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Spices in Haiti: L'ail (Garlic in English)

Spices in Haiti: L'ail (Garlic in English)

Haitians call it "lay" in Creole, no wonder, it's l'ail in French, but in English it is is called Garlic.

Is garlic a vegetable or root?

Many people want to know whether garlic is a spice, a root or a vegetable. Take my word for it, garlic a root vegetable, the type of vegetable that grow underground?

L'ail/Garlic adds the following nutrients to your meal: Manganese, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin C, calcium, copper, potassium, phosphorus, iron and vitamin B1.

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Spices in Haiti: Poireau (Leek in English)

Spices in Haiti: Poireau (Leek in English)

Haitians call it Powo in Creole, Poireau in French, but in English this vegetable is called Leek.

Leek/Poireau adds the following nutrients to your meal: Vitamin K, Manganese, dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin B-6, iron and magnesium

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Parsley Health Benefits - Healthy Foods that's good for you

Parsley Health Benefits - Healthy Foods that's good for you

Discover the potential health benefits of parsley. Parsley is an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and vitamin A. Parsley is a great source of flavonoid and antioxidants, especially luteolin, apigenin, folic acid.

Half a tablespoon (a gram) of dried parsley contains about 6.0 µg of lycopene and 10.7 µg of alpha carotene as well as 82.9 µg of lutein+zeaxanthin and 80.7 µg of beta carotene. (Wikipedia)

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PHOTO: Haitian Food - Yanm ak Poisson (Yam served with Fish)

PHOTO: Haitian Food - Yanm ak Poisson (Yam served with Fish)

Look at this photo... Haitian Food - Yanm ak Poisson. boiled Yams served with fish sauce... Deliciously delicious... LOL...

Gade photo saa... Yon bon YANM blan bouyi ak sauce poisson. se koupe dwèt!!!

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In March 2016, we bought all these fresh tomatoes in Haiti for 75 gourdes

In March 2016, we bought all these fresh tomatoes in Haiti for 75 gourdes

Look at this photo... Haiti - All this Fresh Tomatoes cost 75 Haitian Gourdes, about $1.25 US... Great deal or Expensive?

Note: We purchased these tomatoes at that price on March 01 2016.

3 years later, it is a different story. Read the related articles below for more info.

What do you think about that?

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PHOTO: Haiti - Mayi Moulen ak Zaboka - Bon Bagay!

PHOTO: Haiti - Mayi Moulen ak Zaboka - Bon Bagay!

Gade photo saa... Haiti, lè-w leve nan maten, ou kraze yon bèl plat "tchentchen" mayi moulen ak zaboka pitit... Wa bon pa-w... LOL... Si-w mete yon ti lyan panye nan mayi saa pitit, se sa net...

Mwen menm, banm ti may moulen mwen chak maten...

E ou menm?

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PHOTO: Haiti - Liann Panye (Liane Panier)

PHOTO: Haiti - Liann Panye (Liane Panier)

Gade photo saa.. Haiti, fèy saa rele Lyann Panier (Lyann Panyen of Liane Panier)... lakay mwen, nou mete lyann panye nan soup pen, nan mayi moulen ak nan diri les matin... Nou konn fe frikase ak li tou pou manje ak diri blan.

To my Haitians in the diaspora... What is "Lyann Panye" (Lyann Panyen) in ENGLISH?

Le yon moun gen febles oswa le-w malad kouche, yo fe yon ti soup ak lyann panier pou-w bwe pou remonte-w...

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Mayi Boukannen Haiti (Grilled corn)

Mayi Boukannen Haiti (Grilled corn)

Look at this photo... 2 corns on the cob being grilled on top of a Haitian charcoal stove.

Grilled corn on the cob is called Mayi boukannen in Haitian Creole. It is a favorite snack in Haiti, especially during the rainy season when corn is abundant in Haiti.

Gade photo saa... 2 mayi ki ap boukannen sou dife Haiti. Epòk Mayi an Haiti ou jwen mayi boukannen tout kote an Haiti.

Si-w ap viv nan diaspora-a mwen konnen ti photo saa ap fe-w sonje peyi-w... LOL...

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Grocery Shopping in Miami for $20 - Gade 20 Dola market nan Miami mezanmi!

Grocery Shopping in Miami for $20 - Gade 20 Dola market nan Miami mezanmi!

They say life is expensive in Haiti but it's not only in Haiti. People in Miami better start farming in their back yard. This is $20 worth of grocery food shipping in Miami. Can you believe this?

That was a few years ago. Now it's probably worse!

En Kreyol...

Yo di la vi cher Haiti men se pa Haiti selman! Moun Miami better komanse fe jadin deye lakay yo LOL...

Men 20 dola market wi!

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How to cook Turkey like a Haitian

How to cook Turkey like a Haitian

In Haiti there is no turkey with white feathers.

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