Mallorca has plenty of traditional restaurants where a woman is at the helm in the kitchen. They’re often referred to as cooks, rather than chefs. But there are some women in restaurant kitchens on this island who are most definitely chefs. And two have just been selected by the travel guide Guía Repsol for inclusion in their list of the top ten women chefs in Spain. Macarena de Castro (Jardín, Puerto Alcúdia) and María Solivellas […]
The southwest of Mallorca is home to the Calvià municipality – home of some of the island’s most popular resorts, marinas, and tourist attractions. But this area also offers tranquillity, and we found it staying in the rurally located Finca Hotel Can Estades, less than two kilometres from the village of Calvià. The Can Estades estate has been here since the 16th century, and is surrounded by lovely countryside, with views of the UNESCO World […]
Within the past hour, the news that every decent chef in Spain and Portugal has been waiting for was announced: the Michelin stars for 2015. Last year on Mallorca there were five restaurants with Michelin-starred cuisine. For 2015 there are two new additions; the restaurants with stars in 2014 have retained them for 2015, making a total of seven restaurants each with one star. I’m pleased to say I’ve eaten in them all and can confirm that […]
Warm sunny weather added to the enjoyment of ‘Peccata Minuta’ – the gourmet tapas event organized by Chefs(in) in Inca on Sunday. Eight chefs produced some delicious tapas, which were available at a cost of three euros a portion. Money well spent, we thought, after we’d indulged ourselves in a few of them. We bought our ‘tickets’ for the number of tapas we wanted at 11am promptly, an hour before the event started, then headed off […]
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