A corker of a Mallorcan Christmas

Just after Christmas last year we had lunch at Miceli in the Mallorcan village of Selva, as I had to write something about the restaurant. The décor of the place was festive in a modern and subtle way, and we were very taken by the small Christmas trees – made from wine bottle corks – that decorated each table. We liked them so much we decided to have a go at making some ourselves this year.

The Boss is pretty nifty with his hands and with a tube of glue, so this creative project fell to him. My own contribution was to help drink the wine (not all at once, you understand), so that we eventually had the necessary number of corks (19 per tree). That was the fun part of the project! We now have three cork Christmas trees to remind us of some great Mallorcan wines we’ve enjoyed in 2014. The majority have come from either Bodegas Bordoy or Son Sureda Ric . . .



I wish you a corker of a Christmas, and hope you’ll stop by again soon to read more about Mallorca’s superb gastronomy and hotels.


PS By the way, Miceli is well worth a visit. Located in the centre of Selva, in a traditional village house, it’s open for lunch and dinner. Chef/owner Marga Coll creates each day’s menu based on what she finds at the market that morning. Her cuisine is based on traditional Mallorcan recipes, with a modern twist. I’ve had both lunch and dinner here during 2014. If it were a bit closer to our home, we’d eat here more often!


C/Angels, 11


Tel 971 87 37 84





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