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The Bahamas a Taste of the Islands Excerpt

The Bahamas a Taste of the Islands Excerpt

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Published by Hunter Publishing
Gourmet travelers and anyone who enjoys mouth-watering island cuisine, will love the food, local ingredients and influences that make Bahamas cuisine unique. Detailed reviews of all the island restaurants, food festivals and culinary contests can be found in this fascinating guide. Includes recipes from the local chefs plus sources for ingredients, in case you want to prepare the island dishes at home.

This is an excerpt only. Download the complete eBook for the Amazon Kindle at http://www.amazon.com/Bahamas-Taste-Islands/dp/B001WAKKZC/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1237491958&sr=1-3.
Gourmet travelers and anyone who enjoys mouth-watering island cuisine, will love the food, local ingredients and influences that make Bahamas cuisine unique. Detailed reviews of all the island restaurants, food festivals and culinary contests can be found in this fascinating guide. Includes recipes from the local chefs plus sources for ingredients, in case you want to prepare the island dishes at home.

This is an excerpt only. Download the complete eBook for the Amazon Kindle at http://www.amazon.com/Bahamas-Taste-Islands/dp/B001WAKKZC/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1237491958&sr=1-3.

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Ho2e To5n! El4o5 "ay

tel# +-+N$77*%)$$

8ress 6ode: "as1ally elegant

Reser'ations: reD1ired

o1rmet dining 5ith 4oth Bahamian and international dishes is the order of the day at
this e/6ellent resta1rant# 8iners enAoy a 'ie5 of the 4ea6h and the gentle s1rf# ;ith
6andlelit ta4les! this ma=es a romanti6 s2ot for dinner# S2e6ialties in6l1de lam4 6ho2s and
4la6=ened fish# >2en for 4rea=fast! l1n6h! and dinner# >n most Sat1rday and S1nday
e'enings the resta1rant sho56ases lo6al entertainers#
A50,)R"& R)&TA/RA5T! RR*RRR

A4a6o Bea6h Resort & Boat Har4o1r

tel# +-+N$70*+(0)

8ress 6ode: 6as1ally elegant

Reser'ations: re6ommended

This 5aterside resta1rant o'erloo=s Boat Har4o1r marina and ser'es international 61isine
5ith an island flair# Brea=fast offers traditional 4a6on and egg dishes as 5ell as Belgian
5affles! Mren6h toast! 6orned 4eef hash! and smo=ed salmon# L1n6h 6hoi6es in6l1de
6hi6=en 5ings 5ith 4l1e 6heese di2! 6o6on1t* mango shrim2 5ith fr1it 6h1tney and 6on6h
fritters# Linen ta4le6loths and 6andles 2ro'ide an elegant flair at dinnertime# The e'ening
men1 feat1res dishes s16h as fresh shrim2! gro12 and s6allo2s tossed 5ith red or 5hite
sa16e and 6reamy risotto! an island seafood 6a=e 5ith grilled shrim2 s2ar=ed 4y a'o6ado
6h1tney! and s1shi 2re2ared 1sing the dayHs 6at6h#

ven-Roasted 0rouper 7illet 1ith !eggies3 Abaco Beach Resort

0rouper<

- 2ie6es fresh gro12er! ea6h 7*0 o1n6es! filleted and s=inned
7*( 6lo'es garli6! min6ed
+ o1n6es shallots! mined
+ o1n6es fresh 6ilantro! finely 6ho22ed

) o1n6e 5hite 2e22er6orns! freshly gro1nd
$ o1n6es oli'e oil
) 5hole lime! A1i6ed
"om4ine shallots! garli6! 6ilantro! 2e22er6orns! and oli'e oil# Br1sh mi/t1re on gro12er
filets and season 5ith lime A1i6e and salt# Sa1te in frying 2an! and roast 1ntil tender in
o'en#

&1eet Potato %a$es<

V 2o1nd s5eet 2otatoes! 2eeled and 4oiled
- o1n6es 41tter
- egg yol=s
) 612 all*21r2ose flo1r
salt to taste
freshly gro1nd 2e22er to taste
n1tmeg to taste
Press 4oiled 2otatoes thro1gh a sie'e or 2otato ri6er# "om4ine 2otatoes! 41tter! egg yol=s!
seasonings! and flo1r to form a soft do1gh 4all# Roll into +*in6h 6ylinder and 61t into V*
in6h 2ie6es# Mry in non*sti6= 2an 1ntil golden 4ro5n on ea6h side#

0rilled .ucchini<

)+ o1n6es C166hini! sli6ed
$ o1n6es oli'e oil
-*7 6lo'es garli6! min6ed
fresh 4asil to taste
freshly gro1nd 4la6= 2e22er to taste
"om4ine ingredients and grill#

2arm Pineapple &alsa<

) o1n6e oli'e oil
V o1n6e shallots! min6ed
) Aala2eYo 2e22er! 2eeled! seeded! and min6ed
V o1n6e fresh ginger! min6ed
( o1n6es fresh 2inea22le! di6ed
, o1n6es fresh orange A1i6e
V ta4les2oon fresh mint! finely 6ho22ed
V ta4les2oon fresh 4asil! finely 6ho22ed
)*+ ta4les2oon fresh 6ilantro! finely 6ho22ed
salt to taste
Heat the oil and add the 2e22er! shallots and ginger# Sa1t9 1ntil the aroma is released#
Add the orange A1i6e and red16e slightly# Add the 2inea22le and her4s and 5arm gently#
8o not allo5 the salsa to simmer#
Pool the salsa on ea6h indi'id1al 2late. 6enter 5ith the gro12er and driCCle more salsa on
to2# Arrange the C166hini and s5eet 2otatoes on the side# 0ie-ds four ser&in/s#
%he#"s Tip< "hef 8ietmar Ei4erreiter re6ommends 5earing r144er glo'es to 2eel! seed
and min6e the Aala2eYo 2e22ers#
"hef Profile: AnglerHs Resta1rant highlights the 5or= of E/e61ti'e "hef 'ietmar
!iberreiter
# The A1strian 6hef 5as ed16ated in S5itCerland and has 5or=ed in Berm1da!
St# L16ia and! most re6ently! as a 2ri'ate 6hef in Lyford "ay#
B6"& R)&TA/RA5T A5' BAR! R

&o1nt Ho2e! Little A4a6o

tel# +-+N$7,*++%,

8ress 6ode: 6as1al

Reser'ations: not reD1ired

This lo6al diner ser'es Bahamian dishes in a 6as1al atmos2here# ThereHs nothing fan6y
a4o1t the setting. 2eo2le 6ome here for the food# Brea=fast starts the day rolling here 5ith
lo6al fa'orites s16h as 4oiled fish 5ith Aohnny6a=e! 6hi6=en so1se! eggs and grits! or
Mren6h toast# The l1n6h men1 adds 41rgers and sand5i6hes#
"ra6=ed 6on6h! fried or steamed 6hi6=en! steamed t1rtle! gro12er fingers! 4ar4e61ed ri4s!
steamed fish! 61rried 6hi6=en! and 4eef ri4s are a fe5 fa'orites on the dinner men1# The
e'ening ho1rs 4ring 2lenty of a6tion 5ith li'e entertainment and dan6ing#

B,/77 H /&) R)&TA/RA5T! RRR

reen T1rtle "ay! tel# +-+N$7,*-+-0

8ress 6ode: dressy

Reser'ations: reD1ired

o1rmet dinners ser'ed 1nder the soft glo5 of 6andles are ser'ed in the histori6 main
ho1se# Re6ently reno'ated to its histori6 s2lendor! the resta1rant offers 12 to fi'e entr9e
sele6tions e'ery night from 0:$%2m# Brea=fast is ser'ed in the resta1rant as 5ell as
o1tdoors on the 2atio 4y the 2ool#
Po21lar dinner entr9es in6l1de Bahamian gro12er fillet 6oated in a tomato and 4asil sa16e
and to22ed 5ith melted moCCarella 6heese. 6ris2y d16= 4reast ser'ed 5ith a gra2efr1it
and rand &arnier sa16e. filet mignon Morestier ser'ed 5ith a m1shroom! 4a6on and
2arsley sa16e. Bahamian lo4ster tail 5ith a s2e6ial lemon and 41tter sa16e. and roast loin
of lam4 5ra22ed in 4a6on and ser'ed 5ith a honey and rosemary glaCe#

Blu## House 0rouper3 Blu## House Restaurant

) 2o1nd 4oneless gro12er fillet
V 612 'irgin oli'e oil
+ 6lo'es garli6! finely 6ho22ed
+ large tomatoes! finely 6ho22ed
+ teas2oons fresh 4asil
+ shallots! finely 6ho22ed
V 612 5hite 5ine
moCCarella 6heese
&in6e garli6 and 6om4ine 5ith oli'e oil# Add the gro12er fillet# Allo5 to marinate for at
least one ho1r# Pla6e the shallots in a hot 2an 5ith a teas2oon of 41tter and 6oo= on lo5

heat 1ntil soft# Add tomatoes! 4asil! and 5ine and 6oo= for another ), min1tes on lo5
heat# Remo'e the sa16e from heat#
Remo'e the gro12er fillet from the marinade and 2la6e in hot frying 2an# ;hen the fish is
6oo=ed! 6oat 5ith tomato sa16e! to2 5ith moCCarella and 2la6e 1nder a grill or in an o'en
1ntil 6heese is melted# 0ie-ds two ser&in/s%
%AP"5 6A%8"&! R*RR

Ho2e To5n! tel# +-+N$77*%+-0

8ress 6ode: 6as1al

Reser'ations: o2tional

Lo6ated right on the har4or! this "a2Hn Ja6=s offers Bahamian dishes in the 6as1al
atmos2here of 5hat loo=s li=e a large! 5hite ho1se# EnAoy grilled gro12er! 6ra5fish salad!
6on6h 2late! or a stea= sand5i6h 5ith sa1t9ed m1shrooms and onions# BidHs meals and
sand5i6hes are a'aila4le# E'ery night e/6e2t S1nday yo1 6an enAoy a s2e6ial dinner 5ith
offerings s16h as lam4 6ho2s! Ne5 Kor= stri2 stea=! fried shrim2! "ornish game hen! and
more# Li'e m1si6 =ee2s the a6tion mo'ing ;ednesdays and Mridays and ha22y ho1r
2a6=s the 4ar from , to 7:$% ea6h night# If yo1Hre 6oming in 4y 4oat! yo1 6an radio in on
EHM "hannel )7 for reser'ations#
-A!I& % /5TRY R)&TA/RA5T! R

8on &6Bay Bo1le'ard! &arsh Har4o1r

tel# +-+N$70*+%%+ or +%,%

8ress 6ode: 6as1al

Reser'ations: not reD1ired

Lo6ated A1st so1th of the traffi6 light in do5nto5n &arsh Har4o1r! this 6harming little
eatery offers a real taste of Bahamian and Jamai6an food 5ith good ser'i6e and good
2ri6es to mat6h# Some fa'orite dishes in6l1de nati'e gro12er or sna22er. 6hi6=en either
steamed! 4ar4e61ed! fried or 4a=ed. 4ar4e61ed ri4s. ste5ed 4eef. lam4 6ho2s. 61rried
goat. 61rried 6hi6=en. a6=ee and saltfish. Aer= 6hi6=en. and steamed o/tail# Eegetarian
dishes! 41rgers! and sand5i6hes are also offered# Ko1Hll 2ro4a4ly ha'e the 6han6e to
meet the o5ner and 6oo=! &a'is Re6=ley! and might 4e ser'ed 4y one of her t5o
da1ghters# Ta=e*o1t orders are also a'aila4le#
5IPP)R& BAR A5' 0RI,,! RR

reat 1ana "ay! tel# +-+N$7,*,)-$

8ress 6ode: 6as1al

Reser'ations: s1ggested

This resta1rant is 2er6hed on the edge of a 4l1ff and offers a 5onderf1l 'ie5 of the
5orldHs third largest 4arrier reef# >2en for l1n6h and dinner! Ni22ers feat1res lo6al
s2e6ialties! as 5ell as a 2ig roast on S1ndays#
TH) PA,-& B)A%H %,/B A5' BAR! R*RR

reen T1rtle "ay! tel# +-+N$7,*-+-0

8ress 6ode: 6as1al

Reser'ations: not reD1ired

This 6as1al eatery is 2art of Bl1ff Ho1se and offers a 6as1al alternati'e for l1n6h# Lo6al
s2e6ialties are es2e6ially 5onderf1l! s16h as the 6ra6=ed 6on6h Fre6i2e 4elo5G#

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