Thursday, October 28, 2021

Food & Drink

After Lavapies was crowned Spain’s coolest neighbourhood here are the top 10 other hip hoods worth a visit

EVERY city in Spain has its colourful neighbourhoods whose rhythms move according to the culture and customs of their inhabitants. Lavapies in Madrid -...

Green vino on show in Spain

Spain is set to host the third International Organic Wine Fair

Gillian Keller deciphers the mysteries of food labelling in Spain

Be wary of misleading packaging on food in supermarkets

A restaurant on Spain’s Costa del Sol is selling prepaid vouchers to use once the restaurant reopens, with proceeds...

A RESTAURANT on the Costa del Sol has been offering customers the opportunity to buy prepaid vouchers, to use once the restaurant reopens.

Fun olive facts

A few fun facts about olives to pull out at the next pub quiz

Half of all Spanish restaurants found to be selling fake fish

MORE than 50% of Spanish restaurants are mislabelling fish on their the menus. The survey of more than 200 restaurants by AZTI Technology Centre showed...

Spain to export stone fruit to China

Chinese inspectors will visit next month to inspect farms and factories, with exports by air expected to begin this year

Spain’s magnificent seven wine impress US

In terms of value seven Spanish wines come up trumps in America's rating of 100 top wines

After-eight: Malaga’s Michelin-starred dining delights

Malaga’s march to restaurant supremacy gathers speed, with eight Michelin stars dished out in the region

WATCH: Police in Malaga seize 6,000kg cocaine hidden in bananas and recover guns and €300,000 in cash

Drug traffickers had hidden the cocaine, believed to have originated from Ecuador, underneath bananas in cardboard boxes

Say cheese! Queseria Sierra Crestellina in Casares

The irresistable cheeses of Queseria Sierra Crestellina are famous across Spain, writes Jacqueline Fanchini

English sparkling wine explodes onto international market

The number of importing nations grew by a third in 2016

Spanish scientists develop electronic tongue to help grape farmers

New device will tell farmers when their grapes are ripe to harvest

Serrania de Ronda’s Molino del Santo confident of bumper season

AS the international press predicts a bumper year for Spanish tourism thanks to the many 'off-limit’ countries, some local businesses are already making plans...

World’s first gin made from 100% mango launched on Costa del Sol

THE world's first gin made from 100% mango has been launched in Malaga. The orange-coloured Ballix mango gin is made from the Osteen mango, grown...

How a rural Ronda hotel maintains its number one status

IT isn’t easy reaching the number one spot on TripAdvisor, but Hotel Molino del Santo in the Serrania de Ronda has held it for...

Why a ‘new’ British vegan milk has outraged Spain

OH dear, Brits have annoyed Spanish foodies. Again. Just two weeks ago, Morrisons' cheesy churros became a viral sensation for all the wrong reasons. A flurry...

100 Montaditos and its plan to conquer America

The popular Spanish chain hopes to open 500 more stores in the US by 2015

Thumbs up for La Sala by the Sea in Puerto Banus

The Marbella spot has won the 2015 Trip Advisor certificate of excellence

Spain named the best holiday destination in the world in new survey

It came first in every category bar one

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

Two restaurants in Spain named in top ten best restaurants for 2021 by Tripadvisor

THE best fine-dining restaurants have been named by Tripadvisor, with two restaurants in Spain making the top ten.  Beating out the likes of Quintessenza and...

A different sort of noise: Lenox Napier’s Portuguese adventure

I last visited the other side of the Iberian peninsula two decades ago with an old black and white guidebook from 1957… so it wasn’t really much of a surprise that Portugal had changed a bit, writes Lenox Napier

Vegan junk food arrives in Barcelona with lines of punters waiting for guilt free burgers

WHILE going vegan is often considered a health conscious option, meat-free diners like to splurge on calories now and then too. Fast food vegan...

Eating out in the Aracena

You are spoilt for choice with good places to eat in Aracena, discovers Jon Clarke

Costa Blanca-made orange liqueur goes ‘viral’ after childhood cough medicine nostalgia in Spain

AN orange liqueur has created a social media buzz in Spain as drinkers say it reminds them of their childhood days of taking a...

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