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Bermuda Beasts: Yellow Crowned Night Heron

Where can you spot them: yellow crowned night herons are some of the most common large birds in Bermuda. You can spot them wading in the shallows by the edge of a pond or the ocean, hunting for fish and crabs. The yellow crowned night heron actually feeds all night and day, grazing anywhere they might find a tasty prey item – on rocky coastlines and between mangroves as well as trimmed golf courses and lawns. Yellow crowned night herons were introduced to Bermuda by Dr. David Wingate in order to restore balance to Bermuda’s eco...

Holidays

Gosling’s Black Seal Christmas Pudding

Christmas pudding is a traditional holiday dessert in Bermuda and while most make a hard sauce from Brandy, we think perhaps it's more Bermudian to make it from Gosling's Black Seal.   Ingredients:  2 9-ounce boxes of raisins ...

Holidays

A Farm-to-Table Christmas Feast

This year, challenge yourself to make Christmas dinner using as much produce and products made locally as possible.  If you're unfamiliar with the farm-to-table concept, eating locally has many benefits: It provides a boost for Bermuda's ec...

Naturally Speaking

Christmas Plant Decorations

Oh, by gosh, by golly, it’s time for mistletoe and holly. The only trouble is that in Bermuda, thanks to no bleak midwinter, we don’t have much holly and, as far as I know, absolutely no mistletoe. Holly is an important part of British Chris...

Holidays

Portuguese Holiday Recipes

John Amaral from the Portuguese Bakery shares the sweetest Christmas baking recipes in the Portuguese tradition, perfect for homegrown gift giving. The rich tradition of Portuguese baking is unsurpassed at Christmas. Delicious sugar-dusted cooki...

Holidays

DIY Bermuda Foliage Place Cards

Bring the outdoors in this Christmas! Place cards and gift tags with pressed seasonal leaves and flowers bring nature to your holiday table, plus they're made from recycled cardboard. So don't throw out those cereal boxes, get crafty and give ev...