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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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Sangria

Lanzarote Recipe – Sangria

Every restaurant on the island seems to have a different Sangria recipe ranging from watery fruit juice to a “blow your head off” concoction with Cointreau thrown into the mix. And in between, there are several really excellent varieties of the drink, which has become synonymous with enjoyment in the sunshine. Here’s our Lanzarote Information…

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Salt Baked Fish

Lanzarote Recipe – Salt Baked Fish

If like us, you love fresh fish in Lanzarote, here’s the simplest of recipes which tastes amazing! A Lanzarote recipe anyone can make. Buy two fresh fish and a bag of coarse sea salt (Salinas de Janubio if possible) from the supermarket. We like Sama Dorada with this recipe, ask the fishmonger to clean the fish…

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Mojo

Lanzarote Recipe – Mojo Sauce

Everyone who comes to Lanzarote loves Mojo – the sauce served with bread, potatoes or fish as a Canarian staple. And every local chef has their own recipe, which they are convinced is the best in the world! Here’s mine: Mojo Verde Ingredients Large bundle of coriander leaves pulled off the stems (called cilantro here)…

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Pimientos padron

Lanzarote Recipe – Pimientos de Padron

Another Lanzarote tapas staple, is pimientos padron and one which is so easy to cook! If you manage to get the correct type of Spanish Padrón Pepper, remember, there’s an occasional hot one in every 20 or so! Ingredients Padrón peppers (allow 8 to 10 per person) – they are a particular type of green…

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Torrija

Lanzarote Recipe – Torrijas

Torrijas are a typical Spanish dessert eaten during Easter, this sweet bread pudding is similar to French toast and easy to make if you’d like to sample a taste of Spain at home this weekend. Ingredients: 500ml of milk 250g sugar plus extra to sprinkle 4 eggs Loaf of bread Olive oil Instructions: The best…

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Flan de leche condensada

Lanzarote Recipe – Flan De Leche Condensada

This is a local dessert called Quesillo or Flan de Leche Condensada which is deliciously sweet and easy to make. Ingredients 200g condensed milk 200g milk 4 eggs dash of rum cinnamon lemon zest 4 tablespoons of sugar Instructions Mix all of your ingredients together thoroughly apart from the sugar. Melt and simmer the sugar…

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Tortilla

Lanzarote Recipe – Tortilla

Here is the recipe for making a Spanish tortilla (potatoe omelette), this is great to serve up as a tapas dish or as an accompaniment to meat / fish or just in a bocadillo with mayonnaise or alioli.   Ingredients: 250g potatoes 2 eggs Half an onion 1 clove garlic Fresh parsley 1 piece of…

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