Author: Jan Edwards

Guided Visit & Tasting Menu in Sa Vall, Manacor

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If you’re a fan of farm-to-table-eating events, I can recommend spending a Friday evening at S’Hort de sa Vall, just outside Manacor. This fertile valley is home to this well-kept farm, which recently opened its farm shop on Saturday mornings under the Venda Directa scheme. On Friday evenings – at least for the next two weeks – they offer a guided tour of the farm, followed by a tasting menu dinner with wine. They plan […]

Fresh Produce from this Manacor Farm

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Anyone for plump, juicy tomatoes, recently harvested? Glossy peppers or aubergines? A thirst-quenching, cooling watermelon? These and more are among the summer vegetables and fruit grown in the beautiful, fertile valley in Mallorca near Manacor, known as Sa Vall. This peaceful Mallorcan valley is home to the rural hotel Reserva Rotana, which has its own private nine-hole golf course. But most of the rest of Sa Vall is given over to agricultural activities. We know […]

Review of the New Sa Clastra Restaurant, Castell Son Claret

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Mallorca has a new gourmet restaurant: Sa Clastra opened this season at the five-star Castell Son Claret hotel in the Es Capdellà countryside in southwest Mallorca. Sa Clastra has replaced the hotel’s former two-Michelin-star Zaranda and offers a new fine-dining experience for guests and members of the public who come for dinner. Chef Jordi Cantó Ambitious 33-year-old chef Jordi Cantó leads the kitchen, with a generous helping of Michelin-star-restaurant experience. Born in Palma, he’s worked […]