Canarian caviar

The island council recently organised a special course for cookery professionals on how to prepare one of Tenerife’s most famous resources – potatoes. Coinciding with the cocina-1.JPGUnited Nation’s declaration of 2008 as the International Year of the Potato, the council organised a special course in the Hotel Tigaiga on how to prepare this special tuber.  Designed for professionals from bars, restaurants and hotels, well known chefs shared their potato secrets.

The Canarian potatoes are gaining more and more fame within the realms of haute cuisine, so much so that they are known as the caviar of the Canary Islands.  If you haven’t tried them yet, don’t miss the opportunity.  Ask for papas arrugadas con mojo and enjoy!

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