BAHAMIAN JOHNNY CAKE (BREAD)

BAHAMIAN JOHNNY CAKE (BREAD)

On many of the islands of the Bahamas – also known to the inhabitants of the Capital New Providence as the ‘Family Islands’ farming and fishing we the way of life. In many cases the farms were sometimes a days journey away and fishermen were gone for weeks. So this bread-cake was prepared for sustenance along the journey. It is believed that over the years its name evolved to what we now call ‘Johnny Cake’ or ‘Johnny Bread’. But its use and enjoyment remain the same.

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