Tag: Gourmet

Grilled peach salad

This is one of my favourite Mediterranean summer salads. You’ll find beautiful ripe juicy peaches at the market, crumble the feta cheese and add the best jamón serrano you can find with a handful of rucula mixed with mint leaves and sprinkle with caramelised walnuts for a delightful salad that is sure to impress your friends.

Probably the best beer in Mallorca?

In a region better known for its wine, one determined Belgian has constructed a temple to artisan beer. A successful architect, a licensed farmer and a passionate beer maker; Emily Benet meets the driving force behind Toutatis.

A Sóller success story

From the mini-fridges in each room to tiles lining the stair- way everything was found and fixed up for this unique, “veggie” hotel, tucked away on a tranquil side street off the main plaza in Sóller.

Luxury Guide to Marrakech

Need a few days away? Marrakesh is the perfect place to relax and unwind in an exotic location filled with luxury hotels and boutique style riads. Here’s your complete guide to Marrakech.

A boutique hotel designed for two!

An unexpectedly sophisticated urban boutique hotel in Campos designed with ‘two’ in mind… Book now to enjoy couples paradise.

The best breakfast in the world

This is where I go to celebrate a special occasion or entertain important guests who I want to impress. In my opinion, this is truly a memorable experience.

TripAdvisor: Friend or foe?

Review site TripAdvisor has won both fans and enemies. Restaurants, reviewers, users and a food critic consider the pros and cons.

Travel with a difference

Discover textile dying, pottery, farming techniques, archaeology and much more on one of these special trips. Read on to find out more.

A vegan lifestyle

Barbara and Martjin have chosen a different way of life. The young creative couple share their dreams of a new authentic life on Mallorca.

The island’s organic ketchup

Two young men, Llorenç Pons and Alejandro Arranz, produce the first completely natural ketchup from the iconic Mallorcan ‘ramellet’ tomato. Find out more.

Selecting a Good Champagne

Selecting a good bottle of champagne can be tricky so we asked an expert to put together a list of good champagnes on a reasonable budget.

Meet Slow Food activist Laura Buades

Ever since Laura Buadas founded the Balearic branch of the worldwide Slow Food movement, she’s been helping people on Mallorca eat healthily and fairly.

International Dinner Parties

Adrienne Cullen is an author and journalist based in south-west France. She’s an enthusiastic dinner party hostess – and an even more enthusiastic guest.

Rodrigo de la Calle at Hilton Sa Torre

The renowned gastro-botanical chef from El Invernadero in Madrid recently created two extraordinary dinners at the hotel, including this abcMallorca Chef’s Table event.

Al Fresco Flair

Take one interior designer, a florist, a unique setting and some delicious food and you have the ingredients for the perfect al fresco brunch this summer. abcMallorca went to Hotel Son Boronat to follow this recipe for a memorable meal . . .

Make your Mojito

Watching a barman prepare a mojito is an experience tinged with frustration: you can’t wait for your cocktail but he seems to take forever to make it. So why are we so willing to wait for this light and refreshing drink made from rum, mint, lime, water and ice?

Top 10 Favourite Restaurants in the World

Not necessarily the world’s best restaurants, these are simply my personal favourites of all those in which I’ve had the pleasure to try. So, if you find yourself in any of these cities, I am happy to recommend these to you. Bon appétit!

Hosting the Perfect Party

Whether it is an intimate dinner for 2, or a fantasy filled feast for 30 we can help you to create a memorable event with a flawless flair.