Lanzarote has through history strong links with South America and the Caribean. There have been many people come to settlle on the island from these countries so its not surprising that they have brought some of their customs and traditions with them.
You may find on the menu in some of the bars Arepas. This is a versatil dish that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The Arepa is one the most popular foods in Colombia. They’re served in almost every home and are the equivalent of tortillas in Mexico and bread in Italy.
These delicious corn cakes can be prepared with so many different types of fillings or toppings. You can stick to the classic ones or you can create your own based on inspiration from other dishes. You can combine flavors and ingredients that you love, or simply use the ingredients you have available at home.