Sunday, January 19, 2020

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.

Tiny town in Spain’s Andalucia bags national award for its anis liqueur, drunk by farmers before work

According to locals; it has a warming ‘sherry-type quality’, perfect for preparing for a cold day in the fields

Artificial intelligence and fish ageing on agenda as international culinary jet set land at Madrid Fusion in Spain

Now in its 18th year the culinary congress, Madrid Fusion, will also address the relationship between neuro-marketing and haute cuisine, as well as ethics and environmental responsibility

Outrage as 103 streets on Spain’s Costa del Sol BANNED from opening new bars and restaurants

A TOTAL of 103 streets have been forbidden to open new hospitality businesses for the next five years.

Leading Costa del Sol private chef brings fine dining to the comfort of your own home (or office)

My Chef at Home Spain can provide food every occasion for groups of up to 50

Patisserie Porn – Sex toys baked into festive dishes at Costa Blanca baker in celebration of Reyes.

VIBRATORS, Chinese balls and other sex toys were baked into pastries by an Elche pastry company to celebrate Reyes, this weekend.

From sausages to sardines, these are the Top 10 WORST paellas making Spain go loca!

Jamie Oliver already angered Spain for his use of chorizo and now the Olive Press has compiled a Top 10 of the ugliest examples of Spain’s signature dish

The 8 best Spanish restaurants to visit in Marbella’s San Pedro de Alcantara in 2020

SAN Pedro de Alcantara has been making a name for itself in the food stakes for years now.  Just west of Puerto Banus, the town...

Spain to Falklands squid trade could be devastated by Brexit, warn fishermen

“Politicians in Spain and Britain are doing nothing and we are walking off a cliff”

APRÈS SCOFF: There are mountains of good places to eat in Spain’s Sierra Nevada, writes Jon Clarke

Excellent dishes this season include a ceviche of scallops in a bloody Mary sauce and an amazing false risotto with coconut milk, kimchi and prawn

British expats’ favourite sweets revealed, as overseas orders for vintage candy soar by 40%

“There’s definitely been a surge in appetite for traditional confectionery this year and although you can find sweets in other countries, there’s nothing quite like a bag of sweets from home”

Olive Press gets an exclusive Christmas baking lesson from the nuns of southern Spain

People here say that the nun’s reposterias taste of home cooking, old village kitchens and a bit of heaven

Festive fun and free food at Costa Blanca feria, hundreds involved

FORMENTERA del Segura celebrated its local food and culture at the town’s 11th annual Christmas market, earlier this month.

WARNING: Do not do THIS while eating prawns in Spain

A health body has sounded the alarm over high levels of cadmium (Cd) in the crustacean

RANKED: Spain’s 10 most popular tapas dishes

THERE is something genius about tapas.  What other culinary phenomenon allows you to eat so many different things at one sitting over an hour or...

Two Valencian wines costing under €7 named joint-winners in contest to find ‘best value in the supermarket’

TWO wines in the Valencian Community have been named as joint-winners in a nationwide contest to find the 'best value in the...

300 legs of jamon nicked from back of truck while driver took a siesta on Spain’s Costa del Sol

MORE than 300 legs of jamon have been stolen from the back of a lorry while the driver took a nap on the Costa...

SLICE IS RIGHT: Experts reveal the best-tasting jamon you can buy from Spain’s supermarkets – from as little as...

Experts have tested the DNA makeup of each meat product before running a taste trial, judging on aroma, flavour, texture, colour and saltiness

Marbella has itself a white Christmas thanks to the Ski Lodge at La Sala Puerto Banus

La Sala’s two-course Christmas Party menu is available for just €19.95, with an upgrade to a glass of Cava and half a bottle of house wine for €29.95

Brexit beer ‘Don’t Leave Me This Way’ mocks Boris Johnson and is now available for British expats in Spain

The drink, which typically retails at €3, was released with a vintage 1950s-style poster

CHRISTMAS MIRACLE: This new Spanish invention removes ALL alcohol from wine, making it 0% ABV

The machine can half the alcohol content in a bottle of wine in 10 minutes and even reduce it to zero

Andalucian country pub serves up craft beer, live music and burgers made from zebra, crocodile and kangaroo

HAVE you ever heard of burgers made from crocodile, zebra and kangaroo? You have now thanks to Bar Allioli,...

Alicante conquers eastern Spain with 16 STARS in the Michelin Guide Spain & Portugal 2020 – find a restaurant...

ALICANTE has been crowned the gastronomy king of the Comunidad Valenciana with 16 Michelin stars. The province outshone Castellón...

Andalucia wins big at Spain Michelin Guide 2020 with three restaurants taking new stars

In total 18 new restaurants received stars in Portugal and Spain