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Canary islands

  1. 1. Canary Islands
  2. 3. CANARIAN FLAG White yellow blue What colour is it?
  3. 4. Canary Islands’ Day is celebrated on May 30th every year Canary Islands Day Folk music Traditional food Traditional canarian sports Traditional dances
  4. 5. Traditional food Canarian Potatoes with Mojo Sauce (Papas Arrugadas) Canarian Cheese Puchero Canario T his is a hearty vegetable stew with plenty of chick peas. If you like chick peas, you might also enjoy Ropa Vieja, which is a combination of potatoes, chicken and chick peas. Gofio
  5. 6. Sopa de Pescado" (Fish Soup) Ingredients: 1 Kg. of fish (normally pink or common dentex), 1/2 Kg. of potatoes, 1 onion, 1 tomatoe, 3 garlic cloves, cumin, salt, oil, paprika, saffron, coriander, mint and black pepper. "Sancocho" Ingredients: 1 Kg. of salted fishes (preferably brown meagre or cherne), 1 Kg. of big potatoes, 1 Kg. of yam, olive oil, parsley and salt to taste "Pella de Gofio" (Lump of Gofio) Ingredients: 1/2 Kg. of gofio , 1/2 glass of water, 1/2 glass of oil, sugar and salt.
  6. 7. "Gofio Escaldao" (Scalded Gofio) "Potaje de Berros" (Watercress Soup) Ingredients: 1/2 Kg. of watercress, 1/2 Kg. of potatoes, 1/4 Kg. pig ribs, 1/4 Kg. of white beans, 150 gr. of yam, 2 tender corns, 1 tomatoe, 1 onion, 1 green pepper, 3 garlic cloves, 1/2 small cup of olive, saffron, salt and water. "Rancho Canario" (Canary Rancho) Ingredients: 1/2 Kg. of chickpeas, 1/4 Kg. of beef, 1/4 Kg. of chicken, 100 gr. of thick noodles, 1/2 Kg. of potatoes, 1 bulb of garlic, 1 onion, 1 tomatoe, 2 sprigs of parsley, 1 teaspoon of paprika, 1 small cup of oil, 1 small cup of white wine, saffron, thyme, bay leaf, salt and water. Puchero" (Canary Casserole) Ingredients: 1/2 Kg. of beef or pig, 1/2 Kg. chicken, 1/2 Kg. of chickpeas, 1/2 Kg. of potatoes, 1/2 Kg. of green beans, 1/4 Kg. marrow, 1/2 Kg. zucchini, 1/4 Kg. carrots, 1/2 Kg. yam, 1 corn, 1 piece of white cabbage, 1 bulb of garlic, 1 leek, 1 onion, 1 tomatoe, saffron, parsley, mint, oil, salt and water.
  7. 8. Traditional dances
  8. 9. Folk music
  9. 10. Traditional clothes
  10. 11. Canarian freestyle wrestling (Lucha Canaria) Canarian lateen sailing (Vela Latina) Traditional canarian sports Pole game (juego del palo) stick fighting (la lucha del garrote) Canarian petanque (bola canaria), Juego del Palo (Stick Fighting) Lucha del Garrote (Pole Fighting)