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HAITI UNCOVERED BOOK REVEALED
(September 16th, 2014—New York, NEW YORK) Foreword by New York
Times bestselling author Edwidge Danticat, HAITI UNCOVERED: A
Regional Adventure into the Art of Haitian Cuisine by Chef Nadege
Fleurimond, is a culinary coffee table book that embraces every region
and tradition of Haiti. HAITI UNCOVERED will delve into the art of
Haitian Cuisine and will bring into focus the beauty of Haiti through its
diverse culinary traditions while offering to Haitians and non-Haitians
an opportunity to explore and learn. The beautifully bound and
illustrated, hard cover book, slated to be released on November 18th
2014, will present and represent the dishes, recipes and cooking traditions, from all the 10 geographical
Fleurimond traveled through multiple cities in Haiti such as Port-Au-Prince, Jacmel, Gonaives, and Cap
Haitien among others to absorb and discover the nuances that are inherit in the rich and diverse culture
of Haiti. One of the ways to learn about any background that is often unknown is to get to know it one
on one, breaking bread, and learn about the culture through one of the most social and yet intimate
way...the food. Fleurimond showcased that through her journey in the diverse provinces of her own
country and to find a bit of you through her culinary journey. Manje ya pare" Food is ready!
“Haiti Uncovered: A Regional Adventure into the Art of Haitian Cuisine is a book that will present an
accurate depiction of Haiti's culinary art. Beyond the food, the book will present the reader with a very
realistic view of Haitian culture and society through pictures and historical information. This is not just a
Recipe book, but rather a look at Haitian culture through a food inspired lens. In essence, this is your
chance to rediscover Haiti and to present her in a different light,” said Nadege Fleurimond.
The HAITI UNCOVERED cook book will be on pre-sale from $59.99 on August 18th until September 20th
This self-published Haitian cook book was developed and created in part with funds raised from
Indiegogo campaign created by Nadege Fleurimond with support not only from her friends and family,
but from a cross section of individuals with interests in food, culture and history. Fleurimond set goals to
produce this culinary memoir by any means to uncover and rediscover the traditional aspects of Haitian
cuisine and introduce a contemporary method to enjoying Caribbean food at its best.
For interview or feature consideration with Chef Nadege Fleurimond please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org and visit www.nadegefleurimond.com for more information.
About the author: Nadege Fleurimond is the owner of Fleurimond Catering Inc. Utilizing her Haitian
culinary background, Fleurimond pulls in world flavors from Asian, Latin American and European
Cuisines. She has catered for Ann-Hauser Busch, Paul Weiss, NYC Hall, BET, and The Colbert Report, Dr.
Mehmet Oz, Vivica Fox, etc. With varying interests in business, government, & social issues, Nadege
graduated with a degree in Political Science from Columbia University. Nadege has been quoted in the
New York Times, has appeared on the national television show Chopped on the Food Network, and has
been a Food columnist for the Haitian Times Newspaper since 2008. She is also the recipient of the New
York Media Alliance’s Ethnic Press Fellowship for 2010 covering the education beat. She also is the
recipient of the 2011 Feet in Two Worlds Food Writers Fellowship, which has garnered many awards.
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