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How to make Quesillo

Despite its name, this dessert doesn’t have any cheese in it. It’s a sweet milk-based treat that’s as popular among Canarians as it is on mainland Spain, where it’s called flan. Here’s our recipe on how to make it.

How to make Mojo sauces

Everyone who has visited Lanzarote will have tasted Mojo Rojo and Mojo Verde – the red and green sauces that accompany delicious Canarian potatoes. Here’s our recipe on how to make it.

How to make Potaje de Vigilia

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During Lent, meat is avoided and humble ingredients are used in easy-to-prepare dishes that give sustenance for the long religious vigils. This classic Spanish Lent dish is warming, healthy and absolutely delicious.

How to make Prawn Bisque

A rich, deeply flavoured seafood soup that will be the highlight of any cool day on Lanzarote. The secret here is to get every ounce of flavour out of those tasty prawns. This soup is fantastic with warm garlic bread.

Canarian Christmas Treats

Canarians have a sweet tooth, and Christmas is one of the times when they'll indulge it without shame. Here are a few Canarian Christmas treats for you to try at home this month.

How to make Cod in Salsa Vizcaína

This is one of those dishes that is somehow hearty, yet light and healthy at the same time. A classic from the Basque region, the mouth-watering brick-red sauce can be used to accompany fish and meat and is also perfect for vegetarian and vegan dishes. Here’s how to make it at home.

How to grow vegetables on Lanzarote

Vegetables grow easily on Lanzarote, but they’ll need some tender loving care before you chop them up and eat them.

How to make Garbanzada

Garbanzada is a Canarian classic – a hearty chickpea stew that is perfect for the colder months of the year. It’s so hearty and filling that it’s often served as a tapa or a starter.

Ordering breakfast on Lanzarote

Breakfast is, for many, the most important meal of the day, and here on Lanzarote there are so many delicious and tantalizing way to charge your batteries for the glorious day ahead.

Four dishes made with Lanzarote ingredients

It’s possible to get complicated and perfectly-prepared dishes on Lanzarote, but that’s not what the island is famous for. The best things are done simply, and rely on a few key elements. Here are some of Lanzarote’s simplest ingredients and a few simple but stunning recipes to go with them.