In Haiti we love smoked herring, or harreng saur, as it is locally called. Old cooks will call it the “jouda” ingredient, meaning that like “Juda”, when you cook it at home, the herring will make sure the whole neighborhood knows about your secret, from its strong aroma. I consider smoked herring to be a very traditional ingredientContinue reading

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Creste di Gallo pasta, is a beautifully shaped pasta that gets its name from the rooster crest it resembles. I chose it for this pasta recipe for no other reason than the fact that I find it pretty. And also because I wanted a short pasta that would hold its shape well, and be about the sameContinue reading

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If you are looking for a truly simple, easy-to-make appetizer sure to please children and grown-ups alike, I suggest these Tortellini Poppers. I myself stumbled upon this recipe one day, and thought everyone would enjoy them. To add a pop of taste and some zing, I accompany them with a home-made marinara sauce made of fresh,Continue reading

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