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.

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.

A perfect recipe for a festive al fresco

Discover some Mallorcan inspired Christmas recipes to try at home that can be enjoyed both indoor and out.

Mallorca’s premium artisanal cheese

There are only three cow cheese producers on Mallorca and of those Formatges Burguera is the only one making cheese using milk from their own cows.

In search of the Mediterranean lifestyle

It’s not surprising that so many of us aspire to living a Mediterranean lifestyle, but what does that really mean?

20 restaurants to celebrate your love on Mallorca

Celebrate your love at one of these carefully selected restaurants on Mallorca. Here is Helen Cummins’s pick of the 20 most romantic restaurants on the island. Enjoy!

“Workshop” at Baibén in Puerto Portals

In an exclusive dining room above Baiben restaurant in Puerto Portals, Michelin star Chef Arellano, shares culinary souvenirs in a “world food” experience.

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.

Vital nutrition for a healthy lifestyle

Whether dealing with anxiety, fatigue, a skin condition or the aftermath of cancer, find out how eating healthy, nutritional food can help you.

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.

A romantic rooftop hideaway in Palma

A romantic rooftop hideaway in Palma

Looking for a quiet spot for dinner away from the crowded Palma streets? An enchanting rooftop restaurant is my recommendation!

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.

Premium olive oil from Son Moragues

An olive-oil tasting, cocktails, estate tour, and an al fresco lunch provided the perfect start to spring for guests at Son Moragues. Don’t miss the photos!

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?