Kréyol Seasoning: A taste of Guadeloupe, the butterfly island in the Caribbean

Guadeloupe, a former French colony, became one of France's départements d'outre mer (overseas departments) in 1948. Located closer to Puerto Rico, Haiti and the Dominican Republic than to France, the island represents an original blend of Caribbean culture and French tradition. 

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Guadeloupe
  • Renata Sago | May 22nd, 2012
    “Howww ruff his rockafaaall correctleeeee?” I frowned as I tried to distinguish my grandmother’s words between the crackly pop of static. Her voice faded in and out over a  bad phone connection and I wondered whether she was at home like...