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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

The Brandy Club

“He who aspires to be a hero, must drink brandy,” said the 18th century writer Dr Samuel Johnson. For those who aspire to be a brandy connoisseur, there’s a special club based here in Mallorca – as Soledad Bescós explains.

Cinnamon Rolls

You too could be sitting down this summer to the delicious brunch including Cinnamon Rolls enjoyed at Son Boronat. Here is Johnnie Kobbelgaard’s easy-to-follow recipe . . .

Pancakes With Blueberries

You too could be sitting down this summer to a delicious brunch with pancakes and blueberries enjoyed at Son Boronat. Here is Johnnie Kobbelgaard’s easy-to-follow recipe . . .