Restaurante Tinguaro: hotel Tigaiga One of the pleasures of being food editor is that you are sometimes invited to some of the most exquisite places for memorable meals. One such feast was prepared for us at the Hotel Tigaiga in Puerto de la Cruz. We ate in the Tinguaro Restaurant, on the outside terrace… readContinue Reading “In the press: Island Connections – Food for Thought”
The farm “Venta Ecológica” uses waste from the hotel kitchen and our garden.Today, Sandra Kober has explained to our kitchen staff how after several weeks, the compost is produced.
Planning the herb garden by our gardeners has been fun and rewarding. But now of course these culinary herbs, grown with care, are collected and greatly appreciated by our all our kitchen brigade. Just ask Manolo!
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 United 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. Continue Reading “Canarian caviar”
The complete healthy breakfast: According to 5 year old Sam, “muesli to-die-for!”
The Guardian, Saturday February 16 2008 Drink wine from the barrel in Tenerife Hire a car, buy a map and head for the Orotava wine valley in the island’s lush north, to discover the guachinches (gwa-CHEEN-chays). These makeshift rural bars open seasonally to sell the latest harvest of country wine. With it they dish upContinue Reading “10 great boozy breaks”
DID YOU KNOW? The strawberry variety Senga-TIGAIGA got its name from the german scientist Professor R. v. Sengbusch (1898-1985) who spend days in Tenerife studying and staying in our hotel.