What are you looking forward to in 2022? We’re longing to see family members and friends visiting Mallorca again. One of our greatest pleasures with foodie friends who visit is sharing food and drink experiences. And we’ve discovered quite a few different places we think friends would enjoy. Although we’re usually spontaneous when it comes to eating out plans, we do have a fabulous dinner ahead that we’re really excited about. Our great friends Duncan […]
Spain and Portugal’s culinary Oscars – the Michelin stars – were announced this evening (Tuesday, 14th December) in Valencia, at a gala held at El Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía. Here are the new stars for Mallorca: Estrella Verde for Sustainable Gastronomy: Maca de Castro, Alcúdia. Voro Restaurant in Canyamel (chef Álvaro Salazar) has been awarded two Michelin stars for 2022. Congratulations to Álvaro and all the team. Fernando P Arellano’s Zaranda – which […]
We’ve been fans of Mallorcan chef Tomeu Caldentey’s cuisine since before I began this blog. He was the first Mallorcan chef on the island to have his cuisine awarded a Michelin star, which he maintained for 14 years. In 2018 Tomeu gave up the star to change his restaurant concept to something different, more affordable and, I’m sure, less stressful. He created his new concept, Tomeu Caldentey Cuiner, in the same premises in Sa Coma, […]
Forget Black Friday. Today, November 26th, is World Olive Tree Day and it’s being celebrated in Mallorca with a number of events organised by Oli de Mallorca. This annual global homage to the olive tree – grown across five continents of the world – began back in 2019. Today we acknowledge the positive role olive trees play against global warming. Olive trees are an icon of the Mallorcan landscape (particularly in the Serra de Tramuntana), […]
Mallorca is going through a period of bad weather, thanks to Storm ‘Blas’. Although it’s still officially autumn, there’s a feeling of winter on the island. Frankly, it’s the perfect weather for comfort food, dishes that warm and satisfy, and remind you what is good about Mallorca’s cooler months. If you’re craving such food, give Cantina Panzà a try. Opened this year in the middle of September, this restaurant is within the 5-star Boutique Hotel […]
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On holiday long ago in the Florida Keys, I was offered dolphinfish in a restaurant. The waiter laughed when he saw how the ‘d’ word had alarmed me – I’d be a hopeless poker player. He then explained the dish didn’t contain a marine mammal, but a fish that’s also known as mahi-mahi, which we ate in the Caribbean. You may also see it on menus as golden mackerel. This fish – known as dorado […]
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 […]