Food & Drink

Ten Things About Los Cristianos

January 20, 2012 Jack 0

With fishing village roots, Los Cristianos still has a Canarian heart. It feels like a town and not purpose built. And it tries very hard to be a ‘barrier free paradise’ by making its attractions accessible to everyone. […]

About Tenerife

The Complete Guide to Farmers’ Markets on Tenerife

January 16, 2012 Jack 4

Wherever you are on Tenerife there’s a good chance that there’s a decent market not too far away and they’re always worth a nosey. Here’s Real Tenerife’s complete (almost) guide to farmers’ and agricultural markets on Tenerife. […]

Food & Drink

Tenerife Restaurant Review, Jai Mata Di

December 27, 2011 Jack 1

The fact that it was an Indian Bar rather than restaurant intrigued. The interior is indeed bar like with booths rather than tables and chairs and a wooden bar whose Indian personality is revealed by the music, a small shrine and a neon Shiva… […]

About Tenerife

Chestnuts and Wine Season on Tenerife

November 7, 2011 Jack 3

A couple of euros buys you a poke of finger-burning sweet, roasted chestnuts and a generous cup of wine that’ll put hair on your chest. Together, with the smell of the sea air thrown in for good measure, it’s a winning combination… […]

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… […]