Bermuda

Situated 654 miles (1052 kilometers) east by southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Bermuda is a thousand miles north of the Caribbean but in proximity to major metropolitan centers on the eastern seaboard of the United States. The warm Gulf Stream to the west ensures a moderate sub-tropical climate and affords the most northerly coral reef system in the world. Read more…

 

Yeaton Duval Outerbridge

Family man, businessman, sportsman, inventor, publisher, ambassador, historian, philanthropist, entrepreneur… Yeaton Duval Outerbridge enjoyed, in his own words, an “outstanding innings.” A fourteenth generation Bermudian, YDO was born on December 22nd 1926, the second son of Mr. & Mrs. Gilbert Alexander Outerbridge of Bailey’s Bay. He is a descendent of Thomas Outerbridge, who settled in Bermuda from Yorkshire, England circa 1620, the same year the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock aboard the Mayflower. Read More…

Outerbridge’s Original Sherry Peppers

During the 19th Century, the British Royal Naval Dockyard in Bermuda was one of the largest and most strategic maritime bases in the world. Transient Royal Navy sailors shared their incendiary sauce with sea-faring and land-bound Bermudians who eagerly adopted and enhanced the recipe. At this time, Bermuda was mainly a maritime and agricultural society. Bermudians began cultivating quality pequin peppers (or “bird” peppers as they are known locally) to trade with the sailors who had on board, readily available casks of sherry. It was a mutually beneficial matrimony of convenience… Bermuda Sherry Peppers were born. Read more…