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Learn to Cook In Lanzarote

The trend for experience-based gifts is growing faster and faster, as people realise that the best memories are made of what we do and learn, rather than what we have. Cook In Lanzarote in Uga offers a range of cookery classes that are…

100 Years of Juan

Since April 2019, Lanzarote has been celebrating the centenary of its most famous son, César Manrique. But Manrique wasn’t the only island legend to have been born in the year 1919. Juan Brito came into the world seven months after…

The Thought That Counts

Lanzarote vet Jane Burke reminds us that dogs and cats don’t need treats and daft presents - all they really want for Christmas is you. I tried to get my dogs to discuss this article with me but they really only showed enthusiasm…

Chilli Prawn Pasta

A very quick, mid-week treat. Despite being simple to make, it looks very impressive if you have company. This delicious pasta dish goes great with a glass of white wine and some bread. Ingredients: - 180g pasta of choice- 2 tbsp olive…

Garlic Stuffed Mushrooms

Delightfully simple and delicious, this one is a no-brainer for busy lifestyles. Come home, pop them in the oven, sit back and relax. Perfect with torn baguette or just as they are, this 6 ingredient meal is is easy for all abilities. Ingredients:…

Ensladilla Rusa

A little bit like Marmite, with Ensaladilla Rusa you either love it or hate it. Meaning "Russian Salad" in English, the salad has its roots in Russia. According to multiple stories the original recipe was prepared in 1860 by Lucien Olivier,…

Lanzarote Sculpture Debate

After the events of this week, leading to the removal of Jason DeCaires’ horses. The Gazette Team had a chat in the office about what sculptures could have been substituted for the horses. After the reaction to our Facebook post about…

Sopa de Lentejas

With cold weather on the horizon, as December creeps in, what better way to stay warm than with Sopa de Lentejas? Every family in Spain has their own version of it, so here's ours. Ingredients:- 500g dry lentils- 5 medium potatoes-…

Huevos Rotos

Hearty and wholesome, Huevos Rotos are the ultimate comfort food. Simple and easy to make, all in one pan, this fried potato and egg meal is perfect for nights where cooking a big meal is too much to face. Ingredients:- Extra-virgin…

Spanish Pisto

The Spanish equivalent of ratatouille, a warming dish with lots of roasted vegetables that's just perfect for winter nights. Ingredients:- 3 courgettes, diced- 2 red bell peppers, diced- 2 green bell peppers, diced- 4 medium onions,…