Food/Cooking

Smith: Keep food aid going
Smith: Keep food aid going

July 05, 2021

FEEDING 18,000 families on a monthly basis is a job the government should consider on a long-term basis, according to Bahamas Feeding Network Executive Director Philip Smith.

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Fish By Jos Andrs reopens at The Cove
Fish By Jos Andrs reopens at The Cove

June 25, 2021

Fish by José Andrés at The Cove, Atlantis, has officially reopened. The dining outlet, helmed by Michelin-starred chef José Andrés, offers sustainable seafood dishes that showcase authentic Bahamian flavors.

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The billion dollar industry of importing food
The billion dollar industry of importing food

June 15, 2021

THE Bahamas imports about $1bn worth of food products, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard told the House of Assembly yesterday.

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Adelaide's best kept secret revealed
Adelaide's best kept secret revealed

June 11, 2021

Generous portions that scream to the fact that value is offered for money, and food with taste - seasoned and cooked to perfection should literally be Avery's Restaurant Bar & Lounge's tagline as far as I'm concerned - and not that it's Adelaide's best kept secret.

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Pelican Bay Launches Swim Well Summer Safety Program
Pelican Bay Launches Swim Well Summer Safety Program

June 08, 2021

This year, the S in summer will also stand for safety thanks to a new initiative launched by the Pelican Bay Hotel on Grand Bahama Island. After two years of navigating life in a pandemic, Bahamians across the country are preparing to indulge in the abundance of sun, sand, and sea. The management at Grand Bahama Island’s happiest hotel has set out to make sure that visits to the beach and to the pool are a little safer for staff members and their children.

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Cafe Boulud seduces the senses
Cafe Boulud seduces the senses

May 28, 2021

If there was any restaurant that I’ve been “chomping at the bit” to get into recently, it’s Café Boulud Baha Mar, the newest dining outpost from Chef Daniel Boulud who is known for bringing contemporary appeal to soulful dishes rooted in the French tradition. So, of course, when the opportunity presented itself, I made a beeline for a seat at a Chef Daniel table at the Rosewood, his foray into an island nation.

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Exploring the world of composting
Exploring the world of composting

May 28, 2021

Think back to when you were a child taking in your plate filled with some food item you despise. If you close your eyes, you may even be able to hear your grandmother's voice, firm and strong, commanding you to eat your food. Like clockwork, she further chastises you with the words, "there are starving children around the world who wish they had this food to eat”. Still, you push the food aside on your plate, readying it for its fate in the trash.

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ARE BAHAMIANS FUNCTIONING ALCOHOLICS - Defining gray area drinking
ARE BAHAMIANS FUNCTIONING ALCOHOLICS? - Defining ‘gray area’ drinking

May 28, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
There is a fine line between casual drinking and alcoholism, and that line is gray.
Most Bahamians spend their entire lives drinking and were introduced to alcohol at a young age.

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Healthy and fresh
Healthy and fresh

May 25, 2021

Bluefields Farms' initial research and development started as the Aquaponic Research Center in 2013, with a goal to bring awareness to the alternative to growing food and its benefit to the country. In 2016, they began their commercial aquaponic operation servicing hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, purveyors and chefs.In 2019, the center rebranded to what is now known as Bluefield Farms with the same restaurant quality salad lines to supermarkets, while making them available to the wider public. For Tom Stack, Bluefields Farms operations manager, the goal of the farms is to get people eating more healthily, as well.

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'All clear' given for raw conch
'All clear' given for raw conch

May 25, 2021

THE Bahamas Agricultural Food Safety Authority's Food Safety and Quality Unit has said vendors can resume the sale and preparation of raw conch dishes.

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Steak-out for victims of Potter's Cay fire

May 21, 2021

A STEAK-OUT will be held Saturday to help raise funds for the Potter's Cay fire victims.

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Rediscovering Filipino cuisine
Rediscovering Filipino cuisine

May 21, 2021

We've all heard off "secret menus" and "off the menu" items at restaurants that are not listed as options on-menu; well, I happened upon my favorite Filipino restaurant (actually it's the only one that I know about), for the simple reason that I hadn't eaten there in more than a year – you know with COVID and whatnot – so I recently pulled up a seat at a table. In doing so, I learned the owners Benjamin and Librada Capuli were in-house, and as I chatted with them learned they are trying out a number of new Filipino dishes in their restaurant, that aren’t on the menu yet, which have to be updated to reflect the new items.

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Mixed feelings from vendors over conch warning
Mixed feelings from vendors over conch warning

May 19, 2021

CONCH vendors have given mixed reviews on the Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority's (BAHFSA) advice to stop selling raw conch until the source of contamination leading to food poisoning cases can be determined.

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Warning: Be cautious over buying or eating conch

May 18, 2021

THE Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority's (BAHFSA) Food Safety and Quality Unit has again advised consumers not to purchase or consume any raw fresh conch or conch that they suspect was not properly handled and/or fully cooked.

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Officials advise against eating raw conch
Officials advise against eating raw conch

May 14, 2021

A MONTH after suspected conch poisoning cases were first reported, Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority (BAHFSA) officials said investigations are ongoing and noted the advice is still to avoid raw conch.

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Cutting it up
Cutting it up

May 14, 2021

It takes guts for a fine-dining restaurant to be willing to step out of the box and introduce new cuts, and Liz Wunderlich, U.S. Meat Export Federation Caribbean representative is praising the Graycliff restaurant for having done just that with their introduction of new cuts to their menu for a summer promotion that will run through the end of June, allowing diners the opportunity to be introduced to the quality of U.S. beef, fall in love with the products and become followers of the particular cuts.

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Families food aid won't just disappear
Families food aid won't just disappear

May 13, 2021

LOCAL non-profit food rescue programme Hands for Hunger says the need for food assistance will likely remain past the government's June deadline to end its national outreach.

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Tito's Teams Up With Local Restaurants For Food 4 Friends
Tito's Teams Up With Local Restaurants For Food 4 Friends

April 16, 2021

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has meant difficult times for scores of Bahamian workers and families - many of whom have lost their incomes due to widespread safety restrictions. In response, corporate citizens like Jimmy’s Wines & Spirits have stepped in to help. For a second consecutive year, Tito’s Handmade Vodka - distributed by Jimmy’s Wines & Spirits has joined forces with two local restaurants to feed Bahamians, specifically those working in the hospitality industry, as part of its Food 4 Friends initiative.

“Tito’s Food 4 Friends is the non-profit arm of its parent company: 5th Generation,” explained Susan Warren, Jimmy’s Wines & Spirits Portfolio Specialist. “As part of its community outreach, the company graciously gives away free meals to hospitality staff working with their local distributors.”

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Statement from DNA Leader Arinthia S. Komolafe on Potter's Cay Dock fire
Statement from DNA Leader Arinthia S. Komolafe on Potter's Cay Dock fire

April 12, 2021

Our nation woke up to devastating news and scenes from the Potter's Cay dock caused by a fire outbreak last night.

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Caf Boulud The Bahamas where food and wine go hand-in-hand
Caf Boulud The Bahamas where food and wine go hand-in-hand

April 09, 2021

An idea that Chef Daniel Boulud flirted with four years ago has materialized into a culinary experience known as Café Boulud The Bahamas at the Rosewood Baha Mar. It’s a restaurant concept that is elegant yet casual and fine dining but approachable – traditional French cuisine in a sophisticated Bahamian setting.

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