Originating from Haiti, Andy Alexandre, found a profound love for cooking and sharing food in the midst of his childhood—whether it was eating the food that was being prepared at home, seeing women from farmer families make their way to the local market, or the street hawkers selling their prepared specialties.
Why this PLATE is connected to your childhood memories?
this is a very traditional Haitian dish, it is cook often in most household throughout the country, with some variations OfF-course. i grew eating duri djon djon , its one of those dishes that was made mostly on special occasions ; birthday parties, Holiday dinners or even on a sunday evening . we eat dinner early on sundays, sometimes as early as three in the afternoon because most of the time my Grandma would want the evening off from the kitchen , perhaps to take me for a promenade to the park or to the cinema for the latest realese or maybe just an afternoon sitting on the portch whatching the evening unfold.