food and drink

Ten Tasty Tenerife Restaurants to Try in 2016

Tue, January 5th, 2016 - By Andrea Montgomery
Ten Tasty Tenerife Restaurants to Try in 2016

Way back in 2012, I wrote a blog about my 10 favourite restaurants on Tenerife. I thought it might be timely for those planning their Tenerife holiday this year, to give some more up-to-date recommendations…



Tasty New Roots For The Olive Garden

Fri, December 18th, 2015 - By Colin
Tasty New Roots For The Olive Garden

Do you like a good read? Then you’ll find The Olive Garden menu a bumper page turner…



Presents From the Other Canary Islands

Wed, December 16th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Presents From the Other Canary Islands

There’s no need to catch a ferry from Tenerife to one of the other islands to get a taster of what each has to offer, you can do that with a wander around any decent sized supermarket of craft shop. Many stock Canary Islands specialities, some of which are unique to different islands.



Chill Out Beach Bars in Tenerife

Wed, December 9th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Chill Out Beach Bars in Tenerife

There have always been plenty of bars behind Tenerife’s beaches, but the last couple of years has seen a rise in beach clubs where you can chill out, eat, drink and be merry in chic surroundings whilst the island’s top DJs treat your ears.



Tasty Christmas Traditions on Tenerife

Fri, December 4th, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
Tasty Christmas Traditions on Tenerife

Now that Black Friday has passed and it’s December I feel it’s okay to mention Christmas, not the consumerism frenzy of it all, but some of the tasty little traditions that you’ll encounter if you choose to swap snow for sunshine this festive season…



Go Local, Eat Roasted Chestnuts on Tenerife

Fri, November 13th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Go Local, Eat Roasted Chestnuts on Tenerife

In over ten years I have never been able to quite get over that first surreal sighting of chestnuts roasting on a brazier around the harbour in Puerto de la Cruz in November.



The British Sausage is not just Flavour of the Week in Tenerife

Fri, October 30th, 2015 - By Colin
The British Sausage is not just Flavour of the Week in Tenerife

Don’t underestimate them, don’t dismiss them as all one flavour, and above all don’t prick them. It’s not just British holiday makers that are sizzling in Tenerife. Just ahead of British Sausage Week (2nd to 8th November) I visited the British Sausage & Burger Company in Adeje to learn how the good old banger has […]



Halloween Pumpkins on Tenerife

Mon, October 26th, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
Halloween Pumpkins on Tenerife

Whilst the cold, dark nights and plunging temperatures of the UK are a far cry from the slightly cooler evenings and going dark by seven(ish) of Tenerife, the spirit of Halloween is alive and well, and the humble pumpkin takes centre stage…



How to Celebrate National Honey Week on Tenerife

Mon, October 19th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
How to Celebrate National Honey Week on Tenerife

Eagle-eyed readers might point out the 25 to 31 October is National Honey week in Britain and not Tenerife, so it’s not relevant to celebrate it on the island. That’s true, but honey is quite a big thing on Tenerife so why not celebrate the food of the gods here?



Take the Potato Challenge on Tenerife

Wed, September 16th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Take the Potato Challenge on Tenerife

I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who didn’t like potatoes. Notching up the different ways there is of eating potatoes on Tenerife should be a challenge that just about anyone would be willing to take on.