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Banana Fritters

 Move over banana bread, these traditional Bermudian treats are crunchy, delicious and can be served as breakfast or dessert.  Ingredients  1/2 cup flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt confectioners' sugar 1 tablesspoon sugar 1 egg yolk 6 bananas…


The History of the Portuguese in Bermuda

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the October 1999 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  In 1609, the same year the Sea Venture ran aground in Bermuda, a self-serving…

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The Bermudian’s Vintage Easter Covers

The Bermudian has been celebrating Easter in Bermuda since 1930! Here are some of our favourite Easter covers from the archives.                


Tomato and Bermuda Onion Salad

Ingredients: Large firm tomatoes Bermuda Onion 1/2 cup vinegar 1/2 cup water Watercress or lettuce Sour cream dressing Directions: Peel onion, slice and soak in water and vinegar for one hour Skin tomatoes and cut side ways slice 5 or…


Fig, Vanilla Bean and Gin Cocktail

Ingredients: 1 1/2 ounces gin 1/2 ounce Fig + Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup (recipe below) 2 dashes orange bitters 2-4 ounces tonic Ice Directions: Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, simple syrup and bitters. Stir well. Strain…

Our Bermuda

Tourist In Your Own Town: Celebrating What Makes Bermuda Special!

This weekend, do a deep-dive into what makes our island special. From a picturesque beach to the smallest drawbridge in the world to the oldest operational church in the Western hemisphere, there is so much worth celebrating in Bermuda.  …

The Consummate Bermudian

The Bermuda Kite

There are not many things that categorically identify as Bermudian. One of them is the Bermuda kite. While stringing together pine sticks and tissue paper is hardly unique to our shores, there is a craftsmanship, aesthetic and measure of success…

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8 Little Known Facts About Bermuda’s Natural History

Perhaps some of the below facts aren't that useful outside of a pub quiz but they're fascinating nonetheless.   1. Lionfish Get Fatty Liver Disease from Eating So Much! Most people know that lionfish are a threat to Bermuda’s reefs,…

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A Twizy Tour of Front Street

See Front Street from the vantage point of a Twizy in this short but exciting video. Leaving from the Rosedon Hotel, we travel eastwardly down Front Street, past the Bird Cage, HSBC Bermuda, A.S. Cooper & Sons, The Cabinet Building…


Codfish Cakes …and Other Good Friday Traditions

In Bermuda the focus of this day is on the pleasures of kite flying and tucking into warm hot cross buns and codfish cakes—served either inside the bun or solo. The hot venue on Good Friday is Horseshoe Bay, where…


8 Stunning Vintage Shots of Bermuda’s Shores

Can you can guess where these striking shots were taken? Some of these beaches or seascapes are unrecognisable to the younger generation. As hurricanes rip across our shores they change the cliff faces and sandy bays year by year. Reacquaint…


Bermuda Glass Candy

Popular with Bermudian kids island-wide! Ingredients: 3 cups sugar 1⁄2 cup water 1 teaspoon white vinegar 1 teaspoon butter Food coloring Flavoring (you can't go wrong with strawberry!) 1 pinch salt Directions: In a heavy-bottomed pot, bring the sugar, water,…