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Traditional Bahamian Dishes

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…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Crab & Rice

crab and rice dish

Here in The Bahamas, summertime arrives in swarms of feisty red and black crabs, and every island kid knows that it’s time to grab a bucket or a crocus sack and catch da crabs crawlin’. The docks and fishermen’s markets will be piled high with traps full to bursting with native crustaceans, and soon enough, pots…