Tejeda is famous for its almond trees, which provide the sweet almonds to do their
tradiFonal pastries. The “bienmesabe” or the tradiFonal “mazapanes” (marzipan) are
also typical from this village and can be bought, along with a wide variety of sweets, in
their centenary pastry shop, these.
In the canary cuisine there is a tradiFonal way of cooking the potatoes based on cook
them unpeeled and with salt or what we know as “arrugar papas” (crumple potatoes).
The “papas arrugadas” with canary “mojo” are the essenFal complement of any dish
and can be tasted in any restaurant of the village, where you will be treated with
hospitality and affecFon.
The wide gastronomic choice of Tejeda is based on products of their own crop and
dishes that have inherit the characterisFcs of the tradiFonal cuisine. This cuisine makes
n us remember the basis of life, our roots, our culture based on the protecFon of the