"La Orotava - Gofio mills" Isla de Tenerife Things to Do Tip by wroclawiak

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  Making Gofio
by wroclawiak

Visiting la Orotava don't miss gofio mills. You can watch the milling process and people buying kilogramms of Gofio.

What is Gofio? Gofio is a kind of flour made from toasted cereals. Gofio was used by the mythical Guanche people as a staple in their cooking for centuries. One way of eating gofio is as escaldon, which is made by mixing gofio into fish or meat stock. It can also be reinforced by adding green parsley or red chili mojo – the traditional Canary Island sauces.
Gofio has a high content in proteins, fiber, magnesium, iron, calcium, sodium and many others minerals essential in our daily diet. It is eaten with milk, honey, almonds, oil or water and is used as a daily meal or as an ingredient for pastries.

You can buy it is supermarkets.
Pour simply water and mix up you can add some figgs to make it sweety.
I think there are thousends or recipes. I brought myself two packeges home and I am going to make my own recipes. I add it to the main course instead of rice or potato puree

Address: Calle Dr. Domingo Gonzales Garcia

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  • Written Mar 12, 2005
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