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Brewery in Spain’s Valencia produces Ukraine solidarity beer that insults Vladimir Putin

A Valencian microbrewery is selling a new craft beer called 'F---ing Putin' to show its solidarity with the Ukraine people in the wake of...

Cerveza por favor? How to order a beer in different regions of Spain

FOR many English speakers, the very first thing they learn how to do after landing in Spain is to order a beer. While ‘una cerveza,...

Cocktail and gin heaven at special Birthday Party Night celebrating one year of Moraira’s Premium Sports & Lounge Bar...

MORAIRA'S Premium Sports & Lounge Bar will be celebrating this Saturday night(April 30) with a special first birthday party. Despite the problems last year of...

Pineberry: How a white strawberry that tastes like pineapple is proving a lucrative crop from Spain’s Huelva

YOU may have noticed the unusual looking pale strawberries on display at greengrocers across Spain. These anaemic versions with their bright red seeds are not...

British bars make up HALF the participants in town’s “amazing” tapas trail on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FORMENTERA DEL SEGURA staged its long-awaited Tapas Trail after a Covid-induced three year absence. Bars and restaurants throughout the village all joined in to celebrate...

New restaurant opens in Puerto Banus on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A unique new restaurant has now opened its doors to those in Puerto Banus. Leone, located on the seafront, offers an open-air dining experience with...

Weekend in Madrid: Five reasons why Spain’s arty capital should be drawing you in this spring

GET set, ready… Go! The masks are off and it’s time for an adventure. But nothing too exotic. Madrid is the perfect spring escape. And...

Tapas festival brings post-Covid joy as familiar faces meet up again on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TAPAS FESTIVALS are one of many reasons why people love Spain - and the Olive Press always promotes the positivity that they bring to...

Six typical Easter dishes to savour during Semana Santa in Spain

EASTER is a really big deal Spain with huge crowds of spectators lining the streets to watch the Semana Santa processions and all that...

‘Best chef in the world’ Dabiz Muñoz opens food truck in Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE chef acclaimed as the ‘best in the world’ has just opened a new venture in Puerto Banus on Spain’s Costa del Sol. Dabiz Muñoz...

Torrijas: This is the Easter treat to feast on in Spain during Semana Santa

SPAIN'S version of French toast or “eggy bread” is scrumptiously sweet, dangerously calorific and firmly associated with Easter in Spain in the same way...

Dabiz Muñoz: Three Michelin-starred chef reveals winning recipe for Spain’s famous Torrijas

TORRIJAS are the quintessential Easter treat in Spain.  For decades, this dessert has been a staple on the tables of Spanish households during Semana Santa. Now,...

€3 million fake saffron gang busted in Spain’s Malaga, Alicante and Barcelona

POLICE have arrested 11 people in  Malaga, Barcelona, Alicante, Granada and Almeria for a €3million scam that passed off gardenia extract as saffron, making...

Madrid’s Neotavern of Santerra licks rivals to score top prize at Spain’s ‘Sandwich Oscars’

MADRID is officially home to the best sandwich in Spain.  Neotavern of Santerra was crowned cream of the crop at Spain’s ‘Sandwich Oscars’, when its...

Don’t make him cry: Celebrity chef Dabiz Muñoz claims onions should never be added to Spanish tortilla

CELEBRITY chef Dabiz Muñoz has ignited fresh debate on the eternal question of what should go in an authentic Spanish tortilla. Muñoz claims that onion...

WHERE TO EAT: Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca is home to excellent cuisine

THEIR ladders were carefully pinned to the vertical cliff walls of the Marina Alta area or hung down using ropes. An ancient, thousand-year-old fishing method,...

Why you should never buy pre cut fruit and veg at supermarkets in Spain

IT is certainly more convenient and saves you having to pick up a knife and slice it yourself but Spain’s food safety agency is...

More than 3,000 people tuck into the ‘World’s Largest Stew’ in Spain’s Jabugo

CHEFS in Andalucia have served up ‘the biggest meat stew in the world’, as part of their annual food extravaganza.  The Huelva town of Jabugo, Spain’s...

Where to eat: Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca is a culinary delight

Javea is one of the true culinary capitals of the Costa Blanca, writes Jon Clarke

‘You’ll never get it right first time’: Lessons from paella cooking school in Spain’s Valencia

‘You never get paella right the first time’: What happened when novice cook Graham Keeley tried his hand at cooking Spain’s most famous dish

It’s official: These are the rules of paella as determined by researchers in Spain’s Valencia (and chorizo is most...

WHEN British chef Jamie Oliver released a paella recipe that included chunks of chorizo, it stirred more nationalistic emotions than the issue of Gibraltar’s...

Michelin-starred restaurant celebrate the artichoke on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALMORADI intends to sparke this weekend, thanks to the ‘Jewel of the Vega Baja’ - the humble artichoke. Over Saturday & Sunday, March 26 &...

Has Spain boycotted Russian salad in protest at the invasion of Ukraine?

IT is a staple on menus across Spain and often appears as a free tapas alongside a caña or glass of wine but something...

Interpol believes stolen vintage wine bottles from prestigious restaurant in Spain have ended up outside Europe

INTERPOL say they've drawn a blank over last October's theft of vintage wine believed to be worth over €1 million from a restaurant in...

Supermarkets hit by shortage as Spain’s truck driver strike continues

SUPERMARKETS across Spain are reporting shortages of some products as the strike by truck drivers continues. Fresh products such as fruit and vegetables, fish and...

World’s best chefs to gather for Madrid Fusion and celebrate cuisine in Spain

SOME of the biggest names in the world of gastronomy will be taking part in Madrid Fusion later this month in the 20th anniversary...

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