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Recipe Of The Month

A vivid, multicoloured type-print of flavours and textures on a plate, Antonio Chicón's "all-terrain" fruit salad is the perfect celebratory dish for a St Valentine's dinner, a wedding feast or a carnival battery-charger. The salad…

Pot Luck

Twelve members of a driving school who were celebrating the end of an intensive course with a paella in an Arrecife bar ended up showing symptoms of cannabis consumption last month. Of the twelve, eight were treated at Arrecife’s…

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,…

Festival of Food

Lanzarote’s biggest culinary event took place at the end of November last year, and was a huge success – building on the achievements of previous editions and establishing the island’s cuisine as a central element of its tourist appeal.…

Recipe of the Month: Creamy Coleslaw

Winter cabbages are fantastically crisp and fresh on Lanzarote, and the shops are full of both the white and red variety. Cabbage is now on trend with the rise in healthy fermented dishes such as sauerkraut or kimchi. And, as many local farmers…

February 2018: Antonio Carluccio

Antonio Carluccio OBE was a larger-than-life character who, over his 50-year career, inspired thousands of people with his no-fuss Italian cooking and passion for good food and wine. He sadly passed away on November 8th 2017. Antonio…