Monday, August 3, 2020

Chill out at Colinas del Faro on the Costa del Sol

Restaurante Colinas del Faro is welcoming summer with a stunning range of freshly prepared dishes. The well-established eatery in...

Spain’s Andalucia kicks off its grape harvesting season, becoming one of the first in Europe

The harvest season in Montilla-Moriles, Cordoba, is one of the first to commence in the whole of Europe.

RECIPE: Two rustic Spanish tapas you can easily make at home

FOR the last few months they have been holed up in Granada following a coronavirus travel nightmare (see Olive Press Issue 340,...

The history of Spain’s iconic chiringuitos

THE sight of chiringuito beach restaurants putting out their parasols is the annual signal that summer has arrived. A...

Mercadona installs facial recognition system to catch abusive shoppers

MERCADONA has launched a new facial recognition system to block entrance to anyone convicted of harming its workers. Around...

Proposed UK tariffs of up to 16% on Spanish citrus fruits in event of no trade deal will ‘severely...

THE Valencian government has hit back at prospective UK trade tariffs of up to 16% on Spanish oranges, lemons and tangerines.

Torrevieja market ‘Paseo de los Hippies’ reopens to 100% capacity

A TORREVIEJA market popular with expats and Spanish alike reopens at 100% capacity this week. The sea-front Paseo de...

Andalucia’s Top 20 roadside ventas you NEED to visit as Spain exits lockdown

THEY are as much a part of Andalucia as fish and chip shops in Britain or bistros in Paris.

Diner wins €2,000 in compensation after breaking tooth on ‘stuffed olive’ that still had pip inside in Spain’s Valencia

A VALENCIAN diner has won €2,000 in compensation after breaking a tooth on a ‘stuffed olive’ that still had the pip inside.

RECIPE: Burger guru Yianni Papoutsis reveals how to cook the perfect patty Spanish-style

HOLED up in Granada following a coronavirus travel nightmare (see Olive Press Issue 340, pg 4), Yianni Papoutsis, 44, founder of MEATliquor...

Expat supermarket suggests UK home bakers emulating ‘Mary Berry’ during lockdown to blame for drop in UK flour exports...

UK home bakers emulating their celebrity heroes during lockdown may be to blame for a ‘drop’ in British flour supplies to Spanish...

Bars and restaurants in Spain’s Andalucia can open terraces at 100% capacity from Monday and interiors at 75%

BARS and restaurants in Andalucia have been told that from Monday they may open their terraces at 100% capacity and interiors at...

77% of all Spanish houses buy ElPozo meat products as company named 2nd best-loved brand in Spain after Coca...

MURCIA region-based meat producer, El Pozo, is the second-most bought grocery brand in Spain, after the international soft drinks manufacturer, Coca Cola.

VENTAS: Why Andalucia’s humble roadside eateries serve up some of the best home-cooked food in Spain

Article by Geoff Garvey ON New Year’s Day my partner and I were headed back from a Christmas break...

Win a meal for two and overnight stay at the Costa del Sol’s five star Kempinski Hotel Bahia in...

THE revered Kempinski Hotel Bahia has promised guests and visitors the luxury and beautiful moments they expect from the five-star Costa del...

Bars and restaurants remove glazed serviettes from tables across Spain to avoid COVID-19 contagion – but were they ever...

AS more than 70% of the Spanish population have entered 'phase 2' of Spain's coronavirus lockdown, Olive Press readers may have noticed...

Iconic beachfront bar La Siesta shut down in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca as petition begs Costas to save...

AN iconic expat-run chiringuito in Spain’s Alicante has been suddenly shut down by authorities, leaving over 100 workers afloat amid coronavirus lockdown.

British-Italian cafe records ‘increased sales’ during Spain’s coronavirus lockdown thanks to online innovation

AN expat cafe has seen its sales rocket compared to takings before the coronavirus lockdown. Caffe Milano, run by...

TASTE THE BALEARICS: Home cooking with Chef Lorenzo Gasparrini at Petunia Ibiza – Bream tartare with rocket, apple and...

Inspired by flavours of the Balearic Islands, Chef Lorenzo shares his recipe for a delicious bream tartare with rocket, apple and honey

Learn these Spanish phrases for ordering in restaurants as Spain eases coronavirus lockdown

GAMBAS pil pil, crusty bread, beer, ensalada de pulpo, real cafe con leche, chips, alioli, tomato salad, jamon, olives – the list...

RECIPE: This is easy baked papoutsakia is a Greek classic but is also a huge hit in Spain

FOR the last two months they have been holed up in Granada following a coronavirus travel nightmare (see Olive Press Issue 340). But now...

Mediterranean diet? The top 10 foods Spain has really been buying during the coronavirus lockdown

THE Mediterranean diet may be the pinnacle of a balanced diet, but neither olive oil nor fresh vegetables feature in the top...

Malaga’s big restaurants welcome Phase 1 of coronavirus exit plan, but expat bars with tiny terraces on Spain’s Costa...

THE Costa del Sol’s larger restaurants have welcomed Malaga’s entrance into Phase 1, while smaller business-owners with tiny terraces are more gloomy.

HUMMUS HEROES: Expat teams up with Spanish chef and Israeli businessman to feed over 200 healthcare workers throughout two-month...

The dream team delivered food to over 200 healthcare workers at Son Espases Hospital throughout the two-month lockdown

IN PICS: Thirsty Spaniards and expats hit cafes and bars as Costa del Sol enters Phase 1 of Spain’s...

The next stage of Spain's coronavirus deescalation plan saw many bars and cafes throw open their doors for the first time in nine weeks

GAZPACHO: When life gives you squishy tomatoes left in the boot of your car during coronavirus lockdown, make Spain’s...

FOR the last two months they have been holed up in Granada following a coronavirus travel nightmare (see Olive Press Issue 340). But...
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