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 Elle Draper

Mojo Verde Recipe

Mojo Verde Recipe

This mojo verde recipe is usually served with Papas Arrugadas. The aromatic sauce is one of our firm favourites – and so so easy to prepare! It is a real Canary Islands treat, and reminds us of when we lived in Lanzarote!

 Elle Draper

Skype – Free & Cheap Telephone Calls

Keeping in touch with friends and family when you move to Spain is vital, to reduce those homesick feelings. This is often a reason that people sadly return to the UK. However, to do this by telephone can cost a small fortune. Skype offers a really cheap, and often free alternative, to keep those all […]

 Elle Draper

Papas Arrugadas – Easy Recipe (Canary Islands)

Papas Arrugadas – Easy Recipe (Canary Islands)

You’ll be hard pushed to find a Canarian restaurant that doesn’t serve papas arrugadas. They are personal favourites of ours, and go fantastically with fresh fish and a bit of salad… as well, of course, with some mojo verde (recipe to be found here: Mojo Verde Recipe) or mojo rojo

 Elle Draper

Spanish Clothing Sizes

For most of us, buying the right outfit is a hurdle in itself. Back in the UK, clothes shopping for me was an event to be shared with the ladies – with frequent wine stops during the day.

 Elle Draper

Book recommendations – September 2012

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