As a visitor To Tenerife, you will notice many of the locals making and eating gofio. This simple flour-like meal is created from roasted corn and is often combined with honey, nuts and other healthy ingredients to create natural energy bars that are sent to school with children, consumed by agricultural laborers in the fields or used as an inventive ingredient in haute cuisine in some of the island’s most delicious restaurants. The versatile gofio has been used for cooking over countless years. But, the most popular way to consume it is as an energy bar that helps sustain you. The nutty flavor mixed with the sweetness of honey makes the most delicious treat. Eating it while in Tenerife is an absolute must.
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