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The Bermudian Cooks: Black Seal Rum Chocolate Black Cake

In the Caribbean, a black cake is a dark, gingery fruitcake. This version, however, is a fruity, rum and chocolate cake. Rum has long been synonymous with festive drinks and warm, sunny islands. But its sweet, sugary base has over time easily extended itself to become an integral addition to a host of delicious desserts. Rum's big flavour and low cost made it a natural for the development of classic desserts in the Caribbean and Bermuda. The original rum cake…


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The Bermudian Cooks: Chutneys

Just about anybody can heat up a hot dog, burn a burger, char' the chicken, or massacre some marshmallows - but it takes a little imagination to be a Houdini of the grill. Not that it is really magical; more…


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The Bermudian Cooks: Bermuda Strawberries

It's a fact: nothing beats Bermuda-grown produce. Besides the economic and societal benefits of supporting our local farmers, you're guaranteed a much more tasty experience than you would emptying your pocket book for imported fruits and veggies. If you're not…


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The Bermudian Cooks: Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo is all about having fun. In the United States and other locations around the world, Cinco de Mayo (“the fifth of May” in Spanish) is observed as a date of Mexican heritage and pride. The date…


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The Bermudian Cooks: Bermuda Onion Soup

The famous Bermuda onion, popular the world over, is known for its sweet taste and a flavour so mild some say you can eat them like apples! Although Bermuda farmers no longer produce enough to export, this spring the local…

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The Bermudian Cooks: Goat’s Cheese

We were very happy to see fresh Tucker’s Farm Goat’s Cheese at the farm last week, back after a seemingly long winter hiatus.  Also bountiful at the vegetable stand and in the grocery stores of late, super nutritious locally grown…