Recipe: Grilled Mahi with Grilled Vegetables

Mahi aka dolphin fish, is caught throughout the Bahamas, the Caribbean and Florida’s southern coast. Mahi is available by the side or in 4 oz or 6 oz vacuum-sealed portions at BFS. The firm, white meat is enhanced in flavour by citrus and bright, simple seasonings and simple presentations such as Fish Tacos, grilled over Caesar Salad, rice or pasta; in a Fish Sandwich or even Bahamian Stewed Fish.

It is best to remove the bloodline, which is the dark lateral stripe in the fillet and wash thoroughly with lime or lemon juice. The flesh will become tough the longer it is cooked, so Mahi is best when it is cooked quickly, such as grilled, broiled, pan-fried, deep-fried or stir-fried.

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RECIPE: Buffalo Mozzarella Pizza with Grape Tomato Sauce

Buffalo Mozzarella is the star of this simple yet delicious hand made pizza. Using frozen pizza dough saves you on time and energy, but making your own from scratch is an added bonus. Either way, the crust plays only a supporting role behind creamy premium Buffalo mozzarella, sliced portobello mushrooms and a bright sauce made of fresh grape tomatoes.

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RECIPE: Curried Lamb Shanks

Badia Curry Powder is a balanced mixture of turmeric, coriander, cumin, fenugreek, black pepper, ginger, mustard, fennel seed, allspice and red pepper. When properly browned, these exotic spices get lightly toasted and develop into an earthy, warm flavour that is a perfect embrace for the collagen-rich lamb foreshank. The key with the lamb foreshank is to cook low and slow until the meat is completely tender and thoroughly flavourful.

Curry is a popular dish in The Bahamas with both locals, expatriates and visitors. Favourite side dishes include white rice, naan bread, cole slaw, dahl and potatoes. Leftover curry can be used for roti (wraps).

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