Haiti Uncovered: A Regional Adventure Into the Art of Haitian Cuisine is a culinary coffee table book that embraces every region and tradition of Haiti. The Book will delve into the Art of Haitian Cuisine and will bring into focus the beauty of Haiti through its diverse culinary traditions there by offering Haitians and non-Haitians an opportunity to explore and learn. The beautifully bound and illustrated, hard cover book,released on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014, presents and represents the dishes, recipes and cooking traditions, from geographical Departments of Haiti
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Food is perhaps one of the most important things within a culture. As Regine Roumain, Executive Director of Haiti Cultural Exchange states, “It is an important and vital aspect of our cultural heritage and one I think should be preserved. Everything having to do with food from the preparation to the cultivation to the way we eat altogether is a cultural act. Food is culture”
It is a conscious and determined effort by the author to present a personal journey, yet to create something that is both accurate and lasting. This is telling Haiti’s story through the way Haitians prepare and consume what they produce.
This book provides a deeper understanding of the cuisine and the people of Haiti. For the general food lover, this book offers diversity and range to their cooking. For the Haitian audience, this book offers an opportunity to preserve the cooking traditions and culinary heritage of their home. For everyone, Haiti Uncovered provides a great read, a history lesson and a masterfully done piece of art.
Foreword by New York Times Bestselling Author, Edwidge Danticat.
Let’s meet the woman behind Fleurimond Catering.
Nadege Fleurimond is the owner of Fleurimond Catering, an off-premise catering firm in New York City, specializing in corporate and private functions. Utilizing her Haitian culinary background as a guide, Fleurimond pulls a world of flavors from Asian, Latin American and European Cuisines. Her company has catered for companies and institutions such as Ann-Hauser Busch, Columbia University, New York City Hall, BET News, and The Colbert Report, as well as notable individuals such as Vivica A. Fox, Al Jareau, and Dr. Memet Oz’s organization Healthcorps.