The Real Treasure of the Caribbean: Haiti, Part 1. Baked Fish.

I am repeating my Haiti series that will take us to the New Year which has a special meaning for this freedom-loving little county. Enjoy, Beautiful People!

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I love my Haitian students. Make no mistake – I love all my students, and I reveal in having “the United Nations” environment in my classroom. However, students who come from this tiny, much-suffered, but proud little country have a special place in my heart. No matter the topic of conversation, if there is even one Haitian person around, invariably the discussion will turn to education. They absorb knowledge the way we breath air, and always ask for more.

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The first and the oldest black republic in the world, and the second independent country in the Western Hemisphere after the United States (M. Christopher, Haiti, 2016), it has a fascinating history, colorful and dramatic.

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Columbus landed close to what today is the town of Cap-Haitien on his first voyage in 1492. Under his command he had three vessels, Nina (“The Girl”, later known as Santa Clara), Pinta (“The Painted”)…

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  1. Looks like a really delicious recipe, and I love the background on Haiti!

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Dorothy! Happy and healthy New Year to you and yours!

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  2. A_Boleyn says:

    A delicious fish dish … I had a sense of deja vu at the title until I read that you were repeating the series before the New Year. 😉

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Anna!

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  3. Doug Thomas says:

    How true1 I’ve found desire for education is a strong Haitian characteristic among tho9se few Haitians I’ve known! Great people, sad country.

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  4. Sounds a fascinating story! Will head over, to read more! Thank you, Dolly! Its good to be more on fish, for the next five years. The new contract of the UK with the EU says after 2025 we will miss most of our herring. Lol How the UK prime minister said “Full Fish”. :-)) Michael

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    1. How can you survive without herring!

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  5. Haiti is an amazing place, i feel for the people there, they have suffered so many disasters especially in recent years.

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    1. They have; families of most of my students were affected. We have always offered silent prayers for their families.

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  6. CarolCooks2 says:

    A good recipe is always worth repeating and what a colourful history they have …A lovely read 🙂 x

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Carol.

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  7. Fish is often underrated. You brought it to the forefront again. 🐟

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    1. You are so right – and that’s with all the doctors, nutritionists and dieticians ordering everyone to eat fish at least twice a week!
      Thank you so much, dear Gail!

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    1. I am glad you do! Thank you for stopping by.

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  8. The best foods near the inputs of sacrifice. A yummy recipe of merits!💗🍂🌺

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    1. You are so right! Thank you for you kind words, darling.

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      1. And a very Happy new year to you dear friend!🍮🍂🍮🔔🔔🍮🍂🍮💓🙏

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      2. Thank you, dear friend! 🥂

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