news from the island
Playa Blanca Gets Cheesey

Friday February 17, 2012

Playa Blanca Gets Cheesey

Playa Blanca plays host to the island’s first dedicated Cheese Fair this weekend. Giving locals and tourists alike the opportunity to tuck into some of the island’s excellent goats cheeses, washed down with a glass of locally produced wine. Whilst watching demonstrations of cheese making and even goat milking!All of this cheese related action will be taking place in Calles Limones, which is the main shopping thoroughfare located right in the heart of Playa Blanca. Where stalls and demonstrations will be laid out within a large marquee.

The event gets underway tomorrow from 10.00 to 15.00 and features the produce of seven local dairies, including Flor de Teguise and El Faro, along with local bodegas such as El Grifo and Stratvs. Along with traditional folklore music provided by Parranda Janubio. For those who are particularly keen to see the goat milking demonstrations these are scheduled to take place at 11.00 and 13.00.

It costs just €1 if you want to sample the islands cheese and wines and the event is part of wider project entitled Saborea Lanzarote (Taste Lanzarote) which is designed to promote local food and drink products. Lanzarote´s goat cheeses are highly regarded and have picked up many awards and plaudits at food festivals around the world.

Back to Events
blog comments powered by Disqus