BONBON LAKAY BLOG

  • We're Hiring! Be a Part of The Founding Staff At Bonbon Lakay!

    Bonbon Lakay is hiring for the roles listed! Positions are all part-time. Partial benefits and perks are available.  Email your resume, and a couple sentences letting us know what you're looking for in your ideal work place to work@Bonbonlakay.com


    Who we are looking for? Our ideal team members have:

    • 0-3 year related work experience in food or retail 
    • Food handler’s license
    • Love for Caribbean Culture & History 
    • Great people skills and are excited at the thought of meeting new people
    • Deep love and/or curiosity for Haitian Food, Art & Culture
    • Familiarity with social media culture and food trends
    • Love, and respect for all people, regardless of their backgrounds, race, sexual preference
  • A Bonbon Lakay Specialty Food Store is Coming This Summer!

    We've been working tirelessly to find the right location with a landlord that truly understands our culture and our long-term vision for Bonbon Lakay. It took sooooo much longer than expected but we did it! It is with so much pride, joy and relief that I share with you Bonbon Lakay is getting a permanent home in Brooklyn’s neighborhood of Park Slope!
  • Lavi Spicy Peanut Butter Featured on Bon Appetit! Get The Recipe

    From Bon Appetit "Lavi Spicy Peanut Butter™ (“Lavi”) is a delicious, new spicy peanut butter available in the US and Canada. Inspired by a Haitian family recipe, it is made with love by Sergeline René and social enterprise Acceso Haiti with the highest quality 100% Haitian-grown peanuts and infused with Scotch bonnet peppers. Each purchase of Lavi empowers small Haitian farmers and supports the feeding nutritious peanut-based snacks to Haitian schoolchildren..." 
  • 50 Creative Ways to Use Coffee From Skincare To Cocktails Series: Coffee Spa Day with 3 Ingredients or Less!

    Continuing our series for 50 Creative Ways to Use Coffee From Skincare To Cocktails Series, we bring you skincare! According to Debra Rose Wilson,...
  • 50 Creative Ways to Use Coffee From Skincare To Cocktails Series: 5 Coffee Desserts to Cure Your Sweet Tooth!

    Continuing our Bonbon Lakay Blog Series: 50 creative ways to use coffee, from skincare to cocktails! We're excited to feature the most popular cof...
  • 50 Creative Ways to Use Coffee From Skincare To Cocktails Series: How to Make Instant Coffee with our Haitian Coffee

    With the hype of the Dalgona coffee, Instant coffee is making a comeback. Although the Dalgona coffee is fun to drink, it takes dedication to make....
  • 50 Creative Ways to Use Coffee From Skincare To Cocktails Series: Haitian Coffee Liqueur

    To accompany the Bonbon Lakay blog series, we bring you a recipe inspired by The Spruce Eats but we put our own Haitian spin to it! Haitian Coffee...
  • 50 Creative Ways to Use Coffee From Skincare To Cocktails Series: 5 Iced Coffee Recipes to Try!

    We’re bringing you the first Bonbon Lakay Blog Series: 50 creative uses for coffee, from skincare to cocktails! We're excited to feature the most popular recipes from around the world and recipes of our own using premium Haitian coffee found here on Bonbonlakay.com
  • Businesses Owned by The Bonbon Lakay Community

    August is National Black Business Month! We know several of our followers and customers are business owners as well. To celebrate and promote each other, we reached out to our followers and asked them to list their businesses or other businesses that they love. From there we compiled a list of companies that everyone should check out!
  • Plan Ki Pale Kreyol Gives Bonbon Lakay Langue Boeuf and Lavi Spicy Peanut Butter a Try

    Bonbon Lakay & Blan Ki Pale Kreyol(Craig Palsson) are partnering to spread awareness that Haitian treats are available to order online on BonbonLakay.com.

    Use code #BLAN to get free shipping on US orders of $39 or more.

     

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  • Haitian Hot Chocolat Recipe - Chokola Peyi

    Also called "Chokola Peyi" meaning "country chocolate", peyi in creole is synonymous with organic, natural, unprocessed locally made. The Haitian chocolate used to make the hot chocolate comes in powder and the hard round shapes pictured. It's made from roasted cocoa beans, that is then grounded into a paste and hardened. Read on for our recipe for drinking hot chocolate.
  • Event Recap: Relive the Moments From The Bonbon Lakay 1 Year Anniversary!

    On Friday November 15th we celebrated the 1 year anniversary of Bonbon Lakay Inc over fritay, clarin and of course Bonbon Lakay treats. Customers, ...