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Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Bahamian Style Macaroni & Cheese

a slice of mac and cheese on a white plate

Our love for Bahamian style mac and cheese knows no bounds, as we proudly feature it everyday on our signature Bites of Nassau Food & Cultural Walking Tour from our expert friends at Bahamian Cookin’.  If you’re thinking that this sounds like the ultimate comfort food, then you’re absolutely correct. More often than not, it’s found on the…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Lionfish

a plate of food with a fork

Lionfish. Known for their ornate striped beauty, venomous spines, and unique tentacles. By now you’ve likely heard their story. These exotic immigrants have recently become a huge threat to the oceanic ecosystems across the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. With their rapacious appetites and very few native predators to worry about, lionfish have been rapidly…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Switcha

a cup of coffee

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

a white plate topped with meat rice and vegetables

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…