Mesmerizing and seductive, orchids have become one of the most popular houseplants of all time. Last September, B&G Orchids opened its doors in Miami, offering insight into the mystery of these spectacular flowers in a large variety of shapes, colors, … Continue reading B&G Orchids: A Family Affair
For six months this year, I attempted a vegan diet, which led me to meet Butterflies Katz, vegan chef, writer, activist, veganic gardener, and “vegan dog” innovator. Ms. Katz began her vegan journey over 40 years ago, at age 12, … Continue reading 5 Questions for Butterflies Katz
Oh, the silly things Haitian “zuzu” girls will say… If you’re from Haiti, you know what I’m talking about: the video went viral, with more than 86,000 views. And immediately everyone wondered: Who in the world is this guy? Tu … Continue reading Tu connais Mario Fontaine?
Jako renmen prete rad gwo mak met sou li pou l’al file fi. Li gen yon mòd li parèt sou ou epi l’ di w’, “Etranje. Etranje. Etranje.” Men fòk mwen di w’ tou ke Jako gen yon sè k’ … Continue reading Kouzen Mwen Jako (Creole)
So Boukan Returns (see flyer below). And yup, I’m gonna give comedy a try on Wednesday… in addition to talking about my books, that is. Let see how it all turns out. Yes… I tend to do many things on … Continue reading Turns out I might be a stand-up comedian when I grow up
Sun Sentinel | August 14, 2008 | By Joan Lipinsky Cochran, Special Correspondent Step into Michele Jessica Fievre’s Pembroke Pines apartment, and you step into Haiti. It’s a world of paintings of men and women in bright clothing as well as richly … Continue reading Learning, perfecting the art of Haitian cooking