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Accras of sweet potatoes and paprika

Accras of sweet potatoes and paprika

There are several variations of the Cod accras that are original and easy to prepare.  Today I opted for the sweet potato. What for? Because it will add to the Accras a  sweet taste, which mixes well with chili, cod and spices. I’ll let you guess […]

Chayote stired with garlic and thyme

Chayote stired with garlic and thyme

The Chayote is also called “christophine” in the French West Indies or “chouchou” in the island of Reunion. It’s a mixture between the potato and the zucchini. I present to you a version of chayote in salad, which can be accompanied very well with grilled […]

KALAWANG (green mango salad)

KALAWANG (green mango salad)

The Kalawang is a traditional dish of Guyana: it is a spicy salad made with green mangoes, especially when the season of this fruit is abundant. I am familiar with green papayas salad but not green mangoes. It’s become one of my favorite entries!  The […]

History and recipe of “tourments d’amour”

History and recipe of “tourments d’amour”

Where do the “tourments d’amour” come from and why this name? Before giving you the recipe of the “tourments d’amour”, let’s make a comeback in history about its origins. History of the “tourments d’amour”: The “tourments d’amour” comes from Terre-de-Haut, to the Saintes in Guadeloupe. […]

Coconut Jam

Coconut Jam

Coconut jam is a sweetness found in several Caribbean pastries. I especially appreciate tasting it with a spoon! Nothing better than a homemade coconut jam. The recipe is very easy to make!   Ingredients: (For a large jar of 400 to 500 g)  1 coconut 200 […]

Never throw away your papaya seeds!

Never throw away your papaya seeds!

I don’t know how many times I threw my papaya seeds once I cut it. I would never have thought to keep them, much less to eat it. The only time I’ve put them aside, it was to plant it in the garden. Recently, I […]

Fruits and vegetables

Flora’s selectionWhich is your fruit and your favorite vegetable? I would say bananas and mangoes, that can be eaten in sweet or salty meal!  Exotic vegetables and fruits are full of colours and flavours, and I love them!    There is so much fruit and […]

Cornmeal & turmeric with its red bean and coconut milk sauce

Cornmeal & turmeric with its red bean and coconut milk sauce

For the preparation of the cornmeal and turmeric 1 cup of cornmeal (coarse) 3 cups of water1 onion or 1 shallot2-3 cloves of garlicTurmeric powder, salt, pepper Put water to boil in a container. Add spices: salt, pepper and turmeric. When the water is boiling, […]

How to prepare the Bissap juice (hibiscus flower)

How to prepare the Bissap juice (hibiscus flower)

The bissap or Hibiscus flower: what is it?   Its origins Originally from India, the gooseberry or Guinea Sorrel (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is a beautiful plant close to the hibiscus and okra. In Guyana, it is called Sorrel or okra in Martinique, in Reunion Island is the “karkadé” […]

Hot and sweet pepper balls made with chickpeas and cassava flour

Hot and sweet pepper balls made with chickpeas and cassava flour

Ingredients        200g of chickpeas flour 200g of cassava flour A hot pepper A green or vegetarian chili pepper A few branches of parsley 2-3 cloves of garlic 1 onion Salt, pepper        Preparation (for 4 servings) Mix the chickpeas and […]


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