Joumou (squash)

**Culinary Uses:** Avocados are incredibly versatile and can be used in both savory and sweet dishes. They are commonly enjoyed in salads, sandwiches, guacamole, and as a topping for toast or burgers. Avocado oil, derived from the fruit, is often used in cooking and salad dressings. Avocados can also be blended into smoothies, used in […]

Bouyon (broth or soup)

Kremas is traditionally served chilled in small glasses, often garnished with a sprinkle of nutmeg or cinnamon on top. It is a sweet and decadent beverage that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with traditional Haitian desserts such as sweet potato pudding or cassava cake. In addition to being a popular street food, […]

Pwason boukannen (grilled fish)

Pwason boukannen is often served with a side of rice and beans, plantains, or a fresh salad, making it a well-rounded and satisfying meal. The combination of flavors and textures in this dish creates a harmonious balance that is sure to please even the most discerning palate. Cooking Method: To prepare Riz et Pois, the […]

Dous makos (sweet layered cake)

Joumou, also known as Caribbean pumpkin or calabaza, is a popular squash variety that holds great cultural significance, particularly in Haiti. This versatile vegetable not only serves as a staple ingredient in many Caribbean dishes but also holds historical significance due to its role in Haitian beignet Independence Day celebrations. Introduction: Griot, a traditional Haitian […]

Mamba (Haitian peanut butter)

Mamba, the beloved Haitian peanut butter, is a unique and versatile culinary delight that has been a staple in Haitian cuisine for generations. Known for its rich flavor and creamy texture, Mamba is a popular ingredient in many traditional Haitian dishes and is also enjoyed on its own as a spread or dip. In this […]

Mamba (Haitian peanut butter)

Pwason boukannen is often served with a side of rice and beans, plantains, or a fresh salad, making it a well-rounded and satisfying meal. The combination of flavors and textures in this dish creates a harmonious balance that is sure to please even the most discerning palate. Mamba, the beloved Haitian peanut butter, is a […]

Pate kode (Haitian patties)

To prepare poisson gros sel, you will need a whole fish or fish fillets, coarse sea salt, and any desired herbs or aromatics for additional flavor. Simply coat the fish generously with coarse salt, making sure to cover it completely, and bake or grill until the fish is cooked through. The salt crust will harden […]

Dous makos (sweet layered cake)

To prepare Kremas, the ingredients are mixed together in a large pot and heated gently until the mixture thickens slightly. The spices are added to infuse the drink with their warm and aromatic flavors. Once the mixture has cooled, it is typically refrigerated to allow the flavors to meld together and develop. Kremas is more […]

Dous makos (sweet layered cake)

Ingredients and Preparation: The two most common variations of Tablèt are peanut and coconut. The peanut version is made by toasting and grinding peanuts, which are then mixed with sugar, water, and sometimes spices like cinnamon or nutmeg. The mixture is cooked until it thickens and is then poured onto a greased surface to cool […]