Food and drink
Spring lamb for Easter
Looking for something different for Easter this year? Here are three lamb recipes to share with family and friends.
Keep it simple
So what are the signs to look for when shopping for fish?
Sausages: ancient, tasty and extremely versatile
The thickest sausages you’ll find here are the Argentinian chorizos that are always on the menu at the island’s Argentinian and Uruguayan restaurants...
Eating out in Mallorca: Vi Vermell in Palma Old Town
Traditional tapas and “platos del dia” in a stylish setting.
Eating out in Mallorca: Superfood Garden - Palmanova
Since I first went there a couple of months ago, it has become my weekly “go to” place - alone, with friends or work colleagues.
The Butchers Block...
A whole chicken is such a valuable and versatile ingredient, and if you get a little creative, it can easily supply fast, tasty meals for 3-4 days easily.
Cocktail Hour: Nova del Mar, Port Calanova
Aside from the regular drinks menu, they often have a “cocktail of the week".
White Bean Time in Mallorca
Miserable weather calls for desperate measures.
Two new restaurants in Mallorca, recognised by the Repsol Guide 2023
The Balearic Islands now has 40 award-winning restaurants.
Eating out in Mallorca: No11 in Puerto Andratx
This week we had delicious tapas, pinxos and cocktails in a picturesque port.
A different way of making a lasagna
The three principal elements included in most lasagne are plaques of thin pasta, a meaty sauce and a bechamel sauce.
Everyday is pancake day
"Pancakes can be served as soon as they're made but they can also be made in advance..."
Eating out in Mallorca: SABA Restaurante is another hit with their tasting menu
This week we visit a restaurant inspired by Korean cuisine.
Tall stories and I never liked them
“There came a moment when burgers were made up of so many bits and pieces they were too tall to hold, even with both hands...”
We're well into the soup season
Andrew Valente tells us the rules for making an authentic Mallorcan-style ‘sofritos’ to add to your soups and stews.
Something old, something new...
“In Spain the fishing villages all along the coastline are famous for their popular fish stews and soups...”
Get cooking with Mallorcan lemons!
“Lemon appears in all kinds of cooking, sometimes as the star, sometimes in a small, uncredited cameo...”
Eating Out in Mallorca: Modi in Santa Catalina
This place was truly special and I will definitely be back!
For the best dishes get the right tomatoes
Five things happen when tomatoes are sold on the vine: they look better, are tastier, are firmer, have a longer shelf life and are slightly dearer.
Eating Out in Mallorca: La Vieja, Palma
La Vieja has an urban feel, with some spectacular graffiti...
Cocktail Hour: Brassclub, Passeig de Mallorca
We noted a flyer for live jazz on Sundays, so we decided that we would be back soon to try some more cocktails and enjoy the music.
The real beauty of the perfect brownie lies in the fact that it has to be both deliciously rich and surprisingly light.