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Traditional Canarian Food Recipes - Canary Islands Cuisine
Recreate at home the most authentic canarian recipes like canarian potatoes with mojo sauce, barraquite coffee and more.
Mojo is the Canarian name for the typical sauces commonly served in the Canary Islands and the word probably has Portuguese origins. The popular Canary Islands mojos are the green and the red ones, served almost with every meal, especially to accompany the famous Canarian wrinkly potatoes (papas arrugadas).
The Tapas Route begins in Antigua this Thursday, March 16th, offering delicacies such as red tuna Nigiri.
Barraquito - the most famous coffee in Tenerife, with a taste that will always bring back memories of a sunny holiday! Barraquito is a type of multi-layered coffee that is specific to the Canary Islands and it can easily be found at most local coffee shops, or you can make it at home following our easy recipe.
Potaje de berros is a very popular soup recipe from the Canary Islands, which is actually a watercress soup, served as the first course with many lunch menus across the Canaries.
Rancho Canario is a popular type of stew, served in all the Canary Islands, so if you've visited an authentic restaurant during your holidays you might have tried it already. The recipe usually calls for beef and chicken meat, but there are lots of variations and you can also add chorizo or smoked pork ribs for more flavor.
The wrinkly potatoes, or papas arrugadas as they are called by the canarians, are the archipelago's most famous dish and at first many people wonder what can be so special when it comes to potatoes.