Gardening in Majorca

Red hroned beetle is still killing off the Palm trees.

Growing season all year round

Every month has its own garden smell about it and surely November must have the smell of wood fires as all that garden waste that won’t decompose can now be burnt.

Weekend Food

Bacalao al Pil-Pil.

Salty sensation

To prepare any dish with salted cod, you simply have to follow properly the procedure to remove the salt, as it obviously needs to be re-hydrated and de-salted before use.

Wild Majorca

Sardinian Warbler.

Hanging on in there

There are still some good pockets of sunshine to be had, so some species take advantage of this to fulfil their breeding and life cycles.

Did You Know

Goats are the largest 'caza mayor' in Mallorca.

Words and more...

Every now and then we lack adjectives that make all the difference when we want a specific meaning.

Food & Fosh

Wild thing...

Here in Majorca, a local variety called “Esclatasangs” is extremely popular and they are in season right now.

Weekend Food

Pumpkins have a wonderful flavour and a smooth, silky texture that lends itself to so many interesting dishes.

Happy Halloween

Iberian meatballs with spiced pumpkin and chickpea stew and Curried pumpkin soup with coconut milk are today's recipes.

Local News in your area

Views of the Soller Valley.

Spotlight on Soller

The Ex Pat community plays a huge part in the fund raising activities here and are always unfailingly generous with their time and money.

Weekend Food

Kale & Fresh Herb Soup with crumbled Feta.

Working class hero

Marc Fosh is the first and only British Chef to be awarded a Michelin Star in Spain.

Recipes for today are Kale & Pistachio Pesto and Kale & Fresh Herb soup with crumbled feta.

Gardening

Loquat trees will already have small bunches of blossom.

Gardening in Majorca

It really is growing season all year round so no matter what seeds you put in the ground you can be sure they will germinate, all of the ones we consider ‘spring vegetables’ in Northern gardens will thrive if planted now.

Did You Know

Glycerine soap can be bought from Mercadona.

Words and more...

It was the biggest surprise of the year and to make it last as long as possible I’ll use it only for showering — I’ll wash my hands with a glycerine soap from Mercadona.

Local News in your Area

Soller Autumn views.

Spotlight on Soller

The Soller Valley has many establishments that are open all year but we really sense the change of direction as November arrives.

Gardening

Bougainvillea is still full of colourful bracts in the Autumn.

Gardening in Majorca

A tree/shrub that is coming into flower again is the Callistemon better known as Bottlebrush because of the shape the flower heads form, just like a bottle brush from the kitchen sink.

Weekend Food

One of nature’s gifts right now is aubergine.

The sensory kitchen

Marc Fosh is the first and only British Chef to be awarded a Michelin Star in Spain.

Recipes for today are Moussaka with minted pea puree and Majorcan-style aubergines.

Wild Majorca

Dunlin often share the same feeding grounds as Snipe.

Mishaps and Mayhem!

This week I am going to take a light-hearted look at my own collection of mishaps, from being electrocuted to head banging a hide door, from being frisked to causing panic on the beach.

SPECIAL

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We have produced a 32 page special which underlines the joys of Majorca

There are features on food, the tourist industry and even a full What's On Guide. This supplement is also being distributed from the Balearic stand at the World Travel Market.

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Today's weather

Cloudy with sunny intervals and a chance of some localised showers.

Sports

Lifestyle

Sports

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Soller tram

Spotlight on Soller

On November 20 2019 the proceeds from all Soller train journeys will be given to UNICEF.

Lifestyle

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London Fair

View of Magaluf which is part of Calvia

Calvia, your better choice

Calvia is committed, year after year, to improve the quality of services, visitor safety and environmental protection.

London Fair

Innside Calvia Beach Rooftop.

The New Magaluf, have you heard?

Meliá Hotels International have invested more than 250 million euros in the resort of Magaluf, which has become a centre of innovation for holiday experiences.

London Fair