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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…

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…