Food Trivia: Mojos of Canary Islands
- Food Trivia: Mojos of Canary Islands : The cooks of the Canary Islands are famous for their Mojos whichs means "Sauces or Dips". Mojos from the Canary Islands of Spain come in different varieties. The bear the same as the Mojos of Latin America, however they are completey different from one another. Canary Islands' Mojos are made with olive oil, vinegar, garlic, dried and crushed red pepper or green peppers, cilantro, parsley and other ingredients, depending on the dish they are to be served. They are always served as side dishes for dipping Papas Arrugadas, fish or meat. Red-colored Mojos are usually paired with meats and potatoes, while the Green-colored Mojos are paied with fish dishes. Canary Islands of Spain consists of seven (7) larger islands (Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro) and a few smaller ones (Alegranza, Graciosa, Montaña Clara, Roque del Este, Roque del Oeste and Lobos).