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. […]

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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 […]

Food & Drink

A taste of honey on Tenerife

October 5, 2017 Jack 5

Before we moved to Tenerife I could take or leave honey. Now a jar of local, golden (or otherwise) goodness is one of the things I seek out when I travel anywhere. […]