Corossol (nectar of)|
Naturally rich in fibers, minerals and vitamins, the Corossol plant has many healing properties. Due to its sweet flavour it can be drunk with no sugar added.
Antilles - vegetarian recipes
To prepare ideally the day before.
milk 80 cl
sugar powder 140g
rasped coconut 250g
Recipe of flan Coco of Antilles :
Preheat the oven Th 5-6 (160°C)
Heat the milk in a pan till quivering.
Whip eggs + sugar + maizena in a mixing bowl till it's whitened.
Incorporate hot milk progressively, and add coconut, whipping continuously.
Pour in a mould and let heat in the oven for 35 min.
Let cool before puting in the fridge. ... read next
This (dog) sauce can be conserved 4 to 5 days in a fridge in a closed container. It's also possible to pour it in an ice-cube tray and defreeze as and when required. Traditionaly used for grills, it can also be served with rice for vegetarians or vegans.
3 Welsh onion and 1 onion
2 garlic cloves
juice of one lemon
parsley 1 handfull
15 cl oil
boiling water 1 cup
Recipe of Sauce chien :
Chopp finely the ... read next
Gratin of sweet potatoes
it's a perfect winter nutritious and spicy dish.
Sweet Potatoes 800g
liquid cream 40cl
coco milk 10cl
grated cheese 40g
garlic and ginger powders
butter (for the mould)
Recipe of sweet potatoes gratin :
Preheat the oven at Th 5-6 (180°C)
Peel sweet potatoes, wash and cut them into slices.
Pour coconut milk, concentrated mik and the cream in a small saucepan and heat gently.
Butter the gratin plate, put in it the sweet pota ... read next
How to dance Biguine
From the english word begin because this dance is the one opening the bal. Part of Patrimony of the Antilles, it's a festive couple dance derived from european Polka, with alterned feet like walk. French Antilles people are very attached to this heritage. Biguine spectacles are often given during cultural manifestations organized by town halls, schools, or associations. Malavoi music band gave it to the last style with adds of salsa, latin-jazz and cuban music.
Mo ... read next
How to dance Mazurka
Rhythmic couple dance coming from Poland. It's a 3 count dance that turns. As many ballroom dances, Mazurka had been retaken in folk dances, (dances from Brittany, the center of France and from the guyanese carnival). Mazurka is also a component of traditional dances of Martinique. Since the basic step mazurka has evolved to figures and variants. The basic step is not difficult but experience shows that acquisition is not immediate. (wikipedia) video www.yout ... read next
How to dance Zouk
Launched on the 80's by Kassav group, Zouk mixts traditional antillese music with techno and disco. Zouk is danced tight with a partner on a 4/4 music. Steps are trampled on the spot with an african-type pronounced hip-swing. Zouk is rather close to Merengue but partners stay sticked together during the whole dance. There are various trends : Zouk love, Zouk R'n'B, Ragga-zouk, Lambada-zouk.
Zouk machine (Maldon), Frankie Vincent (Le tombeur), la Compagnie Créole, Les ... read next
How to dance Gwo ka
Gwo ka combines song, rhythms and dance. It's danced during popular gatherings like carnival, festivals and lewos – popular parties taking place on friday and saturday nights in Guadeloupe and Martinique. Competitors and the crowd form a circle in which dancers and the solist enter in turn, facing the drums. Spectators slap hands and sing the solist's refrain.
There are seven rhythms of Gwoka, having each sub-variants. toumblak
is a love and fertility dance ... read next
How to dance Quadrille
Old dance imported from Europe, but is still danced in French Antilles (Guadeloupe and Martinique). The central character of Quadrille is named Commander. His role is to give instructions for the steps to execute by all (Grande-terre). But there is also a without-comand Quadrille (Basse Terre). Quadrille has several figures having each a different rhythmic basis : Entrée, Valse, Pantalon, Été, Poule, Pastourelle, Biguine. video see www.youtube.com ... read next
Compè rabbit and compè tigre|
Tim tim ? Bois sec !
The dog and the monkey have a sausage to share, but they don't trust each other... see www.potomitan.info