By Margo Gabriel

A Chef and Recipe Developer on a quest for showcasing the true essence of Haitian food and culture

Elsy Dinvil’s beautifully written cookbook, Cooking with my Mother, shares with readers her deep pride for her heritage, her love of cooking and more importantly her commitment to honoring her late mother. The Portland, Oregon-based chef and recipe developer hosts pop-ups and courses which attracts scores of eager Portland residents where they learn about Haitian cuisine.

Photo credit: Creole Cravings

Reshaping the narrative of Haiti

Despite Dinvil’s encounters with blatant prejudice in her career, she has used her culinary talent and platform to shine…

Margo Gabriel

Freelance writer based in Lisbon, Portugal. Bylines: Cuisine Noir, Edible Boston, Fashion Steele Magazine, Solstice Literary Magazine

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