The Bahamas: A Taste of the Islands

Written by on January 8, 2021

Gourmet travelers and anyone who enjoys mouth-watering island cuisine, will love the food, local ingredients and influences that make Bahamas cuisine unique. Detailed reviews of all the island restaurants, food festivals and culinary contests can be found in this fascinating guide. 
Includes recipes from the local chefs plus sources for ingredients, in case you want to prepare the island dishes at home.First off, it takes a look at the island’s culinary roots, seeing what has influenced the cuisine and the local ingredients that make it unique. The authors then detail the best places to eat – the largest section of the book – from five-star resorts to plush hotel restaurants to independently owned establishments. Telephone numbers, address, dress code, and reservation suggestions are given. Annual food festivals and culinary contests are listed. If you’re staying home but wish you were Bahama-bound, cook up one of the many recipes offered. Ingredient substitution charts are provided for hard-to-find island foods, and mail order resources are also given. Interviews with local chefs offer tips for the best results. As you’re preparing your meal, fix yourself one of the tasty island cocktails featured!

By Paris Permenter & John Bigley

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