Haitian Cuisine

Hinche Haiti - Kabrit la sou dife, bèl plezi - How to cook goat meat Haitian party style

Hinche Haiti - Kabrit la sou dife, bèl plezi - How to cook goat meat Haitian party style

A group of friends gathered in an undisclosed location in the city of Hinche Haiti to eat some flame boiled goat meat (kabrit bouyi).

Nou fek mete kabrit la sou dife... We have just started cooking the goat meat, and the chef (he happens to be a police officer) is putting the final touches. LOL...

This is how you cook goat meat Haitian backyard party style: Find a big chodyè, dump the entire goat meat in there, throw in the ingredients, some plantains, some rhum Barbancourt and voila!

Goat (kabrit) and Guinea fowl (pintade) are two favorites dishes of the people in the Plateau Central department of Haiti.

Whenever you're in Hinche, be sure to enjoy some boiled kabrit or pintade. you will love it.

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Haitian Food : Legume LALO ak Vyann

Haitian Food : Legume LALO ak Vyann

One of the staple foods in Haitian cuisine, especially in the Artibonite region, is 'legim LALO ak vyann.' Haitians simply call it LALO.

Legim (Legume) is a Haitian dish that is comprised of a mixture of cooked vegetables mashed up together and cooked with meat.

LALO in English is "JUTE Leaves" and 'legim lalo' is just the lalo (no other vegetables), spices, and the meat.

When lalo is served with crabs (lalo ak crab) it is so delicious. On your next trip to Haiti, try eating some legim LALO ak vyann.

For my Haitian brothers and sisters: Gade photo saa... Yon chodyè legim LALO ak vyann... 20 goud Lalo, 100 goud vyann bèf, total 150 Goud... Oulala!!!

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YESTERDAY - What Haitians in the Diaspora call leftover food

YESTERDAY - What Haitians in the Diaspora call leftover food

Haitians call leftover food "YESTERDAY" so you know... LOL... Here is some leftover Haitian rice and beans (diri kole ak pwa dòmi) with fried eggs (ze fri).

It's a good breakfast combination when you are in a rush to get out of the house to go to work in the Diaspora.

Call your Haitian friend and tell them "w ap manje yesterday?" They'll die laughing... LOL...

Any cooked food leftover in the fridge of a Haitian in the diaspora is called YESTERDAY, it don't matter if it's been there for two weeks.... LOL...

It is custom in Haiti to cook everyday. So once the food lasts through the night in Haiti, they call it 'manje domi'.

Back in the days, 'manje domi' would be spoiled. Haitians say 'manje a si'. but tha's because we had no refrigeration to store the food and keep it away from a bacteria invasion.

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Haitian Food - Seasoned goat meat drying in the sun (Vyann kabrit nan soley pou seche)

Haitian Food - Seasoned goat meat drying in the sun (Vyann kabrit nan soley pou seche)

Goat meat (vyan kabrit) is a favorite amongst Haitian. Goat is a staple food in Haiti. Haitians like to eat dried goat meat (vyann kabrit sech)

After they season the meat with some delicious Haitian seasoning, they put the meat in the sun to be dried.

Haitians in the diaspora always find a way to bring some 'vyann kabrit sech' with them back to the states whenever they are returning from a trip to Haiti.

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Haiti - Andeyò : Yon Kizinn nan Lakou a...

Haiti - Andeyò : Yon Kizinn nan Lakou a...

Gade photo saa... Yon Kizinn (cuisine) nan Lakou a andeyò Haiti. Le ou ale andeyò (a la campagne), chak ti lakou genyen yon ti kay kouvri an tach epi klise an bwa. Se la moun yo fe manje.

ENGLISH: This is a photo of a Haitian countyside kitchen

Yon lot bagay tou ou te ka pa konnen, se la tou peyizan konn mete nich poul le poul yo ap ponn...

Photo kizinn saa se Labeg mwen te pran li...

Ou se moun andeyò?

Kisa ou sonje le-w wè kizin saa

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Haitian Food - Krab la blayi sou tet Diri ak sos pwa-a

Haitian Food - Krab la blayi sou tet Diri ak sos pwa-a

Gade photo saa... Haitian Food - Krab la blayi sou tet Diri ak sos pwa-a

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Haiti - Vyann Kabrit nan solèy pou seche... Bon bagay...

Haiti - Vyann Kabrit nan solèy pou seche... Bon bagay...

Gade photo saa... Sa se yon viann kabrit ki ap seche nan solèy Bon bagay... Yo tranpe li ak sel ak zoranj si... Lèfini, fòk ou pandye li sou yon liyn pou chat pa manje li...

Look at this photo... Seasoned goat meat put in the sun to dry in Haiti.

Haitians dry goat meat in order to preserve it. The dried goat meat has a different taste as well

Li gou anpil...

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Haiti - Viann Kabrit Sèch (Dried Goat Meat)

Haiti - Viann Kabrit Sèch (Dried Goat Meat)

Gade photo saa... Papa-m mete viann kabrit sèch nan solèy pou li pote pou manman-m Ozetazini... Ou kwè immigration ap kite-l pase ak li? LOL...

Look at this photo... My dad is drying goat meat to bring for my mom in the States...

Haitians dry goat meat in order to preserve it. The dried goat meat has a different taste as well

Li gou anpil...

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Haiti - Yon plat diri kole ak pwa, poul peyi ak nwa (Rice w/ Cashew Chicken)

Haiti - Yon plat diri kole ak pwa, poul peyi ak nwa (Rice w/ Cashew Chicken)

Gade photo saa... Lè ou chita Haiti yon Dimanche aprè midi devan yon bèl plat diri kole ak pwa, sòs poul peyi ak nwa... Wa bon pa-w...

English: you are staring at a nice bowl of Haitian rice with cashew chicken... de-li-cious!!!

Sa-a se bon diri peyi, diri ki soti Saint Raphael, poul peyi, nwa peyi...

Bon Bagay!

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