Category Archives for Gastronomy

Canary potatoes

These are small Canary potatoes cooked in seawater or heavily salted water with a mild saline crystalline coating on the peel. Served as a side dish to Canarian food, they are delicious and small compared to our European ones. They are not incomprehensible, they are the original varieties of potatoes. Read More...

Barraquito coffee

Barraqiuto is a four-colour coffee, known all over Spain, but mainly spread in the Canary Islands, especially in Tenerife and La Palma. Tenerife is called the capital of Barraquito coffee. It contains coffee, condensed milk and liqueur, so it refreshes, encourages and stimulates us. Being on Tenerife and not to try Barraquito is a sin and a missed chance. Read More...

Mojo sauce

Mojo Rojo is the most famous Canary sauce along with Mojo Verde. Red sauce is prepared from local hot red peppers – Pimenta Picona. Depending on the amount of added peppers, it achieves different hotness. According to the piquancy, there are two names – Mojo Rojo (“moxo roxo”) is translated as Red Sauce, and Mojo Picón (“moxo pikón”) is Hot Sauce. Read More...

Malvasia Tenerife

When wandering around the Canary Islands, do not miss the chance to taste the divine Malvasia wine. It is sweet and uplifting, after a few gulps, it will delight you in your body and spirit. You can try the Malvasia Testamento Barrica from Bodegas Cumbres Abona in Tenerife, awarded as the best Spanish wine in 2015, or any of the wide range of local Malvasias. Read More...

Canary cigars Puro Palmero

Puro Palmero means the Cigar of La Palma. On the greenest of the Canary Islands, in the small town of Breña Alta, there is the oldest tobacco factory on the Canary Islands, tobacco plantations and several local producers of traditional hand-packed cigars. Masters of cigars blend the right tobacco blend from the various types of tobacco-Brazilian leaf delivers strength, Cuban flavour and Canary give scent for the cigar. Premium Canary Cigars Puro Palmero are among the world’s top. Read More...

Honey rum

When wandering around the Canary Islands, you will definitely come across a sweet, delicious Honey rum – Ron Miel. It is one of the most popular souvenirs and produces more than 1.5 million litters a year. Served mainly as an aperitif or dessert for a delicious dinner. Did you know that rum and the Canary Islands have a common history? Read More...

Green Mojo sauce

Green mojo sauce  is tasty and easy to prepare. The coriander from which it is prepared causes a green colour. It is used as a supplement to Canarian food, especially fish and seafood, but it is also suitable for meat. According to taste, we can make the sauce more or less spicy, and coriander can be replaced with pertussis.

Green mojo along with red mojo and almogrote are the most famous Canary sauces. Read More…

Honey on Tenerife

Due to their specific plant and weather conditions, conditions for producing quality honey has been created on Tenerife. Local honey has a trademark of origin – Miel de Tenerife. Tenerife is the largest producer of miel on the Canary Islands. It has 600 registered beekeepers, and 60% of all production of all islands is produced in their 14,000 hives. Read More...

Bananas Canary Islands

When wandering around Tenerife, we can see banana plantations with our own eyes. Canary bananas are a bit smaller and more aromatic than bananas we know from supermarkets and have a stronger taste. And when we can taste the banana ripened directly on the tree, it is really a yum-yum. Read More...

Almogrote

Almogrote is an excellent raw spread of hard, well-matured goat cheese, pepper, garlic and olive oil. It comes from the island of La Gomera, also known as the Gomera spread. It is consumed as a starter, spread on small bread or biscuits, decorated with olive or cheese. Why not try to prepare it? Read More...