About Tenerife

Our pick of local red wines on Tenerife

November 18, 2018 Jack 1

There are over seventy official bodegas on Tenerife and any number of small producers – it’s wine growing country as anyone who’s explore the old roads through northern hills should have spotted. […]

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

Comparing Tenerife restaurant reviews

February 26, 2018 Jack 0

Over a two week period recently we ate at a number of restaurants in various areas of Tenerife. Did our findings match English language reviews on Tripadvisor? Here are the results. […]

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 […]