Lemon wáter so appealing!

MANY restaurants serve lemon water, routinely, and some people start their day with it, instead of coffee or tea. The health benefits of lemon water are widely known. It promotes hydration Generally, the recommended intake for water is 91-125 ounces, including water from food and drinks. Water is the best beverage for hydration, but some […]

Extra Virgin olive oil not always that extra!

NEW research by a Spanish consumer association has reignited the debate over whether olive oil is being labelled as “Extra Virgin” incorrectly. According to the latest report by the Consumers and Users Organisation (OCU), many of the top-selling olive oil brands in Spanish supermarkets and superstores are not Extra Virgin, despite their labels’ description. The […]

Endless treats at Wok Chinatown

by Paul Waller NESTLED on the top floor of Chinatown, Las Chafiras, is this fabulous restaurant. With two dining areas, inside or outside, undercover, there is lots of space for a family gathering, or an intimate meal for two. There are plenty of staff to attend to you, speaking English and Spanish, which suited all […]

Where great, hearty food is taken to another level! 

by Tara Scarlata LAGARTO Brasserie is a modern, family-friendly restaurant in the heart of La Caleta, and serves good, hearty, familiar food that everyone can enjoy. With a brand-new, exciting menu, and a new head-chef, brought over from its sister restaurant, Char, we wanted to discover more about what the Brasserie experience has to offer. […]

Sweet as nectar!

A nectarine is a fuzzless variety of peach, but isn’t a cross between a peach and a plum. Nectarines, like peaches, probably originated in China over 2,000 years ago, and were cultivated in ancient Persia, Greece and Rome. They were grown in Great Britain in the late 16th or early 17th centuries, and were introduced […]

Suzie’s world-beating olive oil and vinegars

BRITISH expat Susie Taylor has scooped up numerous, coveted food awards for her Andalucian-inspired products. And Susie, from Oxford, who created Fino Olive Oil, has this year won two prizes at the UK Great Taste Awards, said to be the world’s largest and most trusted of its kind, for her dark and white balsamic vinegars. […]

Top culinary chefs galore, and super food to savour

VISITORS to the Culinaria 2018 event, launched on Tuesday (2nd Oct) in Adeje, will see some of gastronomy’s top Spanish and Michelin stars over the coming days. It is being organised by Acyre Canarias (the association of Canarian chefs and pastry-makers) in partnership with Adeje Council, Tenerife Cabildo and the Regional Government, and the 2,700 […]

Fire-lover Samuel is Lagarto’s Head Chef

VENTURE Restaurants are very proud of their new Head Chef at Lagarto Brasserie, and quite rightly so. He has moved from Char, where he had been since its opening, three years ago. Samuel Hernández delighted customers with his fine detail and innovative techniques, giving Char a fierce following of loyal customers looking for the ultimate […]

Get up to speed with watermelon

THE watermelon is a flowering plant that originated in northeast Africa, where it is found growing wild. They are tropical or subtropical plants, and need temperatures higher than about 25 °C to thrive. As well as tasting delicious, they have several health benefits. Good for your heart Watermelons owe their gorgeous red colour to the […]

A delicious, Roman vegetable!

BROCCOLI was cultivated in Italy, in ancient Roman times, from wild cabbage. It is really a very large flower top, picked before it blooms. It gets its name from the Italian word “broccolo”, which means “cabbage sprout”. Broccoli was first introduced to the US by Italian immigrants, but did not become widely known until the […]

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