Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Chef from Spain’s Andalucia wows at Mediterranean Food Salon in France

Agustín Herrera is no stranger to success; he is also proud winner of the IV National Gastronomy Contest in 2018 and Champion of the XXIV Gastronomic Contest of the Community of Madrid in 2017

Football WAG and former British expat Julie Neville teaches you how to make Valencian paella in new Spanish cookbook

She upped sticks to Valencia in 2015, as her ex-Manchester United husband, 43, took on assistant coaching duties at the La Liga side

British expats declare ‘end of an era’ as iconic Passion Cafe closes its doors on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The cafe has served customers in the La Colonia centre, in San Pedro de Alcantara, since the early 1990s

‘TOTAL CONCERN’: Spain to China jamon and wine trade decimated by coronavirus that has killed 360 people

Spanish wine exports to China totalled 61.2 million litres in 2018, worth €144 million, while the country is Spain’s fifth largest wine market

GALLERY: Costa Blanca city hosts massive medieval market, thousands attend

TODAY is the last chance for Olive Press readers to attend one of Costa Blanca's biggest food festivals.

Costa Blanca city explodes in ‘riot of colour’ at annual medieval market

ORIHUELA became a true “riot” of colour, music and food as the annual Mercado Medieval kicked off in great style, this weekend.

You NEED to try this croqueta, voted the best in Spain

FOR the second year running, a town in Toledo has won the award for best croqueta in Spain.

Farmers in Spain’s Andalucia cut off roads with tractors and light fires in huge protest at rock bottom olive...

Since 2017 the price of extra virgin olive oil at source has plunged by 43% from €3.60 to around €1.90 per kilo

SAFETY FIRST: Emergency staff to flood Costa Blanca streets for annual food festival

ORIHUELA’S Medieval Market will be a lot safer, this weekend, thanks to additional staff on hand to deal with emergency events.

Suffering farmers in Spain’s Andalucia to block busy highway with tractors in Valentine’s Day protest at Trump’s olive tariffs

During 2019, Spain’s olive export rate to America was slashed by almost 15,000 tonnes after the US imposed a 25% levy on the product

Free buses take food festival lovers to ‘magic’ medieval market this weekend in Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE HISTORIC centre of Orihuela explodes into life this weekend, as the city celebrates its annual Medieval Market, with 300 food and...

Spain to combat obesity by increasing taxes on junk food

The new government cabinet have made their intentions clear on the country’s fight against obesity with a proposal to increase the vat on certain, unhealthy foods

Japanese knife skills meet Spanish cuisine in Cordoba

The two Japanese knife masters were selected from a total of 132 fellow chefs to make the journey across the world

BITTERSWEET: Confectionery giant Haribo takes legal action against students in Spain who invented ‘boozy gummy bears’

Each of the sweets contains 15% alcohol, with seven to nine of the gummies equalling a 150ml glass of wine

British favourite Spar to open four new supermarkets in Andalucia and western Spain

Iceland stores, operated by Overseas Supermarkets, are already a popular feature on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Estepona’s popular San Luis gourmet food market closes after less than two years in setback for ‘Garden of the...

IT was designed to take the gastronomic offering in Estepona to yet another level.  But after less than two years, the San Luis Mercado has...

Spain’s tap water among Europe’s most DANGEROUS, study finds, increasing risk of bladder cancer

SPAIN is one of the countries in Europe with the most dangerous tap water, it has been revealed.

Tiny town in Spain’s Andalucia bags national award for its anis liqueur, drunk by farmers before work

According to locals; it has a warming ‘sherry-type quality’, perfect for preparing for a cold day in the fields

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

Outrage as 103 streets on Spain’s Costa del Sol BANNED from opening new bars and restaurants

A TOTAL of 103 streets have been forbidden to open new hospitality businesses for the next five years.

Leading Costa del Sol private chef brings fine dining to the comfort of your own home (or office)

My Chef at Home Spain can provide food every occasion for groups of up to 50

Patisserie Porn – Sex toys baked into festive dishes at Costa Blanca baker in celebration of Reyes.

VIBRATORS, Chinese balls and other sex toys were baked into pastries by an Elche pastry company to celebrate Reyes, this weekend.

From sausages to sardines, these are the Top 10 WORST paellas making Spain go loca!

Jamie Oliver already angered Spain for his use of chorizo and now the Olive Press has compiled a Top 10 of the ugliest examples of Spain’s signature dish

The 8 best Spanish restaurants to visit in Marbella’s San Pedro de Alcantara in 2020

SAN Pedro de Alcantara has been making a name for itself in the food stakes for years now.  Just west of Puerto Banus, the town...

Spain to Falklands squid trade could be devastated by Brexit, warn fishermen

“Politicians in Spain and Britain are doing nothing and we are walking off a cliff”

APRÈS SCOFF: There are mountains of good places to eat in Spain’s Sierra Nevada, writes Jon Clarke

Excellent dishes this season include a ceviche of scallops in a bloody Mary sauce and an amazing false risotto with coconut milk, kimchi and prawn
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