Friday, September 22, 2023

Food & Drink

Review: La Granada Divino, Gaucin

Gordon Ramsay took it apart and put it back to together again in his usual fashion… but now that the dust has settled, how good is La Granada Divino really? Jon Clarke went to find out

Barcelona bar only hiring waiters over 50

Entrepanes Diaz, a trendy bar in the heart of the Catalan capital, is now only hiring waiters over 50

Campaign to save Almeria’s ‘most famous tapas bar’

Casa Puga will be forced to shut in March due to a change in rental laws

Grand re-launch for romantic Ronda getaway

Hotel Molino del Puente is back after a winter refurbishment

How to beat the top food crimes

Your guide to staying healthy

Gordon Ramsay’s Costa del Nightmares show works wonders for Fuengirola restaurant

Chef Gordon Ramsay slams Fuengirola restaurant’s disgusting conditions before turning them into deep-fried celebs

Michelin-starred trio make luxury food affordable in Madrid

David Munoz of DiverXO, Roberto Ruiz of Punto MX and Jordi Roca of El Celler de Can Roca launch El Corte Ingles food court

Celebrate Granny’s cooking at Fuengirola food festival

La Cazuela de la Abuela - Grandma's casserole festival - offers bitesize treats at bargain prices

Jamie Oliver feeds the 500

Jamie Oliver makes a massive paella, while the Olive Press gives the background to the TV chef's top secret trip to Andalucia

Bistro with a sushi twist opens in Marbella’s Corte Ingles

A bistro with a difference has been drawing the crowds to Marbella

Where to eat in San Pedro de Alcantara

San Pedro is slowly rivalling Marbella for good places to eat, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke

Where to eat in Sabinillas and Duquesa

You need to get the insider knowledge to find the best places to eat in Manilva

Almeria paints town red for tomato festival

With music, live cookery shows and tomatoes galore, Almeria's tomato festival reminded participants just how vital the crop is to Andalucia

Where to eat in Estepona

Estepona has a fabulous range of places to eat from French to Flemish and from Chinese to the achingly hip, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke

Top Spanish Sollo chef dyes hair blue after losing bet

'Cordon bleu' takes on a whole new meaning for top chef

Organic success in Marbella

Company Organic with Love's ethos is growing ever more popular in Marbella

Walking the road to El Valero: home of expat author Chris Stewart

Most expats are familiar with Chris Stewart’s idyllic adventures, published in four best-selling books. So when he invited The Olive Press to his stunning farm El Valero as part of a new walking holiday, Tom Powell couldn’t wait to dust off his hiking boots

Europe expected to give green light to GM crops in vote

Spain and UK backing the change in today's vote
Catering school La consula students

Half-baked promises from Junta for Andalucian cookery schools

Cookery schools go hungry in Andalucia thanks to budget cuts and unpaid wages

Spain embraces healthier school dinners

A decade of reforms has seen Spain's school dinners embrace a healthier way of life

Don’t be naïve (Evian spelt backwards) – give up the bottle

Since the Olive Press launched a campaign to cut back on plastic two years ago, plenty of town councils, companies and individuals around Andalucia have got the message, at least with plastic bags. But when it comes to plastic bottles not everyone has, writes Josephine Quintero

La Cala golf resort appoints new wonder chef

Ivan Alvarez Santamaria honned his skillz in iconic restaurants and is sure to impress with his cuisine

Recipes for romance

Spice up your Valentine's Day with these extra-special recipes

The perfect Gin & Tonic… It’s all about the lemons!

Spain is going nuts for the very British G&T with sales up 18 per cent and even bespoke bars opening to promote the tipple. The Olive Press asked Wendy Williams to find out why

Where to eat in Benalmadena and Torremolinos

The old part of the Benalmadena is blossoming with a fine Italian, a great German steakhouse and a fabulous gourmet joint Sollo, writes Jon Clarke

Gordon Ramsay approved Granada Divino restaurant in Gaucin brings in new menu

The restaurant is sticking to Ramsay's approved recipes but have brought in a few changes for autumn




Spain sees convictions for homophobic hate crimes spike in 2022

CONVICTIONS in Spain for homophobic hate crimes rose 25% in 2022 compared to the year before. That’s according to a yearly report from the...


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