Food

Haiti - Yon gode pitimi koute 60 gourdes! (the price of millet is sky high)

Have you heard? Millet or pitimi in Haiti, the stuff you used to hate to eating as a child in Haiti, now costs more than twice the price of rice!

Poireau (Leek): Haitians add it to food as spice but do you know all the health benefits?

Most Haitian women spice up their meats with poireau (leek in English) but are you aware of all the nutritional properties of this amazing little vegetable? Read this...

VIDEO: Chocolate "Made in Haiti" - What does the World Bank have to do with that?

Discover how a Haitian woman's organization in Limonade Haiti working in agricultural transformation work together to transform cacao into chocolate with help from the Strengthening Agriculture Public Services project (RESEPAG), financed by the World Bank and implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture

Haitians throw away pumpkin seeds when they should eat it. Pumpkin seeds are packed with nutrition

Did you know? Pumpkin seeds are packed full of valuable nutrients, even for your prostate and bladder, but they are the first things Haitian throw away when cleaning a pumpkin for cooking.

In Haiti, eating fruits and vegetables is cheaper than the alternative and it's good for you

If you want to eat healthy and loose weight at the same time, you have to eat fewer calories than your body uses. There's no better way to do that then to eat more fruits and vegetables. Lucky for us living in a province in Haiti, fruits and vegetables are cheap and plentiful, and organic.

Haitians Food : Poulet Creole is becoming more of a delicacy these days, it is so expensive!

Haitians simply love "Poule Peyi," the native Haitian chicken, but it seems to me like that Poulet Creole is becoming more and more expensive in the marketplace these days... Read this...

Weight Loss Diet - Eggs for breakfast can help you lose weight naturally

Here is a simple diet and fitness tip for you... Adding protein to your diet, something as simple as eating boiled eggs (ze bouyi) for breakfast can help you lose weight naturally. Read this...

Next time, ADD a little ginger (gingembre) to your instant oatmeal, it tastes so good!

The next time you are making instant oatmeal, do you yourself a favor, add a little ginger to the mix. you will thank me for it.

Haiti Agriculture - There is money to be made growing rice, some entrepreneurs say

There is a strong foreign demand for high-quality organic rice, says Fabias Voltaire, a 37-year-old Haitian entrepreneur. It may cost more, but many regard it as healthier and better-tasting than American varieties.

A meal costs 60 times more in Haiti than in New York, the World Food Programme says

A World Food Programme (WFP) publication examined the true cost of a plate of food around the world and, can you believe, a simple meal in Haiti costs 60 times more than in New York. Read this, you will be shocked...