Sunday, May 20, 2018

Food set to be served all day in Malaga

AN increasing number of restaurants in Malaga are serving food all day. Adapting to the so-called ‘non-stop’ trend, they are staying open for 12 hours...

Ancient Axarquia dried grape process is recognised as by the United Nations

THE humble Malaga raisin could help to regenerate the Axarquia region after being given special international status. The unique agricultural process that sees Moscatel grapes...

The rise and rise of vegetarian and vegan cooking is finally hitting Andalucia, writes James Stuart, of the Califa...

THE rise of healthy eating at home and abroad has taken vegetarian and vegan food into the mainstream gastrosphere and finally on to restaurant...

Boathouse team launch opulent new container bar in Mallorca’s port

“COME for a drink, stay for the food!” enthuses Deborah McKay. Deborah is the part-owner at Palma’s latest sophisticated and stylish place to be seen,...

How to chill your wine in just THREE minutes

It's much quicker than putting the wine into the freezer

Claro Beach Club, one of the coolest spots to head for on Estepona’s coast

YOU are sitting right by the sea under palm trees in one the most alluring sleepy corners of Costa Estepona. This is Claro Beach Club,...

Melting pot! Estepona has a great mix of places to eat

THE look of concentration on his face is only matched by the cut of his jib. Dressed smartly in his civvies, he takes pride of...

Two Spanish cities named in top 10 world food destinations

TWO Spanish cities have been ranked in the top 10 cities in the world for food. TripAdvisor has just released a list of its...

Spain PM Mariano Rajoy snubs Michelin star for Mcdonalds during Ronda trip

He was later spotted at 100Montaditos, a fast food tapas joint

Hundreds of new Mallorca restaurant inspections to take place in crackdown

MALLORCA’S health inspectors are getting tough. In an island-wide crackdown, they will be undertaking hundreds more random inspections this year. In a bid to increase food...

Coffee for the children! Palmanova to host charity event

CAKE, coffee and hand-crafted goods await at Palmanova's annual Feed a Child charity event hosted by a group of local expats. For almost a decade...

New line of bug goodies go on sale at one of Spain’s top supermarket chains

A SPANISH supermarket has launched a new range of creepy crawlies edibles into many of its stores. The new treats at 300 Carrefour stores include...

Worker at rotten meat company alleges she kept quiet due to ‘fear’

AN employee from a company accused of selling rotten and out-of-date quality meat has said she did not report illegal practices out of ‘fear’. The...

Move over Cava – sparkling Rioja is on its way

A HOST of Spanish wineries have started adding bubbles to red Rioja. Eight vineyards are now producing sparkling versions of the traditional vino. It comes...

Magaluf pub crawl banned after flouting new city law

A PUB crawl route has been dismantled in Magaluf, and two establishments have been fined for organising the tour without the proper paperwork. The sanctions...

ALL ALE: Huge beer festival coming to Mallorca capital

BEER Palma – the city's favourite ale festival, returns to its popular pitch in front of the Cathedral from April 27 through May 8. Over...

WARNING: Mussels in Spain containing norovirus distributed to Andalucia, dozens infected

SOME 39 people have become infected by norovirus after eating contaminated frozen mussels.  The outbreak  occured in Valencia, but the infected batch had already been...

AMERICAN shellfish could be imported to Spain for the first time in years

US authorities have confirmed that a two-way trading deal could be back on the menu if harvested from Puget Sound or Massachusetts Bay. It could...

Cellar performance as Rioja exports increase

RIOJA exports increased by 4% last year, new figures show. Over 108 million litres were shipped out, with most growth seen in newer markets such...

An Andalucian olive oil company has scooped gold for the fifth time in a prestigious annual competition.

ORGANIC producer Finca La Torre, in Bobadilla, near Antequera has produced the ‘best extra virgin oil’ for the fifth time in six years. Awarded...

Spain is world´s largest exporter of red wine

SPAIN exported the most red wine in the world last year - beating Italy and France by millions of hectolitres. The country sold 22.8 million...

Distribution company will also sue over Mallorcan meat scandal

THE distribution company connected to the rotten meat scandal has announced that they too will take the dodgy company to court. The Association of Food...

Hurrah for salmorejo! As the Andalucian dish is rated a must try by Lonely Planet

IT may not be as famous as gazpacho, but Cordoba’s celebrated Salmorejo soup, is getting recognition by the day. It comes after travel bible The...

New hotspots for gastronomes on the Costa del Sol

THE Costa del Sol is not only starting to warm up temperature-wise, but things are starting to hot up on the culinary front as...

Critics toast 2015 Spanish wine as one of best on planet

A SPANISH wine has been called one of the world’s greatest by esteemed wine critic James Suckling. After a mass tasting of nearly 1,200 wines...

WINE & DINE: 5-course pairing menu with Mallorcan wines at Palma’s Fulla d’Ostra

FULLA D'Ostra in Santa Catalina is hosting a special gourmet five-course pairing menu with top Mallorcan wines. From grilled octopus to vegan tartar, every dish...
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