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Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Guava Jam

a piece of cake on a plate

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…

A Guava Dessert For Moms Who Are Impossibly Sweet

guava duff cake

This recognisable super-fruit, the guava, is one of the few indigenous fruits to the Bahamas preceding the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1492. Entirely edible from its yellow skin to its signature soft pink or white centre, even the guava’s seeds are utilised in some recipes, often adding texture to the jams and pastries they…