Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Humble Potato, A Taste of Tenerife History

When new varieties of the so-called 'short cycle' potatoes arrived from Europe, the poor farmers of Tenerife's central lowlands couldn't afford to experiment lest their crops failed and hunger ensued so they continued to farm their original varieties and have done so to this day.

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Fluent in Spanish and having spent 16 years on the island, Pamela Stocks has now been translating, researching and publishing information on customs and events in Tenerife for 25+ years. This takes a considerable amount of time and effort, for which she receives no payment whatsoever. If you find this work useful or interesting, please buy her a coffee. Buy Pamela Stocks a Coffee

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