Gastronomía Canaria - Gastronomy: Recipes of Canarias

En este apartado podrás encontrar, recetas de cocina Canaria en inglés.

Wrinkled potatoes - Papas arrugadas

Wrinkled potatoes - Papas arrugadas

There are several ways of cooking 'papas arrugadas' (wrinkled potatoes). This is one of the easiest ways. Cover the potatoes with peel but properly washed with water and add a quarter of a kilo of salt for each kilo of potatoes.

Red mojo - Mojo Rojo - Gastronomía Canaria

Red mojo - Mojo Rojo

Mash six garlic cloves, half a spoon of cumin and a bit of cooking salt. When everything is properly mashed, add some hot pepper (guindilla).

Stew - Puchero canario - Gastronomía Canaria

Stew - Puchero canario

Put plenty of water into a cauldron and then add: one kilo of beef, another kilo of pork meat or chicken. Three quarters of a kilo of chickpeas (put them to soak the night before) a big piece of  sausage (chorizo), one peeled onion, cut in two, two sliced corncobs, salt and a bit of oil.

Rabbit with 'Salmorejo' Sauce - Conejo en salmorejo

Rabbit with 'Salmorejo' Sauce - Conejo en salmorejo

Take a rabbit of more than one kilo of weight and cut it into small pieces. Put them into a clay dish, after having salted them slightly.

Sancocho - Gastronomía Canaria - Recipes of Canarias


Take a kilo of sweet potatoes and another of potatoes, peel them and cut them into big pieces. If potatoes are not big enough, don't cut them. Then take a kilo of cherne or salted corvina, previously desalted.

Meat Feast - Carne Fiesta - Gastronomía Canaria

Meat feast - Carne fiesta

Chop one kilo of pork meat very finely. Prepare a marinade with six garlic cloves, cooking salt, a few spoons of cayenne pepper, a little bit of hot pepper, a little bit of strong white wine, vinegar and oil.

Eggs Moles - Huevos Moles - Gastronomía Canaria

Eggs Moles - Huevos moles

There are several ways of cooking this recipe, but they have all the same base: two spoonfuls of sugar per yolk. Put some sugar into a dish and double the volume of water to make a very sweet syrup.

Ribs with potatoes - Costillas con papas

Ribs with potatoes - Costillas con papas

Desalt the ribs (at least one kilo for six people) covering them with water the day before. Then put them into a cauldron with plenty of water and let them boil for about half an hour.

Coriander Mojo - Mojo de Cilantro - Gastronomía Canaria

Coriander mojo - Mojo de cilantro

Mash the cloves of one garlic bulb with a green hot pepper, or a little bit of it, without the seeds. Add cumin, coriander and cooking salt to this mixture. Then, add slowly the oil and the vinegar. Keep it in a fresh place or in the fridge. This 'mojo' is good for fish.

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