What would it be the Canarian tourism without a good gastronomy? In Canary Islands we can count hundred high quality local products but you will find the famous canarian mojo in every corner of the island.
As Canarian Trasfer we will tell you everything about this delicious sauce.
What’s the canarian mojo?
The canarian mojo is a sauce used to be served with all kind of savory dishes. The most famous combination is canarian mojo with papas arrugadas. Despite that, the mojo can be the perfect match with roasted meat and grilled fish. It is good to prepare a lot of tasty plates.
Where the mojo is coming from?
As the Canary Islands are among Europe, Africa and America, they became a mix of different cultures and clearly a mix of different gastronomies as well.For this reason from the primitive canarian mojo sauce different ideas have been developped. New combinations and variety originated, every time new spices were available. People belive its origin is related to XV century.
How is the original mojo?
For the gastronomy experts, the original mojo is composed by a mix of oil, vinegar, salt and garlic. As the tradition said, this sauce has to be prepared in a morter. This would be the basic sauce and from this one, according to the type of mojo you want to prepare, it is possible to add other ingredients.
Which are the most common mojos?
In a canarian menu, the mojo picon cannot be missed. You can prepare it adding pepper to the mix previously mentioned.
Also the green mojo is very famous and it is prepared with parsley and coriander but also the red mojo is popular as well. The list of canarian mojos is very very long, because the only limit is the imagination of the cooker.
For this reason it is possible to find other mojos: for istance the almonds ones, with origan, comino, cheese, tomate, green pepper etc…
The truth is that there are no identic mojos and each cooker prepares his special mojo. What are you waiting for?
As Canarian Transfer we will bring you to visit the best corners of the islands of Lanzarote and Gran Canaria, where you can enjoy alson the deliciuous canary gastronomy!