Bonbon Amidon (Starch cookies)

I think I have a very strong olfactory (smell) memory. It’s something that I’ve tried to understand and that I yet get to decipher. Most people could smell something and it could remind… Continue reading

Duri djondjon (haitian black rice)

The famous Haitian black rice. That rice is not like the usual wild rice (Indian rice) you know about. See,┬áit’s not naturally/originally black. It’s prepared with the famous edible Haitian mushroom called ”… Continue reading

PAPITA (fried plantains- cut longitudinally)

I’m baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack ! I haven’t stopped cooking. Actually , that’s all I seem to have been doing. I do it so much that I think I might be getting better at my Haitian… Continue reading

Tablet pistache (Peanut pralines)

  I remember sitting in the backseat of the car next to my little sister, every Sunday mornings after church (well, every other Sunday mornings), heading to the beach. My father and mother… Continue reading

Sauce “TiMalice”

Last Sunday I was hosting a dinner at my apartment with some friends. And as I was passing the rice to my fiance, he looked at me and ┬ánicely asked : ” Any… Continue reading

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,… Continue reading

Accra

Accra is a word used in the Caribbean to define fritters/ beignets. The Accra is a cousin of the marinade ( which is more of a french origin) . Accras are usually mixed… Continue reading

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 23,000… Continue reading

Chokola Ayisyen (Haitian Hot Chocolate)

It was definitely a white Christmas this year in NY. The beautiful snow was so lovely to watch from inside. Yup! From inside! lol I am not a big fan of the cold,… Continue reading

Pate kode

My last post dated from August 12th of this year. Here I am 3 months later, trying to redeem myself for abandoning you guys! Well, the least I owe you is to explain… Continue reading