Monday, September 21, 2020

Make your own paella as Spain’s Valencia region celebrates ‘World Paella Day’

PAELLA is one of the first Spanish dishes most people name, but in case you don't know, the Valencia region is where...

Battle of the paellas in world showdown over Spain’s famous dish in Valencia

ONE of Spain's most traditional dishes will be served up this Sunday(September 20) as World Paella Day will be celebrated for the...

Crianza from La Rioja voted Spain’s best wine at 2020 Sommelier Awards

ONTANON CRIANZA by Bodegas Ontanon has been voted Spain’s highest ranking wine at the 2020 Sommelier Awards in San Francisco.

Food truck owned by Spanish dictator Franco served up at auction

FORTY FIVE years after his death, the food truck belonging to General Francisco Franco, Spain’s dictator for 36 years, has been sold...

OUTRAGE as Hindu God Ganesh used in advert for beer event in Spain

HINDU god Ganesh isn’t the first figure you would equate with drinking pale ale. But Spain’s brewers association...

Stainless steel food storage options for your commercial kitchen

When it comes to arranging space in the commercial busy kitchens, stainless steel is the best and most desirable category of equipment, tools, and...

HANDS OFF OUR HAM: Outrage in Spain as plans are made to make ‘Iberian’ ham stateside

TRADITIONALLY, Iberian ham comes from acorn-fed blackfoot pigs. It is an ingredient unique to the Iberian Peninsula and is deeply intertwined with...

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
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