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Roasted Vegetable Winter Salad

Hearty and healthy, this recipe for a winter salad is packed with nutrients and is super easy to assemble.   Ingredients: 1/2 cup dry quinoa 1 small bunch kale, de-stemmed and thinly sliced 3 cups fresh brussels sprouts, thinly sliced…

The Consummate Bermudian

Loquats: The Good Fruit

There is a monument on the grounds of the Cabinet Office dedicated to the man who introduced the Loquat tree to Bermuda. Governor William Reid (1839-1846) left behind a number of significant achievements from his time here, including encouraging the…


Bermuda Beasts: The Cahow

Endemic to Bermuda, the Cahow, or Bermuda petrel is the 2nd or 3rd rarest seabird in the world and after being thought extinct since 1620, the cahow was only rediscovered in 1951. Here are 7 facts about the Cahow you…

Our Bermuda

7 Famous Bermuda Landmarks as They Once Were

Can you recall what H.A.&E. Smith's looked like? You just might be able to conjure up a faint image but there isn't a person alive who can remember Trimingham's storefront from 1861. These photographs reveal a Front Street that is frozen…


Stowaways: Dramatic Tales of Sneaking Off the Rock

As the advertising images on the Internet and in glossy magazines remind us, the contemporary image of Bermuda is of a beautiful semi-tropical paradise that one never wants to leave. Full disclosure: Back home, following my first visit to the…

The Consummate Bermudian

Lobster Tales from Bermuda’s Outback

As remote as Bermuda is, our onshore environment is essentially suburban, with the wildlife consisting of birds, lizards and a bunch of feral cats and chickens. Almost nothing dangerous or exciting. Offshore is another story entirely, with our extensive coral…

Our Bermuda

Be a Tourist in Your Own Town in Southampton

When was the last time you got out and about in Southampton? This is one of the parishes most visited by tourists, because it contains our coveted South Shore beaches and the lighthouse. It's about time you looked back at…


One Pot Spicy Pesto Rigatoni

Warm up on this cold day with delicious spicy pesto rigatoni!   Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 shallot chopped 3/4 pound ground spicy Italian chicken sausage 4 cloves garlic, minced or grated 2 (28 ounce) cans crushed…

Our Bermuda

What To Do On A Rainy Day

When it's dark and stormy outside, here's what you can do to pass the time.   Go swimming If you’re getting wet in the ocean anyway, why not go swimming in the rain? Exclusively swimming in the blazing sunshine is…


Loquat Liqueur

For this undeniably Bermudian 're-frashment', gather ye loquats while ye may, from late January 'til March. Then make this aromatic concoction which should be perfect by the fall of the same year. This traditional potion was the origin of Bermuda…

The President Who Loved Bermuda

Climate Change
Environmental Emergency: Sea Level Rise

Seasonal Ingredient: Nasturtiums

Almond Loquat Cake