Colorful condiments on spoons on table

Our Recipes A taste of Bermuda at home

Continue to enjoy the Rosedon even when you leave us by creating a dish with one of these tasty recipes. From Bermuda Banana Bread to our Creamy Southern Grits, these recipes are simple to make and delicious. We’re happy to share these recipes with our treasured guests so you can keep enjoying a piece of the Rosedon long after you leave.   

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Bermuda In Spring

This meal is what Bermudian spring looks like and feels like for us, a plate filled with colors and beautiful scents, peas, zucchini blossoms tasting like the sun with the bounty of Bermudian oceans. Hope you try it and enjoy it.

Creamy Grits in white bowl with green herbs

Southern Grits

Start with Anson Mills Grits (South Carolina course grain). Soak overnight to cut the cooking time in half.

Coconut Macaroons on table with spoon full of shredded coconut

Coconut Macaroons – YUM!


1/3 cup water
1 cup evaporated cane juice
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
3/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 large egg white
4 cups unsweetened coconut flakes

Plantains Soup garnished with parsley leaves

Bermuda Plantain Soup

4 cups chicken stock
1/3 cup chopped leeks
3/4 cup chopped plantains
1/4 teaspoon minced green chiles (remove all seeds)
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 cup diced sweet potatoes
Pinch ground ginger
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Watermelon Lemonade with mint leaf

Watermelon Mint Lemonade

1/2 cup evaporated cane juice
3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
7 cups water
3 cups diced watermelon
40 fresh mint leaves

Scones on plate with two dipping sauces


2 cups pastry flour
2 tablespoons evaporated cane juice, plus additional for sprinkling
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into bits
1/4 cup dried currants
1/4 cup finely chopped Asian pears
3/4 cup buttermilk, plus additional for brushing

Lemon Bars with powdered sugar

Bermuda Lemon Bars

For the crust:
1/2 cup and 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
1/3 cup evaporated cane juice
1 tablespoon lemon rind, grated
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
For the filling:
1 1/2 cup evaporated cane juice
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon aluminum free baking powder
5 large eggs
3 tablespoons lemon rind, grated
2/3 cup fresh lemon juice (juice of approximately 4 medium lemons)
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

French Toast with sliced bananas

Banana Bread French Toast

1/2 cup skim milk
1 whole egg
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
8 slices Banana Bread (see recipe)
1/2 cup pure maple syrup

Close up of peanut butter cookies

Lauren’s Butter Cookies

1 cup (1/2 lb) Butter
1 cup Icing Sugar
2 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Fish Chowder with veggies & slices of bread on the side

Beau’s Bermuda Fish Chowder

4 qts water
6 rockfish heads (or 3 lbs fillets)
2 tsp vegetable oil
1 lb onions, chopped
½ lb peppers, small dice
½ lb carrots, small dice
1 lb potatoes, small dice
6 ribs celery, chopped
4 oz. tin tomato paste
19 oz. tin whole tomatoes, seeded, chopped
Ground white pepper to taste
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp tarragon
2 tsp curry
2 tsp thyme
Salt to taste
2 tsp marjoram
2 tsp oregano
4 cloves garlic, minced
4 bay leaves
¼ cup Gosling’s Black Seal Rum
¼ cup sherry peppers