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Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Johnny Cake

a half eaten piece of cake on a plate

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…

Egg-cellent Brunch Spots For Easter In Nassau

a group of people sitting at a table with food and water

In the Bahamas, Good Friday and Easter Sunday are widely celebrated as opportunities to socialize, gather, and eat. Last year, we wrote about how to eat like a local with Three Delicious Bahamian Easter Traditions including island favourites like hot cross buns and fried fish but this time around we’re encouraging you to indulge in egg-cellent speciality…

Our Favourite Bahamian Holiday Recipes

a piece of cake on a plate

One of the things that makes this time of year so very special are the many traditions that mark the occasion. For us, nothing symbolizes tradition and holiday more clearly than all of the delicious foods and drinks that line our tables during this season. With that sentiment in mind, we’ve put together a collection of…

Tru Bahamian Must Eats: Peas & Rice

a pile of rice with meat and vegetables

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…