Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Haitian Spaghetti Recipe


So I might have posted this before.

But since I have a lot of "Haiti lovers" that grace my page, I thought I would do you a giant favor and post this link. This is a recipe for Haitian spaghetti. It's a very common Haitian dish and eaten by pretty much every class of people. (Served sometimes for breakfast, and many times with extra ketchup-- Haitians like sweet food.)

A lot of times it has thin strips of ham or small cut up pieces of hotdog in it. And sometimes I have seen it with fresh diced tomatoes in it (it's served that way at the Cyvadier Plage-- which I discovered on my last trip is my favorite Haitian restaurant so far (not that I have eaten at that many). And just FYI-- once we get our home built on the land in Raymond, I AM tiling my floor like them.)

It's easy to make and a ridiculously cheap meal. We all love it. Plus, as the mother of a Haitian child, I love having a Haitian meal in our regular "rotation."

And BONUS: Nick Mangine is the Haitian spaghetti chef-- so I also get a night off cooking!

So check it out!
http://i-jat.blogspot.com/2008/10/haitian-spaghetti.html
(PS-- it's my husband's blog-- so nepotism maybe... but a dang good recipe.)

5 comments:

  1. So I asked Nick if he's like to have Haitian Spaghetti sometime and he said, "I don't think so." Maybe once you're there again I can convince him to try it in your honour! hehe

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  2. I think you'd NEVER know there was ketchup in it unless you were told.

    It does not taste like ketchup.

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  3. Ya' know, one of my oldest child's clearest memories of his birth mother was her making spaghetti with hot dogs cut up in it.

    I never knew about the ketchup, though. I am soooooo going to surprise him!!!

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  4. I am TOTALLY going to try this

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  5. I didn't know there was an actual recipe for this! My son had spaghetti with cut up hotdogs every morning for breakfast when he was first here. For months I made pasta every morning. But he would just eat plain old spaghetti with hotdogs and ketchup.

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