Living

Park Life

The number of cars and motorbikes on Lanzarote has risen constantly. There are now over 129,000 registered vehicles of all types on the islands, a figure that includes 33% more cars and more than twice as many motorcycles than there were 15…

Peppers & Chillis

In this regular feature, we focus on one of the Spanish ingredients that are readily available on Lanzarote, but which you may not be fully aware of. Spain was the first European country to receive peppers and chillis from America,…

Burgerlicious

The hamburger has taken over the world. In just a few decades, a meal that was invented somewhere in the USA has reached every High Street in the world. Although it’s named after the German city of Hamburg, this only refers to the…

Absolute Quality

Finca Machinda is a magnificent, fascinating example of Lanzarote’s agricultural rebirth. Buying a box or basket of fresh organic vegetables every week is a real pleasure. It allows you to improve your cooking and planning skills,…

Failing the Killer Touch

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The Rojillos (Reds) have had a difficult start to the season. They have only lost on three occasions, which only the top two clubs can better, but the problem has been that they have drawn 10 of the 16 games played. This leaves UD Lanzarote…

Gary’s Way

Gary Rhodes, who died on 26th November, may have been most famous as a spiky-haired TV cook, but within his profession he was widely credited with putting British cuisine back on the map. For decades, cookery in Britain had copied France…