Minorcan cheese.

Minorca island hopping

Excellent Mahón cheese is slighty salty in flavour due to the sea salt on the grass that the cows eat.

Fresh fish at a fish market in Majorca.

Modern Mediterranean

Each chapter opens with a fascinating introduction explaining the history and provenance of each ingredient, with information on key suppliers and when each ingredient is at its best.

Apricots from Porreres.

Apricot crop badly hit by the weather

The bulk of Majorca’s harvest comes from the Porreres area and last year growers started selling their apricots with an identification tag indicating they were exclusively from that part of the island.



What's on in Majorca: 17-23 June

Fiestas for Sant Joan collide with midsummer and Palma's Nit de Foc; party and music for Midsummer's Eve in Palmanova and Santa Ponsa; Corpus Christi and so the Dance of the Eagles and Sant Joan Pelós in Pollensa. Also in Pollensa, many music acts in the streets for World Music Day. The WTA Mallorca Open in Santa Ponsa.




Letters to the Editor

One reader wrote about the London knife stabbings and the other reader wrote about Britons not obtaining Spanish citizenship.