You know you’re Haitian when all you can think about on NYE is soup joumou. Word! (If you want the easy vegetarian version, let me know.)
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Version 2 - HaitiXchange.com
Why we eat Soup Joumou:
Soup Joumou is traditionally consumed every New Years’ on January 1 as a historical tribute to Haiti’s independence in 1804 where newly freed slaves consumed pumpkin soup, a meal forbidden them by their French masters.
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