Wednesday, February 26, 2020

7 Foods You Need To Eat Before You Die

The world is full of wonderful plates to die for. Sure, your regular plate of burgers and French fries is appetizing, but what about...

Climate change blamed for alarming rise of hornworms, destroying Mallorca’s tomatoes, peppers and aubergines

In recent years, the presence of hornworms in Mallorca has grown considerably

Shock as number of bars in Spain is decreasing, with nearly 4,000 bars closed in the last two years

THE number of hospitality establishments in Spain have been decreasing in recent years.

Spanish crisp firm’s orders surge 150% after its snacks appear in Korean Oscar-winning film Parasite

It may have been a small part, but it has had a big effect on the fortunes of the family firm

How one Costa Blanca industry is going nuts for global warming

THE WARMER climate is favouring at least one industry on the Costa Blanca. Almond growers have seen cultivation for...

REVEALED: New data shows 600% price hikes on oranges, pushing farmers in Spain’s Andalucia ‘to the brink’

Andalucian farmers have been severely struggling recently, with international tariffs hitting the country hard

Spanish Government bans ‘vegan’ pasties and pizzas because they ‘contain milk’

An alert for the presence of milk in the products was made first made in the UK

By cultivating nuts using trusted natural methods, farms are changing the industry in Spain, writes Karethe Linaae

For most people nuts come shelled, bleached, salted, and packaged until they are but a pale relation of the original fruit. Here in the Spanish south though, nuts still grow on trees

WARNING: Lidl Spain recalls contaminated oregano that can cause liver disease

"Internal controls have detected a high value of pyrrolizidine alkaloids"

Chef from Spain’s Andalucia wows at Mediterranean Food Salon in France

Agustín Herrera is no stranger to success; he is also proud winner of the IV National Gastronomy Contest in 2018 and Champion of the XXIV Gastronomic Contest of the Community of Madrid in 2017

Football WAG and former British expat Julie Neville teaches you how to make Valencian paella in new Spanish cookbook

She upped sticks to Valencia in 2015, as her ex-Manchester United husband, 43, took on assistant coaching duties at the La Liga side

British expats declare ‘end of an era’ as iconic Passion Cafe closes its doors on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The cafe has served customers in the La Colonia centre, in San Pedro de Alcantara, since the early 1990s

‘TOTAL CONCERN’: Spain to China jamon and wine trade decimated by coronavirus that has killed 360 people

Spanish wine exports to China totalled 61.2 million litres in 2018, worth €144 million, while the country is Spain’s fifth largest wine market

GALLERY: Costa Blanca city hosts massive medieval market, thousands attend

TODAY is the last chance for Olive Press readers to attend one of Costa Blanca's biggest food festivals.

Costa Blanca city explodes in ‘riot of colour’ at annual medieval market

ORIHUELA became a true “riot” of colour, music and food as the annual Mercado Medieval kicked off in great style, this weekend.

You NEED to try this croqueta, voted the best in Spain

FOR the second year running, a town in Toledo has won the award for best croqueta in Spain.

Farmers in Spain’s Andalucia cut off roads with tractors and light fires in huge protest at rock bottom olive...

Since 2017 the price of extra virgin olive oil at source has plunged by 43% from €3.60 to around €1.90 per kilo

SAFETY FIRST: Emergency staff to flood Costa Blanca streets for annual food festival

ORIHUELA’S Medieval Market will be a lot safer, this weekend, thanks to additional staff on hand to deal with emergency events.

Suffering farmers in Spain’s Andalucia to block busy highway with tractors in Valentine’s Day protest at Trump’s olive tariffs

During 2019, Spain’s olive export rate to America was slashed by almost 15,000 tonnes after the US imposed a 25% levy on the product

Free buses take food festival lovers to ‘magic’ medieval market this weekend in Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE HISTORIC centre of Orihuela explodes into life this weekend, as the city celebrates its annual Medieval Market, with 300 food and...

Spain to combat obesity by increasing taxes on junk food

The new government cabinet have made their intentions clear on the country’s fight against obesity with a proposal to increase the vat on certain, unhealthy foods

Japanese knife skills meet Spanish cuisine in Cordoba

The two Japanese knife masters were selected from a total of 132 fellow chefs to make the journey across the world

BITTERSWEET: Confectionery giant Haribo takes legal action against students in Spain who invented ‘boozy gummy bears’

Each of the sweets contains 15% alcohol, with seven to nine of the gummies equalling a 150ml glass of wine

British favourite Spar to open four new supermarkets in Andalucia and western Spain

Iceland stores, operated by Overseas Supermarkets, are already a popular feature on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Estepona’s popular San Luis gourmet food market closes after less than two years in setback for ‘Garden of the...

IT was designed to take the gastronomic offering in Estepona to yet another level.  But after less than two years, the San Luis Mercado has...

Spain’s tap water among Europe’s most DANGEROUS, study finds, increasing risk of bladder cancer

SPAIN is one of the countries in Europe with the most dangerous tap water, it has been revealed.
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