Food & Drink

An island tour of flavours of Tenerife

July 17, 2018 Jack 4

There are some general rules when it comes to traditional Tenerife cuisine, like coastal areas are better for fish whereas inland towns and villages are the places to go for grilled meats and hearty stews. But some areas have quite specific foods linked to them. […]

Food & Drink

A taste of Tenerife, the Canarian black pig

May 28, 2018 Jack 0

Although a mainstay of islanders’ diets for centuries, Canarian cochino negro herds diminished over the years until a renaissance in Canarian gastronomy during the last decade brought old traditions and farming methods back into vogue. […]

About Tenerife

Finding Canarian restaurants on Tenerife

March 25, 2018 Jack 0

Researching a piece about La Orotava recently, I saw some remarks online from visitors who had explored the island to some extent which made me ponder about other incorrect perceptions of Tenerife. […]

Food & Drink

Trying Tenerife’s tasty degustación menus

January 20, 2018 Jack 0

Here’s how the conversation goes in our house when we’re planning a visit to any of our favourite restaurants where the cuisine is more of the imaginative kind. “I’m not having the degustación menu this […]

Food & Drink

Where to find fresh fish on Tenerife

May 10, 2017 Jack 5

Recently we were asked if it was possible to buy fresh fish anywhere on Tenerife. A visiting couple had been disappointed to find the ‘fresh’ fish on sale in restaurants where they were staying wasn’t actually as fresh as they expected. […]