WOW! It’s been almost two weeks from my last post, and I apologize for the delay in making you wait for another recipe. Summer has been hectic for me, as it probably is for some of you too. Between work, family, a quick little weekend getaway for vacation pretense and the kids extra time, thereContinue reading

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Plantains are very common in Caribbean cuisine. In Haiti, I can say that fried plantains is a national dish. We prep them in many different ways: We make them into rounds pressed into plantain disks to make our famous “banane pesé” (pressed banana) that we top off with salt and some good pikliz. This accompaniesContinue reading

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Summer is for traveling. And the great thing about cooking is that even if you can’t travel, in one dish, you can make a jump to the other side of the world. So let’s set sail for Asia … and tour around Bangkok in our kitchens together and make some good heart-warming asian inspired bouillon.Continue reading

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Rapadou is a true treasure in Haiti. Rapadou is unrefined whole cane sugar presented in a solid roll of brown sugar and molasses wrapped in banana leaf. This exotic sugar is a solid form of sucrose derived from the boiling and evaporation of sugarcane juice. Rapadou is often used to sweeten, and is a great natural alternative forContinue reading

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This recipe calls for completely locally grown organic ingredients… well aside from the olive oil and vinegar. Not bad huh? Made of carrots, cucumber, radishes, chicken, honey, ginger and roroli, this salad is a true triumph of simplicity. Would you have thought that such a simple combination of ingredients could end up into such anContinue reading

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Chill! And have some frozen yogurt! It’s summer and you know you need a break from work, errands, tedious tasks and yes … from this heat. Have I got a treat for you today. Try Haiti Bites mango frozen yogurt made of delicious ripe Haitian Mango Baptiste, the best tasting fruit on earth probably. AContinue reading

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Just use puff pastry !!! When you are in the dark… just use puff pastry. Throw on a leftover ingredient, or simply a nice crunchy fresh vegetable with a little cheese and creativity, and you are in the game. This Four Cheese Broccoli Tart is delicious and can be eaten cold or warm, is so easyContinue reading

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