Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Spanish ‘freeganism’ movement converts trash into dinner

The Comida Basura, a group committed to the principle of antiwaste, targets food waste in Spain by digging through rubbish bins and reusing food to make communal meals

In Boca: Calima

Olive Press editor Jon Clarke reviews Andalucia’s top restaurant Calima

Wonderful, wonderful watermelon

There is more to this delicious fruit grown in Andalucia than first meets the eye, discovers Wendy Williams

Fresh fish cuts cancer risk

New study has shown that eating it at least once a week reduced the risk of colon and rectal cancer

Where to eat and sleep in Mojacar

The best places to hotels and restautants in the area

Spanish chef Dani Garcia flying high

Marbella chef is to design the menus served to passengers flying business class with Iberia

Ferran Adria set to launch a gastronomic encyclopedia

Bullipedia will serve as an online resource for all things food-related

The joy of artichokes

With the artichoke season well under way, James Bryce looks at how to tackle this curious vegetable

Butter warning is good news for Med diet

Risk of Alzheimer´s increased by high levels of saturated fats

Will the ‘wolf’s fart’ make a good Spanish tortilla?

Huge mushroom weighing more than six kilos found in Spain

Very Bella

Rudi Heer is at the helm of new restaurant Bella Vista in Manilva

In Boca: Reina Zingara

Jon Clarke is treated to a spot of levitation at San Roque’s wonderful new restaurant Reina Zingara, a genuine Queen of the South

Fancy a ‘Chris Stewart week’?

An opportunity to spend seven days of walking, talking, eating and drinking with the Driving Over Lemons author

Cheap Aldi wine from Spain wins international award

The bottle of red excelled against wines 10 times the price

In Boca: Alberts Bar & Grill

Jon Clarke discovers this Puerto Cabopino restaurant's transformation from kitsch to kitchen confidential

Taking the Slow Food route for growth in Andalucia

Launch of new Costa del Sol Slow Food group and ‘KM 0’ incentive could be shot in the arm for local producers... and ultimately the economy, writes Jon Clarke

Titanic portions, please

A chance to enjoy what Titanic passengers ate the night the ship sank in 1912

Organic farming triples in Malaga province

Malaga province is producing more and more organic food

Unexpected treasure in Cadiz

Somelier opens secret gem Polear in the heart of the Cadiz hinterland

Andalucia’s ‘home of fun’ that is hardly on the map!

While lost in the Cadiz/Malaga borders, Alcala del Valle is authentically Andaluz and full of spirit, discovers Wendy Williams

Record harvest of olives needed to weather the storm

This year's bumper crop could could prove vital after low rainfall and frost damages predictions for the coming year

Tarra-gone from Spain

Freak weather conditions have caused turmoil to Spain’s crops and celebrated herb tarragon, discovers Wendy Williams

Estepona: Coast with the most

There are some great beach restaurants in Estepona... and a few chestnuts in the town centre too, discovers Jon Clarke

In Boca: Asador Cancha II

Jon Clarke discovers a feeling of true privilege at this private polo estate near Sotogrande

Keep on sharing your dining secrets with the Olive Press!

The Dining Secrets of Andalucia website is fast becoming THE region’s top food and restaurant source

Green vino on show in Spain

Spain is set to host the third International Organic Wine Fair