Monday, October 14, 2019

OPINION: After an exploding rum cocktail in Spain left three people hospitalised, do we need to re-examine modern nightlife?

It is paramount that these ‘Instagenic’ elements of modern nightlife are scrutinised before being unleashed on the public

Belinda Beckett raises a toast to the sherry merry month of May in Spain, with its free-flowing booze and...

With barrels of rebujito hitched to the back of the tractor-drawn wagons you can refresh yourself as you walk/dance/stagger along the route

CULT OF MERCADONA: After a string of expat robberies we shine a light on the murky side to a...

While the company professes certain essential values for its staff to grow on a ‘personal and professional’ level, there are numerous reports suggesting otherwise...

Costa del Sol restaurant Roman Oasis shuts down after 36 years in emotional farewell for British expats

Over its four decades, The Roman Oasis attracted thousands of guests, with its quirky decor, fantastic food, and charming host Paul

Spain’s parents SLAM school dinners as 94% say canteens ‘need improvement’ amid obesity epidemic

The findings will make tough reading for schools, as just 24% of parents said that school dinners came with information about the ingredients used

Spain’s fruit and veg facing biggest threat since Brexit thanks to host of pests and parasites

Here we look across Spain for the fruit and veg most under threat from pests

HOLY CARACOLE: Why snails are slowly returning to Spain’s menus

IF you thought snails were only a French thing, think again.Caracoles are a huge tradition in Spain, and Snail Season - mid-April to late...

British expats and locals FUMING as celebrity chef Dani Garcia’s chiringuito gets go ahead on protected land in southern...

According to campaigners, Valdevaqueros is one of Spain's last wild beaches and is part of a Special Conservation Area and Biosphere Reserve for birds

Max Beach will reopen on Spain’s Costa del Sol this week with new look and night time venue planned...

It comes after the much-loved eatery at Playa Riviera on Mijas Costa was taken over by the Metro Group

New ‘miracle’ menu from Spain’s Roca brothers is for people who cannot taste

The Rocas centred their project around chocolate, to help bring back memories for those who suffer with ‘dysgeusia’

Spain has one of smallest number of food-related deaths in world

It comes after it emerged in February that Spain is the world’s healthiest country, following analysis by Bloomberg

Marbella cheesecake crowned ‘best in Spain’ is made toasted on outside but ‘undercooked’ in middle

“The secret of our cheesecake is in the delicious contrast between the toasted exterior and the creamy interior”

British expat on Costa del Sol launches ‘Sunday roast tapa’ because she ‘loves a Sunday roast’

The recipe sees a Yorkshire pudding topped with carrots, stuffing, mashed potato and a meat of your choice, served with peas and gravy

WATCH: Spanish man breaks Guinness World Record for eating most hot dogs in three minutes

Originally from Malaga, the new record-holder revealed his achievement was intended to be a ‘practice’ attempt, but he ended up doing it first time

After Dani Garcia’s shocking decision to close his three Michelin-starred restaurant, he now reveals the ‘farewell menu’ inspired by...

Garcia’s new collection of food will see some of his most classic culinary creations brought together

BREXIT FOOD MAP: Which Spanish produce will be most affected when the UK leaves the EU?

Waiting times at borders, import tariffs and working restrictions could all see the inflow of Spanish food and drink into Britain dwindle to a trickle

La La lovin’ it! New organic olive oil ‘experience’ in Ronda

THE small picture window perfectly frames the mountain range, and reason, why this corner of Spain is almost as green as England.In the shimmering...

TASTING MANILVA: Discovering another side to this expat hotspot through cottage industry wine

If you want to connect to a foreign culture, you have to find a route in

DON’T LEAF US THIS WAY: Brexit striking fear into hearts of ‘terrified’ farmers in Spain’s Andalucia

Scores of other Spanish growers export their watermelons, cucumbers and lettuces to UK giants like Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer while northern Europe freezes in the winter

There is more than just good fish restaurants in the seaside resort of Manilva

EVER since I took a photo of giant octopus’ drying on a line at one of my favourite secret chiringuitos a few years ago,...

Lidl SHOCKER as its €15 whisky crowned ‘best Scotch in world’ at awards

There are 550 Lidl stores in Spain and the retailer is the country’s 5th biggest, with 4.8% market share

PAW ME A COFFEE: New cafe in Spain lets you adopt a dog while eating brunch

The Doger cafe in Madrid, the only one of its kind in Spain, has been a hit amongst animal lovers, with 12 dogs adopted to date

Spain crowned world’s healthiest country due to ‘Mediterranean diet’

A ‘Mediterranean diet’, rich in olive oil, nuts, oily fish and vegetables, is thought to be behind the health benefits of Spain and Italy

Andalucia fruit farmers berry concerned as less than 1,000 locals apply for some 23,000 job vacancies, despite huge unemployment...

The work is mostly carried out by Moroccan women who work at least 39 hours per week, and sometimes 10 hours more

HAMMING IT UP: Andalucia’s award-winning jamon stars at Oscars after-party

And of course, Hollywood's glitterati are to wash it down with another award-winning Andalucia product - 7.5 litres of Pedro Ximenez from Jerez
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