Category Archives: Haitian

An Irish Thanksgiving

I saw a gorgeous bacon roast on Bord Bia, the Irish food board, months ago and vowed to make it for Thanksgiving.  The side dishes were traditionally Irish; potatoes and cabbage. Because this wasn’t to be the typical Thanksgiving feast, I set … Continue reading

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Goat Ojakhuri

I’ve been thinking a lot about “cabrit boucane” or Haitian, twice cooked goat.  Why?  because I had a package of goat cubes in the freezer.  Cabrit boucane is traditionally made by first boiling a cut up whole goat with spices, … Continue reading

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Colonel Soupe

Our neighbor Caroline gave me one of her garden pumpkins and I immediately thought of Haitian pumpkin soup, joumou. Whenever I think of joumou, I also think of Colonel Jean Claude Paul.  Colonel Paul was a corrupt military strong man, heavily … Continue reading

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Seche a la Creole Haitienne

Okay, I’m too old to travel.  Because I wanted to cook and post with reasonable pictures, I went out, taking the head of Jade’s tripod with me, and bought another thing that fits on the head of the tripod.  I … Continue reading

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Italian Sausage Breakfast Hash

This breakfast/brunch hash was directly inspired by Frugal Feeding’s Potato and Chorizo Salad.  I found some Italian sausage in the freezer (there could be more) that I wanted to move on before I go back to the duck 🙂 Italian … Continue reading

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Not Chiquetaille d’Hareng Fume

I’ve told you about Edmond Pierre in Haiti and the chiquetaille we used to eat on his boat. In fact there were two different types of chiquetaille, one made with dry, salted cod and the other with dry, salted and … Continue reading

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Mirliton Creole

Mirliton or chayote is an attractive, pale green squash that I first heard of and had in Haiti. Prepared roasted, boiled, sauteed or stuffed, even squash haters and children like this mild tasting vegetable. Feeling a bit run down and … Continue reading

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