Monday, July 23, 2018

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AN employee from a company accused of selling rotten and out-of-date quality meat has said she did not report illegal practices out of ‘fear’.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

Oh La La La Cala – Joffrey Charles is the true Gallic star of the coast

MADONNA, Prince Charles and Kate Moss have already tasted a little bit of Joffrey. As has the British ambassador, who popped in for lunch with...

Sherry House in Mijas has one of the biggest collection of sherries in the world

WITH 330 references it claims to have the biggest sherry wine list in the world. Row upon row of fabulous amontillados, finos and olorosos line...

Taste on a high – Mijas is fast developing a vibrant and exciting restaurant scene

Mijas is fast developing a vibrant and exciting restaurant scene both in the village and coast, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke

Secret of success – the key restaurateurs of Mijas Pueblo

JON CLARKE meets expats Thomas and Hugo, the key restaurateurs of Mijas Pueblo

Olive Press publisher Jon Clarke gets five star access to Spain’s three Michelin Star heroes

Joan Roca, Quique Dacosta and Angel León are just some of the culinary stars that attended Dani Garcia's A Cuatro Manos event in Marbella

WINE TIME: Egg-squisite wine and chocolate pairings for Easter

These chocolate vino matches are a must-know for the Easter period

Airports in Spain to reduce price of bottled water following angry customer complaints

Bottled water will be capped at €1 and has already been implemented at seven airports

Spain to host The World’s 50 Best Restaurants in Bilbao this summer

The 16th edition of the hotly anticipated gastronomy awards will take place in June

World’s best chefs pay homage to Basque culinary genius Arzak in Marbella

The five day event, led by Dani García, welcomes 20 internationally renowned chefs who will cook up a storm in honour of three Michelin-starred Juan Mari Arzak

The cheeky made-in-Manilva ales making an entree onto fine dining tables

The cheeky made-in-Manilva ales making an entree onto fine dining tables
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