Haitian Epis is a flavor based used in nearly all Haitian food. The recipe varies from region to region and cook to cook, but it typically contains peppers, garlic, and various herbs. The base is typically used to make rice and bean, stews, and soups. It is also used to marinate various meats and fish. The base originates from Taino and African roots and is similar to the base used in Hispanic cuisine called Sofrito. In many rural parts of Haiti, epis is created using wooden Mortar with pestle. Now a days a blender is used. Haitian Epis can also be referred to as a pesto sauce. The use of cooking bases is widely used in many Caribbean cultures.


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