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Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Stew Fish

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Bahamians love breakfast, and what we refer to as ‘breakfast’ will certainly not conjure up images of eggs, toast and jam, pancakes & maple syrup.  Our breakfasts are almost entirely savory.  We want that hearty stick-to-the-ribs experience that’ll give you energy for the day and ensure that lunch does not find you famished. Typically, you’ll…

5 Ways to Devour (Local Bahamian) Pumpkin

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Carved jack o’ lanterns, spooky costumes, trick-or-treating – it’s that ghoulish time of year again! But while we do enjoy dressing up and observing the omnipresent orange and black themes around town, truth be told, we’re most interested in the flavors of Fall. With Halloween just around the corner, it couldn’t be more timely to feature…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Coconut Tart

Bahamian confections are aplenty for those with a robust sweet tooth! From Sweet Breads to Guava Duff and island-inspired ice creams using mango, soursop, and sapodilla, you’ll never run out of desserts and candies to nibble on when visiting our islands. One of our all-time favourite Bahamian treats is the revered Coconut Tart- a staple dessert that is easy to…

A Festive Island Feast: Recipes Of Our Favorite Bahamian Dishes

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At this time of year, the islands are abuzz with excitement as we prepare for holiday celebrations! While we won’t experience the leaves turning amber in Fall or expect a white Christmas, we do have lots of merry parties to attend with all the food one can eat! We’ll make our tables groan with the…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Johnny Cake

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If you’re visiting our islands for a few days, chances are likely high that you’ll encounter a slice (or two or three) of our staple “Johnny Cake” at some point during your visit. It’s often spotted in local restaurants enclosed in a tight wrapping of wax paper or tin foil and sometimes you’ll find it…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Sky Juice

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If there’s one drink you have to try while you’re in The Bahamas, it’s Sky Juice. People are always talking about this creamy cocktail, so we get a lot of questions on our Bites of Nassau Food Tour about Sky Juice: what it is, what’s in it, how it got it’s name, and the list goes on…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Guava Jam

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Jams and jellies have always been staple items in the pantries of Bahamian households, but one jam reigns supreme in our islands, and that’s Guava Jam! Bahamian Guava Jam is a sweet, pink fruit spread made throughout the entire archipelago where guavas grow profusely. Many locals make Guava Jam themselves, but it’s so popular that…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Conch Fritters

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If you have travelled to The Bahamas before, you’ve likely come across conch on our menus or maybe you’ve heard of its aphrodisiac properties but what makes the conch fritter a must-eat method of preparation? At Tru Bahamian Food Tours, we think a first impression is a lasting one, and so we trust the traditional…

Tru Bahamian Must Eats: Conch Salad

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The explosion of citrus and hot pepper flavours along with freshly diced veggies and tasty white conch meat are what make every spoonful of this local delicacy delightful to both the eye and palate. Possibly the most quintessential dish of these islands, conch salad serves as both a reliable comfort food and a form of…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Boiled Fish

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Following an early morning of fishing in the islands or an animated late night celebration, the go-to remedy for most here in The Bahamas, is a steaming bowl of Boiled Fish or simply ‘Boil’- as we often shorten it to. And don’t let the plain-sounding name fool you; this hearty dish is packed with flavour…