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”

Bonbons au beurre (Butter/Sugar cookies)

These past few days I have been missing home more than anything. It is freezing over here in NY and I miss those warm summer days at grandma’s house, patiently waiting on her to finish baking her “dous kokoye” or “bonbon au beurre” . Today, January 12th 2013 marks 3 years since the earthquake inContinue reading “Bonbons au beurre (Butter/Sugar cookies)”

Griot (Fried/Baked Pork)

I am just now eating my SOUP JOUMOU (squash soup). We Haitians, traditionally eat our soup joumou on the 1st of January. However, because I have been overwhelmed with cooking for the holidays and party hopping, I didn’t really get the chance to drink some Soup joumou. I will post the recipe in a followingContinue reading “Griot (Fried/Baked Pork)”