How to make Caldo de Millo

This classic Canarian dish is a caldo (a hearty stew/soup) that’s full of flavour and goodness. This is one of those dishes that takes advantage of the fact that most stews, curries etc, taste better the day after preparation. Here’s how to make it at home.

How to make Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a Spanish summer classic – refreshing and delicious, it’s packed with fibre and vitamins and also perfect for vegetarians or vegans. Here’s how to make it at home.

How to make Canarian Potatoes

This is the Canarian signature, served alongside grilled fish or meat as a main meal, or on its own as a mouth-watering starter. It’s also healthy, vegan, easy to make, endlessly adaptable and unforgettably delicious. Here’s how to make it at home.

How to make lentejas

Lentejas are a Spanish staple and perfect for the cooler months, a thick stew often served as a starter but also perfect as a substantial lunch. Here’s how to make it at home.

How to dine like a Lanzarote local

There are loads of ways to eat on Lanzarote, but those who have been here a while will have noticed differences in the patterns and customs of locals and tourists. Here’s how to dine like a Lanzarote local.

How to make albóndigas

Albóndigas (meatballs) are a classic Spanish home recipe and a famous tapas dish, tasty and comforting.

How to make empanadillas de atun

Delicious, crispy bites that are perfect for parties or a light meal, empanadillas are a Spanish institution. The filling for these baked savoury delights is up to you, but we've provided one of the classic Spanish favourites.

How to make gambas al ajillo

Gambas al ajillo is probably the most popular tapas dish or starter in Spain, a delightful blend of flavour and texture. Here's how to prepare it at home.

Spanish tapas for beginners

Tapas are available throughout Lanzarote, but it's only in the resorts where you'll find a helpful translation on the menu. On the Canaries, tapas are often more seafood-oriented than elsewhere, and there are a few local favourites. Here are few dishes to look out for:

Pimientos de Padron

This is a simple and devastatingly effective Spanish tapas.