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Lanzarote winners at the World Cheese Awards 2017-18

This year’s edition of the World Cheese Awards, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, took place in Tobacco Dock in London. Over 3,000 cheeses from 35 countries took part on this competition with 250 judges, that represented 29 different nations, choosing the winners in a blind tasting system. 36 Canarian cheeses received prizes: 16…

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Lanzarote food

5 Foods To Try In Lanzarote

Almost everyone who comes to the island has tried our famous local dishes like Canarian Potatoes or perhaps Estofado – traditional Lanzarote food. But there are some things we eat here that you may not have tried, so here are some suggestions for you, and we’ve also suggested where to go for our favourite version:…

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Ave del Paraiso Gin

Ave del Paraíso gin made in Lanzarote

We love trying a local gin on our travels, so we wanted to let you know about one made right here in Lanzarote, called Ave del Paraíso. Interestingly this gin originated following a visit to the Glenfiddich whisky distillery in Dufftown, Scotland. It wasn’t that the creator liked whisky, as he doesn’t! Roberto Acuña Elvira was…

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Craft beer tour

Craft Beer Tasting Tour With Wine Tours Lanzarote

Wine Tours Lanzarote are already well known for their tours of the wine region, combining interesting information with tastings and tapas. But we were interested to hear they have started doing Beer tours and we joined them on one a couple of weeks ago to find out more. We started at Los Aljibes de Tahiche…

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CartelA3 Saborea Lanzarote

Festival Enogastronómico Saborea Lanzarote

The popular food festival known as the Festival Enogastronómico Saborea Lanzarote takes place in La Villa de Teguise, the old capital this weekend. More than 60 exhibitors have taken space in the Gastro Market for the 7th edition of this event, so there is plenty of choice to taste local dishes and wines produced on…

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Puntillas de Calamar

10 Traditional Lanzarote Foods

Do you want to eat traditional local food when you’re in Lanzarote? Many restaurants produce Spanish or Mediterranean dishes, but if you want Canarian food, here are 10 dishes to try: Papas Arrugadas Sometimes called Canarian potatoes – these are locally grown small potatoes and are boiled in very salty water (originally sea water) in…

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Casa Tomas view

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Casa Tomas, Costa Teguise

Restaurante Las Caletas Casa Tomas is definitely off the beaten track, it’s a wonderful traditional Spanish restaurant right on the waterfront and within easy reach of Costa Teguise. Situated in the streets at Las Caletas, which is the tiny village between the desalination plant and holiday resort, Casa Tomas is a family run Canarian restaurant…

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La Grieta Malvasía Volcánica de Malpaís de Máguez

Lanzarote wines receive 5 medals at the I Supremum Wine Contest

The Supremum Wine Contest, the first edition of a new Wine Contest covering the Spanish territory, has been very successful for Lanzarote wines. Vino Supremum is organised by Concursosdevino.com and ALAMESA.  It’s a quality contest of wines for sale in Supermarkets and Specialist Shops with a retail price of over €10. Out of 175 wines registered, representing a wide…

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Blue Horizon

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Blue Horizon

We were initially disappointed on arrival at the Blue Horizon, it was our first visit and we had heard great things about this restaurant situated at the front of the Sol Lanzarote hotel. The reason for our disappointment was because the sushi menu was not available at 1pm, we’d been looking forward to this lunch…

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La Maresía Lanzarote

Lanzarote Restaurant Review, La Maresía

We were drawn to Restaurante La Maresía as we drove into Órzola, they occupy a lovely position in the village. It may not be right on the harbour waterfront, this is compensated by a lovely shaded alfresco dining area in the garden at the side of the restaurant, plus they have parking facilities. Our instincts…

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