Posts Tagged: Stephanie Hasham

946. Curaçao’s Palu di Lechi

Curaçao imported this plant from Madagascar after WWI, intending to start a rubber plantation (as luck would have it synthetic rubber was invented around this time, so the project failed) Today this plant is considered mata di mondi  (wild flower) as

946. Curaçao’s Palu di Lechi

Curaçao imported this plant from Madagascar after WWI, intending to start a rubber plantation (as luck would have it synthetic rubber was invented around this time, so the project failed) Today this plant is considered mata di mondi  (wild flower) as

965. Avoid “bo” (you) when speaking to elders in Curaçao

Instead you must repeat your elders’ name  or title 80 times in the same sentence, out of respect. It goes something like this: “Bontardi, senjora sa ku senjora su lusnan di outo ahhh… gewoon mi kera laga senjora sa?” = “Good

965. Avoid “bo” (you) when speaking to elders in Curaçao

Instead you must repeat your elders’ name  or title 80 times in the same sentence, out of respect. It goes something like this: “Bontardi, senjora sa ku senjora su lusnan di outo ahhh… gewoon mi kera laga senjora sa?” = “Good

994. Curaçao Delicacy: Guiambo ku Funchi

It’s green, snotty and slimy and makes everything around it green, snotty and slimy… Still, a true yu’i Kòrsou can’t resist Guiambo (pronounced ghee-Yam-bo) — our version of gumbo is thick, hearty soup… and puréed okra gives it its slippery consistency. Special thanks

994. Curaçao Delicacy: Guiambo ku Funchi

It’s green, snotty and slimy and makes everything around it green, snotty and slimy… Still, a true yu’i Kòrsou can’t resist Guiambo (pronounced ghee-Yam-bo) — our version of gumbo is thick, hearty soup… and puréed okra gives it its slippery consistency. Special thanks