Food

White Rice vs Brown Rice - Why is the bran removed from Rice?

American Rice in Haiti: Once upon a time Haiti was self-sufficient in producing rice So you prefer white rice over brown rice but did you know exactly why the rice bran was removed to make rice white? Read this... more »

Did you know: Avocado (zaboka) is a Superfood!

If You Eat an Avocado a Day For a Month, Here's What Will Happen to You (VIDEO) If you live in Haiti, chances are you eat Avocado (zaboka in Creole) whenever it is in season, if you are in the Haitian Diaspora, you probably eat it once in a while but did you know that zaboka is considered a superfood? more »

La Vie Cher en Haiti: 50 gourdes for 3 tomatoes in a Haitian province

In March 2016, we bought all these fresh tomatoes in Haiti for 75 gourdes My cousin who cooks for us is complaining how expensive tomatoes have become in the local marketplace. 50 gourdes (USD $0.54) for 3 medium tomatoes. more »

Anyone try the Ketogenic Diet while living in Haiti? What do you eat?

PHOTO: Haiti - 2 kabrit pou nou 8 I am looking at the ketogenic diet (keto) while living in Haiti and I wonder if anyone else has tried it and what type of local foods you consume everyday. more »

Finally the rain has come, now Haitian Farmers can start planting their crops

Haiti Agriculture : A crop field lays empty as farmers wait for rainfall to plant crops The rain for many in Haiti is a blessing. Rainfall is good news for many Haitian farmers who can finally put some seed in the earth to grow into crops. more »

1000 gourdes per product, new penalty for selling expired food products in Haiti

Commerce Ti Machann - Saint Louis du Sud, Haiti The Haitian Ministry of Commerce has imposed a new penalty to stores and business keep expired food items for sale on their shelves. more »

Men Zin, Spaghetti ki te konn vann 20 gourdes Haiti pase a 35 gourdes

Haitian Style Spaghetti - The Ingredients The price of Spaghetti has gone up by 75% in Haiti. Haitians who love to cook and eat spaghetti will have to spend 35 gourdes per bag if they want to cook it at home. more »

Make this one little change and you will lose weight faster without diet and exercise

PHOTO: Boc Banic Haiti - Yon bèl plat Diri Sòs Pwa ak Vyann bò Latibonit, 50 Goud There is a very simple and clinically proven way to lose weight while you continue to eat the same foods you love without changing your diet, without a new exercise plan, without taking any diet pills... Read this... more »

Cresson / Watercress contains more calcium than milk, more vitamin C than oranges, more...

Vegetables in Haiti - Cresson / Kreson (watercress in English) Many Haitians eat "kreson" (watercress) as a salad but did you know that watercress contains more calcium than milk, more vitamin C than oranges, more iron than spinach and more folate than bananas? more »

Your Health : Eat 1 Cucumber everyday and this will happen to your body

Do Haitian Food Growers Cultivate Cucumber? Start eating 1 cucumber a day and you will notice not only numerous positive health changes in your body but you will notice beauty benefits as well. more »