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Majorca celebrates the Gastronomy Carnival which is also known as Dijous Llarder.
Ensiamadas and other treats for "Dijous Llarder".
Mercat 1930, Palma Gastronomic Market, on the Paseo Marítimo opened on Friday.
Inca's second fair this coming weekend, Porreres has its fair with a focus on local produce, Port Adriano has another street food festival, and in Paguera there's a weekend of artisan craft. In Can Picafort, demons will be on the prowl on Friday night as part of the Saladina Art Fest.It has been confirmed that the Oktoberfest in Palma can continue; the health and safety issues have been resolved. This Thursday, there will be a special artist appearing, and the event will now continue until 31 October, when there will be a Halloween special.
A big week for fairs. The first of the four Inca fairs is this weekend. As usual it has an enormous array of different elements - ecology/sustainability; a wine night; gastronomy; music and more. Elsewhere, there are fairs in Campos, Consell (demons on Saturday night), Felanitx and Santanyi. On a musical note, the Balearic Symphony Orchestra starts its new season on Thursday. Palma's Oktoberfest begins, also on Thursday, and Tapalma 2016 gets under way on Wednesday.
The Legends Cup ATP Champions Tour event is at Palma Sport & Tennis Club for four days from Thursday. Llucmajor has its next fair on Sunday. There is a good deal of gastronomy knocking around, such as Cala Ratjada's fresh fish weekend that starts on Friday and Puerto Soller's fishy fair on Saturday.
It is "fantastic news" that prestigious foreign publications should be presenting Palma in such a positive way.
"There is so much more than sobrassada and Quely biscuits, but that is all they seem to bring out at events overseas."
This fair is one of the three large annual European events for the travel and tourism industry - the other two being Berlin’s ITB and London’s World Travel Market.
In the 2016 Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal, Zaranda is the only Spanish restaurant to obtain a second star other than Coque (chef Mario Sandoval) in Madrid.
“The Spanish take the Repsol guide extremely seriously so it will help us with the domestic market.”
"If I explain the creative process in the context of cooking, everyone understands it because everyone eats.”
The aims of this were to get Balearic products better known in the UK (with the potential to increase sales in the UK) and to show what the Balearic Islands offer as a destination for gastronomy.
The World Travel Market opens in London on Monday and the Balearic Islands are going to be pushing sport and gastronomic tourism.