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Haitian Rice & Beans Recipe


2 quarts water 2 cups dried red beans, rinsed 1 can (13 3/4 ounces) beef broth Water 1 tablespoon salt 8 parsley sprigs 3 scallions or green onions, chopped 3 garlic cloves 1/4 teaspoons dried rosemary 3 tablespoons peanut oil 2 cups rice


Bring water to boiling. Add red beans and cook covered […]

Haitian Counch Fritters


1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper 1/4 cup finely chopped red pepper 1/2 small white onion, diced fine 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme 1/2 Scotch bonnet pepper, seeded, minced 1/4 cup milk 3/4 pound […]

Haitian Sauce


All Ingredients should be prepared before you start cooking.

two teaspoons of hot yellow pepper a finely chopped large onion a half cup of chopped shallots two finely chopped cloves of garlic a half cup of lemon juice a quarter cup of olive oil salt and pepper


Marinate onions and shallots in lime […]

Haitian Style Meatballs


4 white bread slices 1 cup milk 1 pound freshly ground lean beef 2 slices smoked ham or bacon, minced Salt and pepper to taste 1 garlic clove, crushed in garlic press 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese Fat for frying, heated to 365°F


Soak bread in […]

Haiti: Acra


5 dried Italian pepper pods or 1 small piece hot pepper 1 tablespoon coarse salt 6 peppercorns 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves 1 egg 1 cup finely grated malanga root Peanut oil for frying, heated to 365°F


In a mortar, pound together to a paste the pepper pods, salt, peppercorns, onion, […]

Haiti: Ti-malice Sauce

2 tsp hot chillies, finely chopped 1 large onion, chopped 70g shallots or spring onions, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 120ml lemon juice (or lime juice) 120ml oil salt and freshly-ground black pepper


Combine the onion and lemon juice in a bowl then set aside to marinate for 2 hours. After this time combine […]

Haiti: Tarte a L’oingon (Onion Tart)

6 onions, peeled and finely chopped 2 slices of ham, finely diced 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp sugar 100g freshly-grated Parmesan cheese 4 tbsp butter 4 tbsp plain flour 80ml condensed milk 1/2 tsp freshly-ground black pepper


Melt the butter in a pan use this to cook the onions over low heat for about […]

Haiti: Riz et Pois Collés (Haitian Rice with Peas)

1 onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp butter 300g long-grain rice 160g red kidney beans (dried) [if old, soak over night in a bowl of water] 1 green chilli, finely chopped 2 tbsp vegetable oil 30g salt pork, finely diced salt, to taste


Add the red kidney beans to a pan along with 1l water. […]

Haiti: Rice and Beans


300g rice 3 garlic cloves 2l water 1 tbsp salt 8 sprigs of parsley 3 spring onions, chopped 3 tbsp groundnut oil 1/4 tsp dried rosemary 300g red kidney beans, rinsed (if old, soak in a bowl of water over night then drain) 450ml beef stock


Add the beans and the 2l water […]

Haiti: Riz Dion (Rice and Mushrooms)

4 tbsp butter 350g long-grain rice 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped salt, black pepper and dried thyme, to taste 90g dried Haitian black mushrooms (substitute black, dried. European mushrooms)


Remove the stems from the mushrooms then place these (the stems) in a cup, cover with hot water and set aside to soak for 30 […]