…is to try one of the island’s local delicacies. The “papas arrugadas” (“wrinkled potatoes”) with red and green “mojos” (paprika and green coriander sauces) are a must but there are plenty of dishes such as the Canarian stew (mixed vegetables and meat) and grilled sardines to excite food lovers. Desserts are widely enjoyed on Tenerife and promise to be finger-licking-good. Honey is a very popular dessert ingredient and the most unusual-tasting type of honey is obtained from endemic species such as the Teide broom.
The local gastronomy
…is a further example of Tenerife’s authenticity and certainly the most delicious. Dishes made from local produce creating a marvellous fusion between traditional and avant-garde. Potatoes, ’mojos’(sauces),’gofio’(toasted corn meal), cheese, fish, honey…the islanders love of excellent food has led its local cuisine to be included in the prestigious club known as Saborea España (Tasting Spain), which encompasses the finest gastronomic destinations in Spain.
A great way to sample Tenerife’s cuisine
projects and street markets in towns and villages
…all over the Island offer wonderful fresh produce,often grown on organic farms,and are busy meeting points where you can share experiences with islanders who have expert knowledge of the area.