‘cuisine’

The 10 best restaurants in Tenerife

Buffet Zeus in Costa Adeje, Tenerife

  Whether you´re going to the Canary Islands on a family holiday or en tete a tete with your loved one, here is a list of the best restaurants in Tenerife both parties can enjoy. Canarian food is known to be remarkable. Many chefs from all over the world travel there just to feed the needs of picky tourists who consider food as one of the fine pleasures of life. We saved the best for last. So keep reading trough this list to find out where Tenerife’s best restaurants is. If you´re planning to visit other islands as well, we´ve…

The top 15 restaurants in Lanzarote

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  Many claim food in Lanzarote is not that special and exceptional restaurants are hard to find. We believe otherwise. Because we have done our research properly, here is a list of top 15 restaurants that will make you remember Lanzarote as an island with hidden culinary treasures only few get the chance to know it that way. True, Lanzarote recipes might be simple, but when cooked by the right local chef or combined by renowned foreign chefs with succulent international dishes, you will experience what we like to call a moment of gastronomical awakening. From modern locations to age-old…

Discover Jamaican cuisine!

Jamaican cuisine is a mixture of African and English cooking, and even has Chinese influences. These cultures which have left their mark as they have passed through the country.  The majority of the dishes have an intense flavor due to the large quantity of condiments which are used to marinate them, although the most common ingredients used are as simple as cassava, corn, guava, meat, fish and vegetables, but all cooked in a very special way. One of the most famous is Jamaican Patty, a pie containing various fillings and spices. The crust of the pie is usually a blend…

Dominican rice and beans

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Ingredients – 1/2 pound of softened beans – 2 pounds of rice – 5 cups of water – 2 finely chopped onions – 2 crushed cloves of garlic – 1 chicken stock cube – 5 tablespoons of oil – 1 teaspoon of salt – 1 teaspoon of pepper – Vegetables – A little coriander – Oregano – Chopped celery – 1 chopped green chilli pepper Instructions Heat the oil and then add the chopped onion along with the garlic, chicken stock cube, oregano, vegetables, coriander, celery, salt and pepper. Once everything is fried, add the beans and leave them to…

GAZPACHO TASTING

Gazpacho

Peppers, tomatoes, cucumber, bread, water and garlic. This is all you need for a traditional gazpacho – but a little originality in creating new recipes has led to endless varieties of this soup! Melon and ham gazpacho, white gazpacho with asparagus, strawberry, watermelon, lettuce, egg, cherries, almonds and mint – these are just some of the options available! Below is a recipe for one of these special gazpachos so that you can organise a delicious and varied tasting session. Strawberry gazpacho is great as a fruity starter for your meal. Ingredients: -         250g strawberries -         300g ripe tomatoes -         ¼…

Chicharritas from Cuba

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Ingredients – 2 or 3 large plantains – as green as possible. – Lots of olive oil for frying. – Salt to taste, for seasoning once the chicharritas are cooked. Preparation Peel the plantains and slice them very finely (approximately 2mm thick). Fry the slices in enough (very hot) oil that they float. When the plantain slices are submerged they will fry very quickly, so you should remove them from the oil as soon as they turn golden, to avoid them burning. Make sure the slices are crunchy. As you remove them from the oil, place them in a bowl.…

Mangú (Dominican mashed plantains)

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  Ingredients – 5 plantains, preferably soft, – 1 tablespoon of butter, – 1/4 cup of milk, – Salt to taste, Preparation Peel the plantains, boil them in hot water for 15 minutes, adding salt when they are soft.  Take them out and place them in a dish. Add a splash of milk.  Soak them well and add the butter, or some olive oil. To accompany the Mangú: You can choose between scrambled eggs, fried chicken or beef,  Salami or any other kind of sausage that you prefer.

Guacamayas

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Ingredients – 4 bolillo rolls – 2 avocados – 1/4 Kg. pork rinds For the sauce: – 2 tomatoes – 1/2 onion – 1 clove of garlic – Juice of half a lemon – Salt – Dried chile de arbol, to taste Preparation Rehydrate the chile de arbol in a pan of boiling water for 5 mins. Meanwhile, finely dice the onion and tomatoes. When the chile de arbol is ready, remove and blend with the garlic, a little tomato and onion, and the water from the pan. Pour this mixture in with the rest of the sauce and add…

Mojito

Mojito

  Ingredients – Brown sugar – Lemon – Mint – Rum – Sparkling water – Ice Preparation Place three teaspoons of sugar in a tumbler glass, then pour in the juice of approximately half a lemon and add a few spearmint leaves. Let it rest and then add 2 ice cubes. Next, pour in the rum and top up the glass with sparkling water. Then mix all the ingredients together with a cocktail stirrer.