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Cocktails

Cocktails in Lanzarote

Enjoying cocktails on holiday is on the to do list of many, especially as a sundowner drink watching one of our fabulous sunsets. Here’s our tips on where to find an amazing drink in Lanzarote. Specialist Cocktail Bars La Delicatezza Cocktail Bar in Puerto del Carmen La Delicatezza Cocktail Bar is situated on the main…

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Pollo Asado El Mercado Lanzarote

Asadero de Pollos, The Great Spanish Take Away

You must call in to one of the Asadero de Pollos in Lanzarote if you get the chance, you won’t have tasted better chicken or believe the portions and prices. The local Asadero is the equivalent to our Fish and Chip shops in the UK. There is generally one in each Spanish town and well…

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Lanzarote Truffles

Truffles in Lanzarote

It may surprise you to know that truffles grow in Lanzarote, they’re known as papa cría, la trufa canaria. Truffles are normally associated with damp northern European forests, not in desert conditions on a Canary island, but if we’ve had a good quantity of rainfall over the winter, they can be found here from January…

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Sunday Lunch

Spanish Sunday And The Sobremesa

Spain is famous for it’s siesta culture. Siesta was important in the days before air conditioning, when workers would eat a hearty lunch (La Comida) before retiring to sleep for the hottest hours in the early afternoon, returning to work again early in the cooler evening, before enjoying a late and smaller evening meal (La…

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Wine Region La Geria

Wine Walks in Lanzarote

Like in previous years, different walks are being organised by D.O. Lanzarote, the Wine Regulatory Council, and Senderismo Lanzarote to explore and enjoy the island’s landscape, visit different wineries and sample their wines. These popular walks are very relaxed and low in difficulty, so you don’t need to be particularly fit or an experienced hiker…

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The Farm

Lanzarote Restaurant Review, The Farm in Matagorda

We needed to lunch in Puerto del Carmen this week, after a meeting in the resort, I’d heard some good reports about a new place, so we headed for The Farm in Matagorda. The Farm Country Kitchen & Bar to give it, it’s full name has a front entrance on the side of the C.C.…

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Casa Cabana

5 Special Occasions Restaurants In Puerto del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen is full of great restaurants of all types, and you could eat out for every meal for a long period and never try them all! We’re doing our best, but it’s a lifetime’s work to report on every single one of them. But there are some restaurants which are worthy of second…

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Sushi Workshop at Cook in Lanzarote

Cook in Lanzarote offer some specialised cooking classes as well as their tapas and Spanish cuisine classes. These are fun days out in Lanzarote, and a great alternative from the usual excursions available on the island. They also make for an unusual gift for anyone with an interest in gastronomy. This month you can also…

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Gazpacho

Lanzarote Recipe – Gazpacho

OK, we admit it. Gazpacho isn’t really a Lanzarote recipe, but it’s perfectly suited to our climate, which is why we’ve adopted it here on the islands. Gazpacho is believed to have come to Spain from Arabia with The Moors, and that’s why it’s most associated with the region of Andalucía. We’ve spent years trying…

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KM0 Princesa Yaiza

KM0: Finca de Uga & Princesa Yaiza

On the last Saturday of each month, the Princesa Yaiza 5* Hotel in Playa Blanca holds a special gastronomy event known as KM0. Predominantly aimed at guests, this event is also open to the public. There are two parts, a tasting menu at the Restaurante Isla de Lobos on Saturday evening, and an optional visit…

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