A Taste of Haiti

A Taste of Haiti

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by Mirta Yurnet-Thomas, Thomas Family Staff
     
 

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With African, French, Arabic and Amerindian influences, the food and culture of Haiti are fascinating subjects to explore. From the days of slavery to present times, traditional Haitian cuisine has relied upon staples like root vegetables, pork, fish, and flavor enhancers like Pikliz (picklese, or hot pepper vinegar) and Zepis (ground spices). This cookbook offers…  See more details below

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With African, French, Arabic and Amerindian influences, the food and culture of Haiti are fascinating subjects to explore. From the days of slavery to present times, traditional Haitian cuisine has relied upon staples like root vegetables, pork, fish, and flavor enhancers like Pikliz (picklese, or hot pepper vinegar) and Zepis (ground spices). This cookbook offers over 100 traditional Haitian recipes, including traditional holiday foods and the author's favorite drinks and desserts. Information on Haiti's history, holidays and celebrations, necessary food staples, and cooking methods will guide the home chef on a culinary adventure to this beautiful island. Recipe titles are given in English, Creole, and French.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781809276
Publisher:
Hippocrene Books, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.83(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.79(d)

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