Just say cheese!

CHEESE is a nutritious food, made mostly from the milk of cows, but also other mammals, including sheep, goats, buffalo, reindeer, camels and yaks. Around 4,000 years ago, people started to breed animals and process their milk, and that’s when cheese was born. Serving and storage Unpasteurised cheese with a range of flavours should not […]

Bombay Babu’s new station!

BOMBAY Babu’s eagerly-awaited Indian Tandoori Restaurant, in Playa La Arena high street, has finally arrived after a refurbishment programme lasting some three months. It means the long wait is over for tourists and residents on the west coast of Tenerife, and the fourth Bombay Babu Restaurant enjoyed a great response when it opened last week. […]

Vegetarian delights

by Maggie Rose MONDAY saw the launch of the new veggie menu at Hard Rock Café in Playa de Las Americas, and we were there to sample the new culinary additions! Well, where do I start? Everything was so delicious! We began with a couple of non-alcoholic cocktails. I sampled the Mango-Berry Cooler, which was […]

Keep calm … go nuts!

ANXIETY problems are the most-common mental illness in America, affecting 40 million adults over the age of 18. To put it into perspective, that makes up a whopping 18% of the population! Anxiety can be dangerous to your mental and physical health. To cure or prevent anxiety outbreaks, incorporating stress-reducing techniques, like meditation and exercise, […]

Food ideas to sleep on

ACCORDING to the Stanford Centre for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, nearly one-in-10 adults in the United States suffers from insomnia. Although most of these people suffer from this condition just for the short-term, many of them also experience the chronic form (difficulty falling or staying asleep for a period of more than six months). Such […]

The food of the Gods

OLIVES are much more than a tasty side dish to be enjoyed as an appetiser. They pack a punch when it comes to health, and, as such, are ideal to add to meals like salads. In fact, studies have found that olives have compounds that help fight cancer, specifically of the colon and breast. One […]

An everlasting memory!

Review: El Paso Restaurant, Los Cristianos ONE of the good things about having family or friends to stay, whether in summer or winter, is that it gives you a chance to build new memories and new experiences together. You can also visit places you have always wanted to see, but never get round to doing […]

The land of smiles …at Thai Botanico

WITH the hot Tenerife summer now in full effect, shady terraces, fresh light cuisine and cool cocktails are on the top of everyone’s to-do list. With this in mind, we headed to Thai Botanico, at the Safari Center, along Tenerife’s Golden Mile in Playa de Las Americas, to try some of the tasty delights it […]

Trump’s olive taste turning a little sour

DONALD Trump’s administration has set its sights on Spanish olives, in view of the estimated $71m spent by the US on importing them last year. The US Department of Commerce is investigating imports of ripe, Spanish olives to determine whether they benefit from unfair subsidies. That could allow them to be sold below market price […]

Flambé favourites

THIS week, we treated ourselves to a feast with the flambé specialists at The Oyster Catcher restaurant, on the popular Mirador strip in Los Cristianos. Established since 2006, and taken over three years ago by La Gomera native Angel and his more-than-capable team, The Oyster Catcher is a firm favourite among residents and holidaymakers alike. […]

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