Food/Cooking

Plan outlines 50 operational changes for restaurants and bars
Plan outlines 50 operational changes for restaurants and bars

June 04, 2020

Restaurants and bars will look very different in The Bahamas because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the tourism and hospitality sector’s response to it, with constant sanitizing, physical distancing considerations and the need to introduce new products to aid in virus spread mitigation...

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Bamsi Set to Host Free Virtual Education Series

May 13, 2020

AS BAHAMIANS begin to navigate their way forward under the gaze of COVID-19, facing what is certain to be a new normal, many are looking to take advantage of the ‘shelter-in-place’ protocols...

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Minister of Education updates on Virtual Learning Platform School Lunch Programme Vouchers
Minister of Education updates on Virtual Learning Platform & School Lunch Programme Vouchers

April 27, 2020

In his COVID-19 Response Communication in the House of Assembly, April 27, 2020 Minister of Education the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd announced that each student on the Ministry of Education's Virtual Learning Platform...

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BAMSI Donates Produce from Student Farm

April 23, 2020

HEALTHCARE officials and law enforcement officers throughout the Commonwealth of the Bahamas have been challenged with unprecedented workloads as they work to contain Covid-19 and minimize its effects on Bahamians...

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Five Ways that COVID-19 has changed what food security looks like in the Caribbean

April 14, 2020

Caribbean countries are familiar with the risk that comes with a lack of food sovereignty. It has long been the case that between 80 and 90 per cent of all food consumed in the region (in the amount of about $6 billion according to the latest...

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Important Information from The Price Control Commission

April 07, 2020

The Prices Control Commission has seen the outcry from The Bahamian consumers on the price of eggs...THE DUTY ON EGGS IS 30% PLUS 12% VAT. THE CONTROL MARK UP RETAIL MARK UP IS 10%...

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Emergency food plan includes $1.6M injection

April 07, 2020

In light of global labor and supply chain disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources is injecting more than $1.6 million into local farms, as a part of the government’s emergency food production plan...

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Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources Emergency Food Production Plan
Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources Emergency Food Production Plan

April 06, 2020

The Global Covid-19 pandemic has claimed more than thousands of lives and unleashed fear internationally. There has been substantial contraction in the global economy. Losses are in the trillions across the globe...

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Mia’s Abaco dishes land her top spot in Senior School Culinary Competition

February 11, 2020

A malfunctioning oven did not deter her completely. In fact, her Abaco Crab and Chicken Duff and Marsh Harbour Guava Rice Cheese Cake landed her in the top spot of the senior high division of this year’s Young Chef Culinary Competition...

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BAMSI Partners with Poopdeck, Takes on Fine Dining

January 09, 2020

THE BAHAMAS AGRICULTURE and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) has partnered with one of Nassau’s fine dining establishments in a move to showcase the versatility and unique flavor profile of its Andros-grown produce. Offering these specialty items as part of their Thanksgiving feast, and now incorporating them into the holiday and regular menu, the culinary staff at the Poop Deck Restaurant at Sandyport, West Bay Street, provides diners with a distinctive experience focused on fresh, quality ingredients, bold flavours and textures, and creative concepts...

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AML Foods 4th Annual Feed 5,000 Families Brings Cheer & Goodwill

December 25, 2019

A few days before Christmas, representatives from over 100 soup kitchens, churches and feeding centers, that make up the membership of the Bahamas Feeding Network, descended upon AML Foods Limited’s Solomons Yamacraw store to collect the proceeds from the month-long Feed 5000 Families campaign, the fourth in the series...

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Bahamas Feeding Network Volunteers Treated to 2-night Stay Aboard the Newly Amplified ‘Oasis of the Seas’

December 17, 2019

Moseff House, the humble yellow building on Fox Hill Road, is headquarters to the volunteers that churn over 6,000 meals each week. From long nights to early mornings, the Bahamas Feeding Network’s (BFN) volunteers work to serve a mission that is greater than they are. With their motto of “Give, give, give”, they are always surprised when they become the ones to receive...

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One More Week to Help Feed 5000 During Christmas

December 13, 2019

With just a little under a week left in the AML Foods Limited Feed 5000 campaign to raise funds to provide Christmas food packages to families in New Providence and Grand Bahama, the public is reminded that they still have an opportunity to support the effort.

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Partying in paradise

December 13, 2019

Regatta Buffet's island mashed potato with cassava, plantain, sweet potato and Idaho potato with a glazed rack of lamb which was finished with a red wine reduction and mint jelly...

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A Wine That Tastes Like Popcorn Plus New Rombauer Wine Additions For Bahamian Market

December 12, 2019

Wine and Spirits named it the number 1 most popular Chardonnay in American Restaurants. Another source listed it as a top ten contender for the past 16 years. Created almost 40 years ago, this Napa Valley Chardonnay has the taste of butter popcorn followed by fruity notes. Although it has been part of the Bristol portfolio for many years, it is still a new discovery for many...

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CBC Serves Up Three New Dasani Sparkling Flavors at Paradise Plates 2019!

December 11, 2019

Over 40 of the Bahamas’s top restaurants, bars, cafes, bottlers and food-trucks proudly showcased their newest dishes and beverages at this year’s Paradise Plates event. The Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) once again returned as a proud sponsor of the annual fundraiser, with three brand new, calorie and sugar free Dasani Sparkling Water flavors. The berry, white peach, and lime flavored water and the Dasani Sparkling photo wall proved to be a hit with the 2000 guests in attendance...

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The HOT ticket fundraising party

December 06, 2019

The Lady’s Band and Essence Band will rock the foyer welcoming guests into the hot ticket fundraising party and set the stage for tomorrow’s unique culinary experience that is Paradise Plates, at which 40 of the island’s talented chefs and beverage purveyors host a unique booth and showcase signature creations in a night that is all about culinary compassion, with proceeds going directly to Hands For Hunger and towards the organization’s mission...

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Atlantis to host popular Paradise Plates once again

December 06, 2019

Guests at a previous Paradise Plates event strike a pose. FILEThe most talked about foodie event on the island, the 11th annual Paradise Plates, is set for this weekend at the iconic Atlantis resort on Paradise Island...

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Hands for Hunger and J.S. Johnson partner for Friendsgiving Event

November 27, 2019

On Saturday, November 16th Hands for Hunger hosted its 2nd youth holiday event known as Friendsgiving. Presented by J.S. Johnson Insurance Agents & Brokers (JSJ), this special occasion brought together about 175 young people, supervisors and volunteers from various backgrounds to share a meal and celebrate the importance of finding commonality with others during the season...

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Wendy’s Celebrates 50 Years

November 20, 2019

Wendy’s Bahamas paid tribute last week to its late founder, Dave Thomas. On Friday November 15th Wendy’s celebrated 50 years since the 1st restaurant was opened in Ohio. Dave’s core values; “Quality is our Recipe, Do the Right Thing, Treat People with Respect, Profit is Not a Dirty Word and Give Something Back” were the core themes of Wendy’s Bahamas Founder’s Week 2019...

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