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Food & Drink

From awesome to gruesome: Ten of Spain’s most outlandish dishes to try before you die

Our top 10 picks from Spain's lesser-known culinary larder...

Could Spain’s restaurant industry be the answer to its refugee crisis?

AS bombs rained down from the sky in Syria, all 38-year-old Wesal could think of were her children. In terror, she fled the civil...

Troubled city centre indoor food market to be rejuvenated after council intervention on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA Council plans to put some life back into the beleaguered La Plasa Food Market in the heart of the city. They have instructed a...

Ten of the most desirable (and expensive) delicacies produced in Spain

WE ALL know Spain has good food. But look beyond the paella and tapas and you can discover some of the most expensive culinary...

Can vegan butchers help Spain give meat the chop?

As 'veganuary' gets underway and an uproar over meat consumption engulfs Spain's political leaders, The Olive Press takes a look at the growing trend in meat subsititutes.

Roscon de Reyes: What you should know about Spain’s traditional Christmas cake

YOU won’t find mince pies or heavy fruit cake in Spain at Christmas, instead the ubiquitous seasonal cake is a Roscon de Reyes, a...

Why Malaga farmers believe the humble avocado should have mass a-peel in Spain

IT is only the start of January but the first of this season’s crop of avocados from Malaga are already in high demand across...

A million hectares of countryside makes Spain the world’s number one country for vineyards

WITH areas of vineyards around the world being lower than ever before, Spain still has vast swathes of countryside dedicated to grape growth. Countries such...

RAT-A-PHEWEE!: Man bites into rat’s head lurking in the veg while dining in southern Spain

A MAN in Malaga tucking into a meal of beans and potatoes noticed something wrong when one mouthful seemed a bit too crunchy for...

Feliz Navidad: The best cocktail recipes to boost the Christmas spirit!

THE one sure-fire way to bag a kiss under the mistletoe this winter is to combine a little Christmas spirit with a lot of...

La Inglesa: The extraordinary love story behind a winery in the heart of Spain’s Andalucia and the Englishwoman that...

NESTLED in the heart of Andalucia you can find the Sierra de Montilla (Cordoba), an unexpected paradise for wine lovers. Often eclipsed by the nearby...

The nutty and sweet Spanish Christmas treat that’s worth getting your teeth into!

MANY a Spaniard enjoys tucking into the festive treat of turron which can challenge the strongest teeth and best dentures! Turrons are a nougat-like confection,...

Snails and thistles: These are the weird and wonderful regional Christmas dishes eaten across Spain

CHRISTMAS would not look a lot like Christmas without traditional dishes and desserts. In countries like the United Kingdom, Christmas without roast potatoes and gravy...

Top traditional Christmas treats you’ll find in Spain’s Andalucia

Indulge yourself this Christmas with our guide to Spain's Navidad nibbles

WARNING: Why doing this one thing during the traditional Christmas Eve feast in Spain could be a danger to...

THE traditional Christmas feast in Spain takes place on Christmas Eve and is likely to involve an inordinate amount of seafood – and you'll...

Top traditional Spanish culinary delights to enjoy this Christmas

AS with most countries across the world, Spain's Christmas and Three Kings celebrations centre around three core ingredients, family, laughter and food. Traditionally in Spain,...

Expert tips on how to choose great festive wines from Spain to try this Christmas

Ben & Matthew from Simply Spanish Wine offer their tips on great festive wines to try this Christmas.

Mallorca restaurant awarded two-Michelin stars as Spain’s Balearic Islands gain ground as foodie destination

MALLORCA once again has a two-Michelin starred restaurant, putting the island firmly on the haute-cuisine map. Voro, the restaurant run by chef Alvaro Salazar at...

Valencia restaurants shine with six new Michelin stars out of 31 awarded across Spain

THE Michelin Guide has awarded six new restaurants across the Valencia region with coveted stars confirming its place as one of the culinary hotspots...

INTERVIEW: Meet Quique Dacosta, the chef behind Deessa restaurant at Madrid’s Mandarin Oriental Ritz which just won its first...

The culinary genius is bringing his exquisite dishes to Madrid from Valencia, and has just won a Michelin star for his restaurant at the Ritz.

The Great Spanish Bakeoff in Ronda

IT’S beginning to smell a lot like Christmas, here in Spain, when the buttery aroma of mantecados warm from the oven wafts from bakeries...

SubliMotion: Ibiza restaurant crowned most expensive dining experience in the world

DINERS with exceptionally deep pockets should head to SubliMotion in Ibiza which has been recognised as the most expensive tasting menu in the world.  The...

COVID-19 passport putting off ‘angry’ Benidorm bar and restaurant customers on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Benidorm hospitality association claims the mandatory use of the COVID-19 passport inside bars and restaurants is driving away customers. COBRECA president, Pablo Gonzalez, told...

World’s Most Popular Wines: Price VS Rating

There's nothing better than a good glass of wine. We enjoy discussing wine, learning about wine, and conducting research on wine. Uncorking a bottle...

DiverXo: ‘World’s best chef’ David Muñoz raises price tag to become the most expensive restaurant in Spain

JUST months after Spain’s culinary whizz kid David 'Dabiz' Muñoz was voted ‘Best Chef in the World’ he has upped the price of a tasting...

IN PICS: Dine in the Madrid sky at the tallest restaurant in Spain

IT BRINGS new meaning to the term ‘haute cuisine’; A new restaurant has opened in a Madrid skyscraper to become the highest dining establishment...

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