you would love to savor the roots of Haiti for Christmas and New Year’s eve. On the menu – Cremas – Gateau au beurre – Dous kokoye – Tablet – etc.