Tag: Organic

Zero-waste, Eco-friendly Shopping in Palma

Based in Santa Catalina, NU Market are pioneers on the island in offering sustainable, zerowaste and locally sourced shopping

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.

Sóller hike & a healthy vegan lunch

Enjoy beautiful views of Sóller valley as you hike the surrounding hills, followed by a healthy brunch at the vegan hotel Ecocirer.

Health comes first at Yerbabuena

Yerbabuena in Palma is the city’s leading health store with an extensive selection of organic products and natural therapies.

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.

Bodegas Xaloc

Bodegas Xaloc makes incredible award-winning wine in the beautiful setting of North Mallorca. Visit the vineyard yourself to sample the wine and delicious local tapas.

Superb-quality ecological Mallorcan wines

You love nature, admire equestrian excellence and like wine. Then you’ll adore Es Fangar – the huge eco finca straddling Manacor and Felanitx.

Luxury yoga retreat Mallorca

Ananda is the Sanskrit word for ‘bliss.’ It’s the sensation you’ll doubtless sink into on a yoga and wellness retreat at the magical finca Son Salas. Emily Benet met the founder, Nadine Hawa, who admits she didn’t always love yoga.

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.

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.

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.

Dr. Helen Cummins is a lifestyle editor, publisher and successful entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Palma de Mallorca for the past 20 years. She started abcMallorca.com in 2003 which has grown into one of the island’s largest websites with over 6 million visits per annum.

Her website helencummins.com is a compilation of all the things she values since moving to the island, running hc/ Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

Slow Luxury Living is what sits at the heart of the hc/ website, which aims to inspire people to slow down and appreciate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Alongside her editorial team, Helen handpicks businesses and places that adhere to SLOW: Sustainable, Local, Organic and made with Love.

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