February ends with Peccata Minuta in Palma

Ticket for Peccata Minuta

One down, six tapas to go!

Last night we were among the many tapas fans at the latest Peccata Minuta event, organised by Chefs(in) in Palma de Mallorca. The format was slightly different to their previous events, in that it was necessary to reserve places in advance and possible to buy tickets before the night. That was a shrewd move, which made the process of getting into the venue quick and easy – and must have made it a lot easier for the chefs involved to plan how much food to produce.

For 30 euros, attendees received a ticket with tear-off strips that could be exchanged for two drinks (either a wine from the Mallorcan bodega Biniagual, or artisan beer made by Beer Lovers, Mallorca), and seven tapas, each from a different chef (see my post of February 12, 2015 for details of those who participated). It was basically a seven-course tapas menu, with drinks. The Boss and I spent our journey home discussing what great value this Peccata Minuta had been. There was even a DJ playing great music, which added to the ambience and fun.

DJ from ShowCenter Palma de Mallorca

Music to eat and drink by . . .

The venue was Santa Catalina indoor market. A few stalls had chosen to open for the evening, including Frutas Ramon, which not only offers a great range of fresh produce, but also – for the third year running – is donating fresh produce for the cancer charity fundraising vegetarian dinner  ‘A Table for 100’ in April. We salute you, Frutas Ramon.

Most of those who attended were locals, although we heard a few German and English voices as we wandered from stall to stall collecting our tapas and seeking somewhere to lean while we ate.

We thought this Peccata Minuta was a great success and are already looking forward to the next one. Our favourite dishes of the night? One was Miquel Gelabert’s flan de foie amb safarnària (foie flan with purple carrots), the other was Tomeu Martí’s cruixent de bacallà Thai, fonoll i olive negra (Thai-style cod croquette with fennel and black olive) – served at his Santa Catalina market branch of Arume.

 

Well done to the chefs concerned – producing delicious dishes in what must be quite challenging conditions – and to the staff of Chefs(in), who are doing sterling work to promote the gastronomy of the Balearics. When’s the next one, please?

 

Mallorcan 'coca'

Víctor Garcia’s ‘coca’ with sardines and herb alioli

Arume

Tomeu’s delicious tapa from Arume

 

 

Miguel Gelabert tapas

‘Flan de foie amb safarnària’

 

Find out more about Chefs(in) on http://www.chefsin.es

More information about Santa Catalina market can be found on http://www.mercatdesantacatalina.com

The DJ for this night was from Show Center: http://www.showcenter.es

William Tetard of Ses Rotges

Chocolate and pineapple dessert from William Tetard of Ses Rotges in Cala Ratjada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Categories: Chefs, Food, Markets, Restaurants, Uncategorized, Wine, Wineries

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4 replies

  1. Glad you enjoyed it and that this Peccataminuta was well organised. After the terrible organisation at Mercado Olivar a few years ago I vowed never to return and have not. Am pleased to know that the event finally seems under control 🙂

  2. Hi inmyshoestravel. Thanks for your comment. We try you can enjoy the best cuisine of the Balearic Islands. Hope to see you in a new and renovated Peccata Minuta! With kind regards from Chefsin

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