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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 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…

Nassau’s Best Budget Stays For The Spring Breaker

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It’s spring break. And after months of cold, dark winter, we can totally understand why escaping to some place warm (The Bahamas) sounds like a good idea for the many guests we’ll welcome to our island over these next few weeks. We have to agree that March is an excellent time to travel and experience…

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…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Switcha

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Summer in the Bahama islands has us feelin’ hot, hot, hot! Fortunately, we Bahamians have engineered many an interesting way to cool down over the years- the most delicious and refreshing option being a  tall glass of ice cold Switcha. The ultimate Bahamian thirst-quencher, Switcha is our local version of limeade and it’s a simple, yet…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Fire Engine

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Among our favourite Bahamian soul foods is a dish called Fire Engine. Perhaps more widely recognized as Steamed Corned Beef, this traditional breakfast is an absolute staple in the diets and culture of The Bahamian people. Canned corned beef sauteed with a medley of diced veggies and served alongside generous portions of buttery grits or…

Tru Bahamian Must Eats: Peas & Rice

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A side order of peas & rice (or rather, Peas n’ Rice) is as part of any bona fide Bahamian meal as palm trees are to our beautiful island landscape. Served alongside fish, meat or chicken, this beloved staple food is thoroughly enjoyed by Bahamian locals for lunch or dinner or both. In fact, it’s…