Absolut Vodka Orange

Here’s a drink recipe by Mikaa Wee that I found here. It’s super easy to do and quite frankly I think it could be done with any other liquor. I also think you… Continue reading

TomTom ak Kalalou (Breadfruit with Okra)

Tom tom ak Kalalou Gombo In English : Breadruit with OkraI used to laugh hysterically at this name “Lam veritab” . It sounded purposely senseless. The true soul? That’s a weird name for a tree.… Continue reading

Oreo truffles

Today I’m not posting about any traditional recipes. I know Valentine’s day is tomorrow and I’ve never really made a big deal out of that day . But here’s a good idea for… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Spaghetti à l’haïtienne (Haitian spaghetti)

Ok! So I never really understood what people in America love about the way they make spaghetti. I mean, I’ve tried it…ok it’s edible but people! You gotta try something different. Something other… Continue reading

Zanmann – Tropical Almond

I remember spending endless hours sitting in the backyard, after collecting several ZANMANNs (Tropical Almonds) that I would shamelessly enjoy,  from the tree that my father had planted there. The tree’s latin name… Continue reading

“Pilon”

I know this is long overdue but I’ve finally come up with a logo for my blog. As you can see, I’ve chosen a mortar and pestle as a symbol, which wooden version… Continue reading

Mayi moulen ak Epina e Zaboka (Cornmeal with Spinach and Avocado)

I often get reproached for always wearing dark and somber colors like black, grey and blue. I love those colors because they make me feel more mature and they slim me down around the waist… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Homard (Lobster)

Last year (God! It still feels weird saying that), I spent Christmas day in Boston with close friends. I had the pleasure of meeting new people and the ambiance was joyful and warm.… Continue reading