Category Archives: Recipes

Watermelon and Ginger Smoothie

I do like ginger, not just when I make Asian or Indian dishes but in my baking. There have been times when I’ve been unable to get it easily on the island. I don´t mean the powdered or even the … Continue reading

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Chicken with Peaches

Just like that, we are heading into September! Though it doesn’t apply to sunny Tenerife, which is summer all year round, I think all my overseas friends are starting to prepare their warming hearty menus – which means lots of … Continue reading

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Battered Sardines

A while ago I noticed on a Facebook group that I am a member of, a post by the Real Tenerife had been shared. It was about the popularity of sardines in Tenerife and my initial thought was ‘I don´t … Continue reading

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Spanish Potato Omelette (Spanish Tortilla)

I’m not a lover of eggs but because OH adores them, I sometimes make a small Spanish Potato Omelette (Tortilla) for his supper or if friends are visiting, because it is perfect served hot or cold, it is nice to … Continue reading

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A Tenerife favourite – Barraquito

For more years than I care to remember I have been telling visitors to the island that if they are going to try just one Canarian speciality it has to be a Barraquito. I am pleased to say that everyone … Continue reading

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