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Chef Mireille is a classically trained chef with many years of experience teaching kids international recipes that reinforce geography, history and math skills. This food and travel blog focuses on traditional recipes from around the world so that you can use these resources as a teaching tool for your families.

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Caribbean Recipes

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Best Light and Airy Haitian Butter Cake (Gateau au Beurre) with Eggnog Glaze

This Haitian Butter Cake with Eggnog Glaze is so light and fluffy, you won’t believe it. It tastes like a slice of heaven in your mouth. The Eggnog Glaze is made with Haitian Cremas, a heavily spiced homemade eggnog, similar to coquito. The holidays are about spending time with family, friends, and loved ones. And what better way to do that than by sharing some delicious ...

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Holiday Recipes

Holiday Recipes

Delicious Holiday Recipes from Around the World – more than just Christmas Cookies!

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Multi Cultural Cooking for Kids

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Latest Posts

Breadfruit Fritters in a bowl

Haitian Breadfruit Fritters with Salt Cod – Lam Veritab Boulet

Lame Veritab Boulet is one of the most popular Breadfruit Recipes in Haiti. These Breadfruit Fritters are stuffed with salt cod and make a great appetizer for any occasion. Just by accident of invention, they are also easily adapted to GLUTEN FREE. It is a snack that everyone can enjoy.   Although I stuffed these with salt cod because well, just about all Caribbean people ...

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Baked Mac and Cheese on a plate

5 Star Baked Mac and Cheese with 5 Cheeses

This Decadent Baked Mac and Cheese with evaporated milk, heavy cream and 5 cheeses is meant for special occasions. Holidays, birthdays and whenever you are ready for a celebration, this show stopper Baked Macaroni and Cheese has to be on the menu!  My Dutch Caribbean heritage stamped it's mark on my Baked Mac and Cheese which always gets 5 stars in my customer ...

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FREE Kenya Multi Subject Resource Guide – How to Inspire African Cultural Learning in the Kitchen

African Cultural Learning can be reinforced with fun cooking activities in the kitchen. This FREE Kenya Resource Guide not only includes 3 menu options for the whole family to enjoy, but an easy printable that you can go over with your kids, reinforcing history, geography and other cultural learning - all about Kenya.  This is the 6th Resource Guide I have released, ...

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