Author Archives: Red Queen's Musings

What to see in Puerto de la Cruz?

Puerto de la Cruz is a ‘cosmopolitan town full of culture‘ the phrase often used on TripAdvisor when trying to convince tourist the north of the island is where they should be. The words “Tenerife” and “culture” are not natural … Continue reading

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What is a Romeria?

Islanders look forward to their ‘romerias’, they are part of Canary culture, a time when colour and joy fill the streets of towns and villages. They are usually in honour of some saint who has either helped the locals with … Continue reading

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Lucas Maes – Puerto de la Cruz

We first went to Lucas Maes shortly after we had moved to the island and long before I had a blog. So while having a short break in Puerto de la Cruz and being influenced by fading memories and good … Continue reading

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Fish Pie

This recipe takes a little longer to  prepare than most of my supper dishes, but it is worth it. Ingredients – Serves 2 Small piece of fresh salmon fillet, skin on. Kipper fillet Milk to cover, approx. ½ pint 1 small … Continue reading

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Something a Little Different in Arafo

For a nice surprise, head along the TF1 towards Santa Cruz and take the Arafo exit, number 20. Just 1km from the junction, and located on the corner of the TF281, in the middle of nowhere, you will find the … Continue reading

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