Saturday, January 19, 2019

Famous Marbella restaurant becomes Andalucia’s second to win three Michelin stars

DANI Garcia’s self-titled restaurant has just become the second in Andalucia with a prestigious three Michelin stars. Not only that, but Garcia’s Marbella-based joint was...

McDonald’s lovers in Spain go crazy for NEW Christmas McFlurry and McShake

The additions to the McDonald's seasonal menu will be rolled out across Spain and are expected to rival McDonald's UK's Maltesers Reindeer Christmas McFlurries

Andalucian beekeepers warn ‘fake’ Chinese products are ruining Cordoba honey industry

The amount of honey produced in the province is down 40% to 50% percent compared to last year

High table – Ronda has mountains of top restaurants

FEW places in Andalucia have it all when it comes to food. The Serrania de Ronda however has the lot, whether you are after tasty...

Marbella’s hottest night just got hotter, as it reveals showstopping winter plans…

10 beautiful samba dancers from the Rio 40° group were joined by Brazilian drummers and fashion brand Lisy Fashion Style to light up the revamped restaurant

Stunning Rio Carnival dancers take over Marbella’s Posidonia restaurant

When people leave this place they won't just have a full stomach, they will have a good feeling of joy

NOT COOL: Locals in Spain reject having their neighbourhood branded ‘coolest in world’

Not everyone in Madrid’s Lavapies appreciated the neighbourhood being labelled the ‘coolest in the world’, discovers Heather Galloway

MUST READ: First look at Andalucia recipe book by famed British food writer Fiona Dunlop

"I breathe for Málaga…. for Cádiz, for Alcalá de los Gazules, for what is intimately Andaluz." Federico García Lorca, 1924

OLIVE WATCHERS: Spain’s Civil Guard to make surprise visits to olive oil factories after weigh-in controversies

It will serve to dispel doubts that have always existed on the part of farmers who are going to weigh their fruit after a hard day of harvesting

THE LAST STRAW: EU clamps down on single-use plastics poisoning world’s oceans

EU acts to stem the plastic tide plaguing the world's oceans

HALLOWEEN: Spain is Europe’s leading pumpkin producer with 115,000 tonnes a year

Pumpkin sales spike around Halloween, where they are used for carving, a practice first thought to have been done by the Maori 700 years ago

A shop in Valladolid is popping corks in the world of architecture after basing its design around wine bottles.

Vinas & Viandas, created by Zooco Estudio, is a cave-like structure in the city centre using elements based on wine bottles and barrels. Wine racks...

‘EXCLUSIVE: Meet one of the few head female chefs in Andalucia’

THE dishes come out as seductive as the sunset over the nearby Alcornocales mountains. Beautifully presented, they combine both symmetry and sensitivity in equal measures,...

OIL’S NOT AS IT SEEMS: Charlatan olive oils make up 50% of ‘extra virgin’ bottles in Spain, study reveals

Among the 20 charlatan drizzles named and shamed by OCU were Lidl's Olisone at €4.92 a litre and Aldi's Olearia De Olivar at €3.99 a litre, which were both deemed 'poor quality'

WATCH: Police in Malaga seize 6,000kg cocaine hidden in bananas and recover guns and €300,000 in cash

Drug traffickers had hidden the cocaine, believed to have originated from Ecuador, underneath bananas in cardboard boxes

WATCH: Why you NEED to visit Malaga’s iconic El Pimpi restaurant, part-owned by Antonio Banderas

The restaurant has taken on an iconic status after surviving in the centre of the city for more than 45 years

Come and see Basil Fawlty in Gibraltar this November at the Faulty Towers Dining Experience

The original, much-loved BBC series was the brainchild of John Cleese and Connie Booth

Why you need to visit Spain’s Bilbao this year

How to enjoy one one of Europe’s best gems in 72 hours

Tributes pour in following sudden death of much-loved Costa del Sol restaurateur Peter Nette

TRIBUTES have been pouring in on social media following the sudden death of expat restaurateur Peter Nette.  The Floria Rustico boss was tragically found dead...

TASTE TEST: How many of Spain’s 10 most outlandish foods have you tried?

Our top 10 picks from Spain's lesser-known culinary larder...

Is gin and tonic good for digestion? Spanish expert reveals all

IS gin and tonic good for your digestion? In short, no. That's according to Spanish biology professor and food technology expert Javier Morallon. Writing in Diario Sur,...

Anthony Bourdain’s anticipated final TV series premieres with an emotional episode in Spain

The father-of-one had travelled to Spain and Catalunya multiple times

Fears for Granada’s pioneering caviar industry after flash floods ‘destroyed everything in 15 minutes’

The Rio Frio region has been producing caviar since 1955 and includes luxury brands like Beluga

Spanish chef writes novel after taking 20,000 locals to cook for victims of Puerto Rico hurricane

SPANISH chef Jose Andres has written a novel detailing how he provided millions of meals to Puerto Ricans following the devastating hurricanes last year....

Pintxo hopping in Spain’s San Sebastian may be ‘World’s Best Culinary Experience’ but don’t bail on Bilbao

THE world’s best culinary experience has officially been awarded to an old Spanish tradition. Well, Basque that is. Choosing from 500 different food experiences...

British expat wins top UK food awards for Andalucia made balsamic vinegars

Creator of Fino Olive Oil, Susie Taylor, has won two prizes at this year’s UK Great Taste Awards for her Cordoba products
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