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Dulcería Hernández, Puerto del Carmen

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

For our almost daily Santory ice cream during our holiday in Lanzarote last year, we went to the Dulcería Hernández, located in the Calle de Nuestra Señora del Carmen.

In fact, we visited them so often, they even started asking where other members of our group were if we didn’t all go there together!

Dulcería Hernández in Puerto del Carmen

Dulcería Hernández in Puerto del Carmen

Santory Ice Cream

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Eating Santory Ice Cream on LanzaroteFor many, it is probably an ice cream just like any other.

For me, it is a part of being on holiday in Lanzarote, because as far as I am concerned I cannot get this ice cream anywhere else.

It is called “Santory”, and at first glance you would be forgiven for thinking it was whipped ice cream fresh from a machine.  Except it’s not.  It comes out of a freezer, even though it is in a cornet.

But the cornet is in a plastic holder and the chocolate sauce is frozen as well, at least at first.

I do not know much about “Santory”, except that it is a product of the Canary Islands and is made by a company called “Kalise”.

It is something different, unlike the ice cream that I am used to, and I look forward to it every time I visit Lanzarote.

Transporting bottles

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

A bottle of Ronmiel sealed for transitThe decision to bring a bottle of Ronmiel back from Lanzarote with us posed a problem – how to get it home with us.

With enough time, we may have arranged some form of packaging and risked the glass bottle in the middle of one of our suitcases.

But without this option and since the ban on liquids in hand luggage stopped us taking a bottle with us that way, we resigned ourself to trying to get one properly sealed in the airside part of Arrecife airport.

“Resigned”, because on our previous visit we had tried to buy something else there and had been unable to get the purchase sealed for transit.

The rule appears quite simple to me: anything you buy that contains liquids must be sealed in a special plastic bag along with the receipt.

Except that it obviously took a while for the merchants at the airport to adapt to this system – and invest in the equipment to do so.

“We don’t have the machine” and “you don’t need to do that when you fly from here” were the answers we encountered.  That’s all well and good if you are on a direct flight, but since we would be going through the transit lounge in Madrid, I did not want to take the risk of having everything taken back off us again, and we gave up.

So with Ronmiel in our sights, on our last visit we tried again.  This time we actually found a shop called “Sibarium” in the airport that was able to seal the bottle as required for transit and our cherished Ronmiel made it safely via Madrid back to Germany without any problems.

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