Food & Drink

Turrón Means Christmas on Tenerife

November 4, 2011 Jack 1

In what is ostensibly the equivalent of sticking two fingers up at any pretence of a healthy diet, the vegetable and fruit section of the Al Campo supermarket in La Orotava has been invaded by an aisle filled with boxes upon boxes of turrón. […]

Food & Drink

Tapas With a Difference in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

October 27, 2011 Jack 1

Lizarran’s method of serving tapas was a first for me – you simply choose from rows of montaditos, or pinchos (small open sandwiches) costing a couple of euros each. Devour them with lip-smacking satisfaction and… […]

Food & Drink

Unexpected Treats in Puerto de la Cruz

October 17, 2011 Jack 0

Dinner takes around two and a half hours which means by the time we down the last of the wine at 11.30pm it’s a perfect time to hit our favourite bars. First port of call is Limbo which has been given a sexy… […]

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Eating in Tenerife, Going Native in a Guachinche

August 25, 2011 Jack 8

Guachinches are rough ‘n’ ready makeshift restaurants that are often set up in someone’s garage, but they can pretty much turn up anywhere – in the middle of banana plantations, in someone’s courtyard, in gardens. […]