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Food & Drink

Don’t take the biscuit!: Wheat shortage due to Ukraine war leads to price rises in Spain

Ordinarily, Spain imports much of its wheat and similar grain-crops from Kiev. However, the availability of this has been impeded due to the war in Ukraine.

Taking it to the Max at Max Beach restaurant in Mijas on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THERE is no shortage of restaurants in Mijas – but there are a few that stand out either for the remarkable quality of their...

Royal McGregor bar in Calahonda on Spain’s Costa del Sol offers a Scottish welcome

CALAHONDA’S newest bar has opened and it offers a right royal welcome to all customers. Step through the door and a warm Scottish greeting awaits. Landlord...

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...

Calorie counting: The difference between the UK and Spain

As calorie counting gains momentum in the UK, Susannah Grant takes a look at how Spain is battling the bulge.

True Valencian paella is under threat from global warming, warn scientists in Spain

THE traditional Valencian paella is under threat from global warming, warn researchers in Spain, who fear one of the key ingredients is nearing extinction...

The Winchester: A pub with a difference in Moraira on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Winchester bar and restaurant is tucked away among the pine trees on the outskirts of Moraira. Formerly Monroes Carvery, the owners have now extended...

NGO chef seeks volunteers in Spain’s Malaga to help provide hot food for Ukrainian refugees

SPANISH chef Jose Andres has taken his NGO to provide hot food to refugees who have fled the Russian invasion. Andres, however, needs volunteers to...

Spain’s Malaga to host 1st Andalucian celiac awareness day on May 26

Spain’s Malaga to host 1st Andalucian celiac awareness day on May 26

RavioXo: World’s best chef Dabiz Muñoz opens new restaurant showcasing pasta dishes in Madrid 

MADRID will see the opening of a new pasta restaurant RavioXO on Monday, the latest offering from the ‘enfant terrible’ of Spain’s culinary world,...

Aromatiq Lounge: Treat yourself to goodness!

Aromatiq Lounge has fresh local food and premium signature cocktails

Festive nougat shortage threat as worst April weather on record wipes out 70% of almond harvest on Spain’s Costa...

AWFUL WEATHER in April has devastated the almond harvest on Costa Blanca, threatening nougat production for this Christmas. Alicante Province suffered the wettest and coldest...

Spain’s Alicante to host first ever tortilla conference

ALICANTE has been chosen to host Spain’s first national tortilla de patatas conference. The conference will feature demonstrations and tastings of what is one of...

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...

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...

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...

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