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Haiti Food and Clothing
Transcript of Haiti Food and Clothing
Haitian cuisine influenced strongly by French, African, and Spanish cuisines.
Haiti is located near South America, a primarily Spanish continent. This causes Spanish cuisines to have an influence on Haitian cuisine.
When France was in control of Haiti, their cuisine influenced the modern day meals of Haiti.
Many Haitian citizens are descendants of African slaves. When the slaves came over to Haiti, their cuisine came along with them.
- casual, well-dressed, western-style,
- made out of cotton and linen
- school uniforms
- baggy shirts called "guayabera"
- Long dresses and skirts - NO PANTS (inappropriate)
- Men: handmade denim shirt
- Women: - handmade short-sleeved blouse
- multicolor long skirt
- scarf around hair
Industries also make haitian clothing which they export Foods/Drinks Eaten During Ceremonies
- A popular drink is Kremass (a mixed drink made with liquor and condensed milk)
- Usually drunk during birthdays, weddings, baptisms, etc.
-Rum (kleren) is a main part of the culture
- Beverages are usually drunk with dessert
-Pumpkin soup is a New Year's day tradition
-colas-mandatory Haitian cake eaten during important ceremonies Rural vs. Urban Food Haitian Food in the United States Haiti's Food and Clothing Interesting Haitian Food
1. was once a dominant export crop
a.65 percent of total export (1955)
2.Two-thirds of the exports of raw sugar (Expensive crop) Zahir Caldwell
Caroline Jacoby performed when there is a
sickness or after a death part of ritual: offering food and drink to gods to try to stop their aggression Haitians raised cows, chickens, goats and hogs. Breakfast Afternoon meal Typical Menu Between meal snack Taino or Arawak Indians arrived on island
grew corn, manioc, beans
hunted and fished beans or a bean sauce, with a small amount of poultry, fish, goat, beef or mutton that is put into a tomato sauce over rice Urban
Rural Haitians grow and export mangoes, corn, coffee, sugar cane, yams, and bananas to the United States Christopher Columbus arrives, names Haiti Hispaniola and claims for Spain
Spanish influence on cuisine Treaty of Ryswick, gives Haiti to France
French influence on food
plantations developed, African slaves brought from Old World
African influence on food Columbian Exchange European colonists brought old world crops:
rice, peas, wheat
goats, sheep, cows, chickens
became new staples of Haitian diet revolution, inspired by French Revolution, begins with African slaves destroying some plantations
mostly slaves, freed blacks, and poor whites fighting against French rule rebel generals drive out last european troops
declare Haitian independence
begin development of unique culture and cuisine in Haiti Haitian Clothing Kids who go to school:
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how it's affected their cuisine. Hi! Today we have a presentation on Haitian food and clothing. We hope that you find this presentation informative and helpful to enhance your understanding and appreciation of this unique style of cusisine and apparel BARBER, JENNIFER W. "Haiti's Coffee: Will It Come Back?" The Atlantic. The Atlantic Monthly Group, 27 Jan. 2010. Web. 11 Jan. 2013. Dining Experience -2 meals a day: breakfast, afternoon meal
-elite have family or community meals
-non-elite/individuals usually eat wherever they are comfortable "Haitian Coffee." <http://coffeemarketnews.com/2011/11/02/ haitian-coffee-is-making-a-comeback/>