Food & Drinks

Mallorca offers a variety of stylish restaurants, delicious world cuisine and a well-developed local wine industry for foodies to enjoy. You just need to know where to go! By using Lifestyle by Helen Cummins as your reference point you’ll know the best places to eat, where to buy ecological products while gaining an appreciation for Mallorcan products and recipes.

A picnic for autumn

Try out some of these delicious autumnal recipes, inspired by the season and best enjoyed surrounded by nature.

Couscous with pomegranate

Couscous is often best served simply, and in this recipe pomegranate seeds provide delicious pops of sour sweetness.

Tomato tartlet recipe

These savoury tartlets are filled with sautéed red pepper, paprika, tomatoes and basil, all encased in delicious shortcrust pastry. Try out our recipe!

Simple bean salad recipe

There’s no need to tinker with this classic bean salad, which combines white and red kidney beans with red onion, cucumber and mustard vinaigrette.

Homemade lemonade

6 lemons 250g sugar 1 litre water This is just one of several methods for…

Whole grilled corn

Place whole corn into some foil, Places little knobs of cold butter around and under…

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.

Angel food cake

Serves 4 Ingredients: 65g self-raising flour 40g sugar 1/4 teaspoon of salt 180g egg whites…

Strawberry Gazpacho

Serves 4 Ingredients: 340g fresh tomatoes 100g cucumber 300g strawberries 1 large clove of garlic…

Chilled cucumber soup

Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 large cucumbers peeled (I used both English and field cucumbers but…

A garden of earthly delights

Heidi Gobel is the green fingers behind Heidi’s Herbs, an edible flower and herb business that some of Mallorca’s most innovative chefs are consulting with.