haitian cuisine

What is Haitian Lalo - What does the Lalo leaf look like?

What is Haitian Lalo? Most Haitians from the Artibonite region of Haiti love this Legume Fey called Lalo. It is a staple food in the area. If you've never seen it before, this what the lalo leaf looks like...

The Best Haitian Lalo Legume - Lalo with beef

Many Haitians love to eat lalo but lalo legume cooked with beef is the best. Discover this simple recipe.

Haitians cook Everything with Aranso (smoked herring) dont they?

Haitian Cuisine -- Aransò (Harreng Saur), the name for smoked herring in Haiti, is used almost like a food spicing the way so many Haitians use it. Haitians cook everything with aransò. You want to make the food taste better, put some aransò in it...

Haiti Healh & Diet - Eating YAMS Reduces the Risk of Colon Cancer

Do you eat YAMS? Did you know that eating yams can help reduce LDL cholesterol, constipation and the risk of colon cancer?

Haiti Healthy Diet - Sweet Potato Skin (PO Patat), It's Good for you, Eat it...

Most Haitians eat Sweet Potato and throw away the skin but did you know? Eating the skin of sweet potato is good for you and can add more nutrition to your diet.

Haitian Spaghetti - If I asked you to cook a Spaghetti Creole for me how would ou cook it?

I woke up this morning and felt like eating a Haitian Spaghetti, a "Spaghetti Creole," the only problem is I couldnt to explain to my cousin how to cook it...

Many Haitians cook everything with coconut Oil but do they understand the health benefits?

I know in some parts of Haiti women use coconut in every food they cook... Especially in Les Cayes I've been told... But it wasn't until recently that I discovered that coconut oil is basically the best oil in the world... So I am wondering... Are these people aware of the health benefits or is it just an accidental habit?