15 November, 2019

REVEALED: Spain’s Top 10 vegetarian and vegan cities

Just 1.3% of those polled said they were vegetarian, while just 0.2% identified as vegan
4 November, 2019

Which of Spain’s restaurants are in the world’s Top 15?

A total of 584 restaurants worldwide gained a place in the 2019 edition of the culinary rankings
30 October, 2019
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SESH IS BEST: It’s healthier to binge drink at the weekend than to sip a glass of wine with your tapas each day, study finds

A GLASS of red a day, I'm afraid, will not keep the doctors at bay
28 October, 2019

HOW DAIRY! Spanish cheese grates past British rival to be named in top three in the WORLD

A SPANISH cheese has been named the third best in the world at The World Cheese Awards 2019.
25 October, 2019

Top restaurants in Spain’s Andalucia join nationwide campaign to end child hunger

In total over 1,200 restaurants across Spain will participate
4 October, 2019

Three of Spain’s wines are amongst the world’s best bottles for under $20

Eric Asimov of The New York Times included the Madrid Granito de Cadalso, the Grancanario Fronton de Oro and the Cadiz Vara y Pulgar in his top 20 wines for under $20 list.
30 September, 2019
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Virgin olive oil exports soar by almost 25% in Spain’s Andalucia thanks to reliable EU market

ANDALUCIAN exports of virgin olive oil have increased by 24%, new figures have revealed
28 September, 2019

Spain’s national delicacy Jamon Iberico can prevent digestive diseases say scientists

Scientists found that a particular variety of ham made by the Joselito family for six generations had ‘superfood’ powers.
7 August, 2019

Spain’s tapas favourites which double as cancer fighting superfoods

Recent studies by a team of researchers at Almeria University have even linked gazpacho and salmorejo, Andalucian tapa staples, to helping prevent the development of colorectal cancer
3 August, 2019

MUST TRY: Tanqueray’s new orange gin inspired by Spain’s Sevilla

The use of Sevilla oranges goes back to the distillers’ roots when founder Charles Tanqueray used these world-famous fruits in his original 1830s recipe
31 July, 2019

Spain’s FIRST boutique hotel with craft beer microbrewery opens on Costa del Sol

The factory, which cost €1 million, will employ 25 staff, pump out 300,000 litres of beer a year.
9 July, 2019

MUST TRY: Famous British-Spanish gin brewed in Cadiz’s iconic ‘sherry triangle’ RETURNS with three distinct flavours

Burdon was founded in 1821 by British expat John William Burdon, who had settled in the Cadiz port
30 June, 2019

BEERATO: Spain sells cheapest alcohol in the whole eurozone

SPAIN sells the cheapest alcohol in the eurozone, according to research by the EU’s statistics office Eurostat.
27 June, 2019

SUPERWINES: Here is your guide to the top 10 ‘bodega bargains’ on offer in Spain

LAST issue we looked at the 10 top best-scoring Spanish wines that combined the highest quality and prices
26 June, 2019

BBQ King: Ingenious pellet stove barbecues are a dream come true for cooking outdoors

FINDING the balance between providing the perfect BBQ, while also getting to spend quality times with your guests, is an age old dilemma.
18 June, 2019

TOP OF THE TIPPLES: Check out our connoisseur’s guide to 10 of the best-scoring Spanish wines

Would you pay €1,000 for a bottle of Manzanilla from Jerez?
17 May, 2019

British chef Jamie Oliver opens NEW restaurant on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Malaga province is a favourite with the dad-of-five, who singled out Ronda in particular, when he visited Andalucia for his show, Jamie's Food Escapes
29 April, 2019

HOLY CARACOLE: Why snails are slowly returning to Spain’s menus

IF you thought snails were only a French thing, think again.
28 April, 2019

Michelin-Starred chef wins gong for exporting Cadiz around the globe

ANGEL Leon has won an award for helping improve Cadiz’s brand around the world.
7 April, 2019

Spain has one of smallest number of food-related deaths in world

It comes after it emerged in February that Spain is the world’s healthiest country, following analysis by Bloomberg
4 April, 2019

Marbella cheesecake crowned ‘best in Spain’ is made toasted on outside but ‘undercooked’ in middle

“The secret of our cheesecake is in the delicious contrast between the toasted exterior and the creamy interior”
2 April, 2019

British expat on Costa del Sol launches ‘Sunday roast tapa’ because she ‘loves a Sunday roast’

The recipe sees a Yorkshire pudding topped with carrots, stuffing, mashed potato and a meat of your choice, served with peas and gravy
25 March, 2019
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After Dani Garcia’s shocking decision to close his three Michelin-starred restaurant, he now reveals the ‘farewell menu’ inspired by his mum

>MAMA'S KITCHEN: Garcia's new menu was inspired by his mum
19 March, 2019

La La lovin’ it! New organic olive oil ‘experience’ in Ronda

Designed by the global design guru Starck
28 February, 2019

Lidl SHOCKER as its €15 whiskey crowned ‘best Scotch in world’ at awards

There are 550 Lidl stores in Spain and the retailer is the country’s 5th biggest, with 4.8% market share
28 February, 2019

PAW ME A COFFEE: New cafe in Spain lets you adopt a dog while eating brunch

The Doger cafe in Madrid, the only one of its kind in Spain, has been a hit amongst animal lovers, with 12 dogs adopted to date.
26 February, 2019

Spain crowned world’s healthiest country due to ‘Mediterranean diet’

A ‘Mediterranean diet’, rich in olive oil, nuts, oily fish and vegetables, is thought to be behind the health benefits of Spain and Italy
24 February, 2019

HAMMING IT UP: Andalucia’s award-winning jamon stars at Oscars after-party

And of course, Hollywood's glitterati are to wash it down with another award-winning Andalucia product - 7.5 litres of Pedro Ximenez from Jerez
11 February, 2019

World-famous elBulli restaurant to reopen after €10 million revamp… but there’ll be no food served

FERRAN Adria’s elBulli is set to reopen next year following a €10 million revamp.
9 January, 2019
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Malaga restaurant named 10th best in Spain as Andalucia dominates top 100

Malaga has six eateries in Spain’s top 100, according to ElTenedor
8 January, 2019
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Spain company who made blue wine ARE BACK with pink rosé ‘Unicorn Tears’ and it looks delicious!

Rebranding as ‘Gik Live!’ for this release, the firm say their new creation is tears from an ‘actual unicorn’
7 January, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: World’s first carnivore retreat is coming to Spain’s Andalucia

100% Carnivore... and Beyond is set to offer talks from experts and doctors encouraging visitors to ditch the plants
22 December, 2018

SHERRY XMAS: All you need to know about Andalucia’s famous tipple and what to pair it with this festive season

There’s one to go with everything, writes La Bodega del Cantinero’s sommelier, Juan M Padron
11 December, 2018

There’s a new mango vodka liqueur made 100% in Malaga and it looks DELICIOUS

Introducing Mangocello, the mango vodka liqueur hoping to dominate the exotic drinks market.
9 December, 2018
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10 things you may not know about Spain’s Michelin star chef Dani Garcia

As Dani Garcia wins a coveted third Michelin star, the OP tracks the Marbellin’s astronomical culinary journey
3 December, 2018
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Michelin star chef Albert Adria opens first restaurant outside Spain with Cakes and Bubbles in London

The champers and sweet treats restaurant is open for business ahead of the festive season
27 November, 2018
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RISING TO THE TOP: 12 Andalucian bakers have entered Spain’s top bakeries list

Panatics’ Michelin-style route chooses panaderias based on taste, touch, smell and appearance
26 November, 2018

Learn how to cook like a true Andalucian with new expat recipe book

In the third part of our exclusive serialisation, Fiona Dunlop shares two tasty fish recipes from her book Andaluz – a Food Journey through Southern Spain, available on amazon.es at the end of November
25 November, 2018
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MICHELIN GUIDE 2019: Which Andalucian restaurants won stars?

Andalucia now boasts 22 stars with 10 of those in Malaga
23 November, 2018
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Famous Marbella restaurant becomes Andalucia’s second to win three Michelin stars

DANI Garcia’s self-titled restaurant has just become the second in Andalucia with a prestigious three Michelin stars
22 November, 2018

McDonald’s lovers in Spain go crazy for NEW Christmas McFlurry and McShake

The additions to the McDonald's seasonal menu will be rolled out across Spain and are expected to rival McDonald's UK's Maltesers Reindeer Christmas McFlurries
14 November, 2018

How your morning cafe con leche could protect you from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease

DRINKING coffee will protect against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, a new study has suggested.
13 November, 2018
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Stunning Rio Carnival dancers take over Marbella’s Posidonia restaurant

When people leave this place they won't just have a full stomach, they will have a good feeling of joy
6 November, 2018
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MUST READ: First look at Andalucia recipe book by famed British food writer Fiona Dunlop

"I breathe for Málaga…. for Cádiz, for Alcalá de los Gazules, for what is intimately Andaluz." Federico García Lorca, 1924
29 October, 2018
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WATCH: Why you NEED to visit Malaga’s iconic El Pimpi restaurant, part-owned by Antonio Banderas

The restaurant has taken on an iconic status after surviving in the centre of the city for more than 45 years
28 October, 2018
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OIL’S NOT AS IT SEEMS: Charlatan olive oils make up 50% of ‘extra virgin’ bottles in Spain, study reveals

Among the 20 charlatan drizzles named and shamed by OCU were Lidl's Olisone at €4.92 a litre and Aldi's Olearia De Olivar at €3.99 a litre, which were both deemed 'poor quality'
22 October, 2018

Brit gin company Tanqueray launches new Andalucian-inspired flavour

It comes as Pantone, the worldwide standardised colour production guide, has also revealed a special colour for Seville
18 October, 2018
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Residents in Spain will have longest life expectancy in world by 2040

Spanish residents are predicted to enjoy an average lifespan of 85.8 years
14 October, 2018
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TASTE TEST: How many of Spain’s 10 most outlandish foods have you tried?

Our top 10 picks from Spain's lesser-known culinary larder...
2 October, 2018
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Is gin and tonic good for digestion? Spanish expert reveals all

According to Spanish biology professor and food technology expert Javier Morallon
19 September, 2018
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Pintxo hopping in Spain’s San Sebastian may be ‘World’s Best Culinary Experience’ but don’t bail on Bilbao

The world’s best culinary experience has officially been awarded to an old Spanish tradition.
19 September, 2018

Spanish chef writes novel after taking 20,000 locals to cook for victims of Puerto Rico hurricane

Spanish chef Jose Andres has written a novel detailing how he provided millions of meals to Puerto Ricans
17 September, 2018
British expat wins top UK food awards for Andalucia made balsamic vinegars

British expat wins top UK food awards for Andalucia made balsamic vinegars

Creator of Fino Olive Oil, Susie Taylor, has won two prizes at this year’s UK Great Taste Awards for her Cordoba products
10 September, 2018
FIN ESSE:ExploringMalaga'smostfamousseafooddishes

FIN-ESSE: Exploring Malaga’s most famous seafood dishes

Nothing says summer on the Costa like espetos
9 September, 2018
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Chilli-ng at Andalucia’s Salsas Sierra Nevada – Spain’s first artisan brand of hot sauce

Salsas Sierra Nevada are so hot they should be labelled ‘handle with care'
28 August, 2018
Flavours of Córdoba: A tour of Córdoba’s tastiest dishes

Flavours of Córdoba: A tour of Córdoba’s tastiest dishes

We sampled four Cordobes classics at two amazing restaurants to compare results.
26 August, 2018
Iconic Spanish staple named the 'best food experience in the world'

Iconic Spanish staple named the ‘best food experience in the world’

IT’S official. Spanish cuisine is the best food experience in the world.
9 August, 2018
HAM HUNT: In search of the world's best jamón in Spain's Andalucia

HAM HUNT: In search of the world’s best jamón in Spain’s Andalucia

The town of Jabugo is home to one of the oldest curing cellars of jamón, Spain's finest delicacy
7 August, 2018
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Biting off more than you can chew: Growing up with one of Stockport’s first Spanish restaurants

I’ll never forget turning to see the sous chef stood in front of me with something long and, er, red, hanging out of the zip of his trousers
4 July, 2018
Malaga gins you must try this summer

Six fruity Malaga gins you must try this summer

Gin and tonic is without doubt one of the most popular 'copas' among British expats.
3 July, 2018
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New gourmet food market opens on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Estepona’s up-market Mercado Gourmet de San Luis opened its doors
22 June, 2018

Spain dominates World’s 50 Best Restaurants list

SPAIN’S top chefs have once again dominated the ranks at this year’s prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants event.
14 June, 2018

Runners-up announced for World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards event in Spain

THE most prestigious international event in gastronomy, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, has revealed its runners-up.
5 June, 2018
Ferran Adria set to open food laboratory in iconic former El Bulli restaurant in Spain

Ferran Adria set to open food laboratory in iconic former El Bulli restaurant in Spain

El Bulli 1846 will be a centre for creating innovative gastronomic inventions and is set to open next year
28 May, 2018
Fantastic wines can be found in Malaga and Andalucia

LOCA FOR LOCAL: Fantastic wines can be found in Malaga and Andalucia

It is all about history, geology, anthropology even, and so much more all wrapped up in a liquid
16 May, 2018
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How to chill your wine in just THREE minutes

It's much quicker than putting the wine into the freezer
14 May, 2018
Ancient Axarquia dried grape process is recognised as by the United Nations

Ancient Axarquia dried grape process is recognised as by the United Nations

The sun-dried raisins have been produced around villages, including El Borge, Cutar and Almachar, for centuries.
5 May, 2018
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Move over Cava – sparkling Rioja is on its way

Last year saw 389 million bottles of Rioja sold worldwide while in the UK, it accounts for 37.8% of sales of Spanish wine.
3 May, 2018
Marbella to host fundraising lunch for paralysed expat

Top restaurant in Marbella to host fundraising lunch for paralysed expat

There will also be raffle prizes and live performances, while a diamond necklace will also go up for auction at La Sala, in Puerto Banus on June 8.
1 May, 2018
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THINK PINK: ‘Tis the season for rosé – or pink wine in English

The history of pink wine is not so clear-cut. Many of the earliest red wines made would have been closer in colour to modern rosado than a Rioja.
29 April, 2018
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Andalucian olive farmers face increase in tariffs after American trade deal

If the trade levies remain, some 16,000 farms and 8,000 full-time workers in Andalucia could be at risk.
28 April, 2018
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A HUGE food festival is coming to Malaga

It will be at the headquarters of the Foundation La Caixa, located on Calle Liborio García, 10.
21 April, 2018
American shellfish could be imported to Spain for the first time in years

American shellfish could be imported to Spain for the first time in years

It could see clams, mussels, oysters, lobsters and scallops being sold into the US or back into the EU.
19 April, 2018
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Cellar performance as Rioja exports increase

Sales of white and rose grew by 61% and 42.3% by volume respectively in the UK.
18 April, 2018
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An Andalucian olive oil company has scooped gold for the fifth time in a prestigious annual competition.

The Swiss-owned company, which owns 380 hectares of olive trees, has seen its turnover triple over the past three years.
16 April, 2018
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Where to get the best tapas in Malaga

Those familiar with this popular area of Spain know that Malaga and tapas-hopping are synonymous with one another.
16 April, 2018
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Spain is world´s largest exporter of red wine

The country sold 22.8 million hectolitres, ahead of Italy with 21 million hectolitres and France with 15 million hectolitres.
15 April, 2018
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New hotspots for gastronomes on the Costa del Sol

Three restaurants are being re-launched or newly launched giving food fans plenty to get their teeth into.
14 April, 2018

Hurrah for salmorejo! As the Andalucian dish is rated a must try by Lonely Planet

Concocted with tomatoes, bread, oil and garlic, the soup is served cold and sometimes topped with serrano ham and diced hard-boiled eggs.
13 April, 2018
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Critics toast 2015 Spanish wine as one of best on planet

The same winery also saw its Priorat Pedra de Guix 2015 come in at no.19 and its Garnacha Priorat Les Manyes 2015 securing No. 33.
31 March, 2018

Spain to host The World’s 50 Best Restaurants in Bilbao this summer

The 16th edition of the hotly anticipated gastronomy awards will take place in June
29 March, 2018

Real Madrid star Isco Alarcón set to build gourmet food market in Costa del Sol

The midfielder is hoping to revive the local economy in the town of Arroyo de la Miel
27 March, 2018

The cheeky made-in-Manilva ales making an entree onto fine dining tables

This is a craft beer to be opened with a champagne pop and sipped from long-stemmed glasses in fine dining restaurants to complement dessert or the cheese course.
25 March, 2018

World’s best chefs pay homage to Basque culinary genius Arzak in Marbella

The five day event, led by Dani García, welcomes 20 internationally renowned chefs who will cook up a storm in honour of three Michelin-starred chef Juan Mari Arzak
23 March, 2018
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El Bulli restaurant owner creates Spanish culinary encyclopedia

The 35-volume collection, Bullipedia, will comprise of nine separate books on drinks alone
21 March, 2018

Wine Time: Three must-have flavours for Spring

Olive Press wine expert Aleesha Hansel rounds up the delicious whites you should be sipping this spring
19 March, 2018
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Michelin star chef defends high price of food at his restaurant in Spain

Albert Adria says €220 is a good price for a meal at his famous restaurant Enigma
17 March, 2018
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Incredible 20 Michelin starred chefs – with 40 stars between them – to descend on Marbella

The event will be hosted by Marbella’s very own superchef Dani Garcia and will host some of the world's most famous chefs
5 March, 2018
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Spanish are eating out more – and particularly at more foreign restaurants

Fast food restaurants, tapas bars and coffee bars are the main driving force behind the growth, representing 86% of the increase.
26 February, 2018
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Spain gets its first beer spa in Andalucia

For some the combination of beer and spa treatments is a match made in heaven.
24 February, 2018

Malaga to push for UNESCO protection for ‘espeto’ sardines

Malaga's culture committee has agreed to push to have 'espetos' recognised as an item of Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.
22 February, 2018
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Local food is on the rise as Balearic government cuts down on carbon footprint

In an effort to reduce our 'green footprint', the Balearic government will focus on food sources closer to home
20 February, 2018
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SAVE OUR TERRACES: The Olive Press stands with Santa Catalina to save vital terrace space

Dozens of jobs and a big loss of trade would be felt in Santa Catalina if ‘nightmare’ new pavement law comes in
19 February, 2018

Channel 4’s ‘A New Life in the Sun’ features couple living in Andalucia

Despite the hard work the couple are loving their new life in Spain plan to stay here for life.
16 February, 2018
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Andalucian city hoping to win Spanish ‘Gastronomic Capital’ title

Supporters now wait in hope that the Junta de Andalucía will officially declare the Almeria Tapas Route of Regional Tourist Interest.
14 February, 2018
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Andalucia the fattest region in Spain after study reveals almost 50% of Spaniards overweight

ANDALUCIA has been labelled the fattest region in Spain in a new study on obesity.
9 February, 2018
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The most watched BBC show in Spain last year

In Spain, it isn't Blue Planet or the Great British Bake Off that tops the list, but Rick Stein's Mediterranean Escapes.
1 February, 2018
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Enjoy a special Valentines Day treat listening to Whitney Houston at La Sala

If you reserve a bottle of champagne you will receive a platter of strawberries dipped in chocolate for that romantic touch.
31 January, 2018

Frost and drought causing widespread shortages in Spanish vegetable crops

Grower's association - ASAJA Alicante - has already seen a 1,000 hectare loss, with the region harvesting 25% less than in 2016.
24 January, 2018
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Wine prices to increase in Spain following 20% drop in harvest thanks to soaring temperatures

Spain's production of wine for 2017 was down 20% compared to the year before, figures have shown.
19 January, 2018
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The best and worst drinks to order on a first date to guarantee a second

The survey of 1,000 people, conducted by British dating app Trueview, also shows that a third would end the date early if the other person got too drunk.
17 January, 2018

Pigging out: Spain’s agrarian sector rose for second year in the row

Animal production continues to dominate compared to weaker vegetal data numbers, part of which was caused by an increase in wildfires and drought this year.
12 January, 2018

BIKING IN: Harry Bikers to show off Balearic cuisine in ‘Mediterranean Adventure’

BBC Hairy Bikers show highlights the best of Mallorca cuisine
10 January, 2018
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Mediterranean fish makes children more intelligent, according to new study

According to the University of Pennsylvania, kids who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have an IQ up to four points higher on average than those who consume it less often or never.
8 January, 2018

Chocolate could be wiped from the face of the earth by 2050, according to new study

Scientists from the University of California say the cocoa plant is scheduled to disappear as early as 2050 due to warmer, more arid conditions.
3 January, 2018

Ronda has it all from great ingredients to talented chefs, write Jon Clarke

Prepare to tantalise your tastebuds on a tour Ronda eateries.
31 December, 2017
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Gastronomy fair in Malaga to boost tourism following Michelin star renewals

Marbella council and Feria Internacional de Turismo de Madrid who are organising the event, hope that it will boost tourism to the town during the quiet season.
29 December, 2017

The people of Malaga show that they have true Christmas spirit

Having smashed last years record the supermarkets that donated the most were Carrefour Los Patios and Carrefour Alameda.
27 December, 2017
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Top Granada restaurant wins another accolade

Born in Seville, Morilla trained in Michelin star restaurants including El Cenador de Salvador and El Bulli Hotel Hacienda Benazuza.
18 December, 2017

Potatoes brought peace to Spain

They based their study on battles in Europe, the Near East and North Africa which involved 32 or more deaths in the 500 years between 1400 and 1900.
15 December, 2017
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2017 to be a vintage year for wines made in Spain

CONNOISSEURS  of Spanish wines can mark 2017 down as a vintage year.
3 December, 2017
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Mad cow disease discovered in Spain

An earlier case of BSE was found in the same region in March, according to the OIE.
1 December, 2017
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Manilva to host its first ever gastronomic fair in December

Taste of Manilva will be held on December 8 and 9 in Plaza Vendimia.
29 November, 2017

Spain facing Jamon shortage and steep price rises following surge in Chinese demand

A 7.5kg leg sells at between €150 and €600.
19 November, 2017
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Malaga olive oil named ‘Best in Spain’ fourth year in a row

The Finca La Torre received the Food Award of Spain for the Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
17 November, 2017
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Popular Marbella restaurant relaunches with Michelin Star manager

Barry Akalley and wife Louise have given their Fuel Brasserie eatery in Nueva Andalucia a whole new menu as the restaurant enters its third year in business.
15 November, 2017
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Hairy Bikers release new book and cooking show to focus on Spanish cuisine

The Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure includes ‘hearty and healthy’ recipes celebrating the culinary delights of Spain, France, and Italy.
13 November, 2017
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Double-Michelin Spanish chef helps feed THOUSANDS of Puerto Ricans following Hurricane

He was shocked when other organisations he assumed had things under control were asking him for help.
31 October, 2017
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Jon Clarke judges Málaga’s new five star Miramar Hotel that was previously a court

It has been 12 years since Jon Clarke covered a murder trial at the Palacio de Miramar and since then a lot has changed.
29 October, 2017
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León chosen as centre of gastronomy for Spain in 2018

A new city has been selected as the event moves into it's seventh year.
28 October, 2017
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Former teenage soldier Abdel Djeebet has become something of a trooper in the kitchen

The wagyu beefburger is spectacular and there are some fantastic fresh juices.
26 October, 2017
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Spanish food company launches ‘diet avocados’

A slimline version of the avocado contains 30% less fat
24 October, 2017
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Balsamic vinegar prices to soar by up to 50% following poor harvests

The popular dressing could be more expensive now.
22 October, 2017
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Yorkshire lads’ pub beats out Spain’s best to become NUMBER ONE restaurant in the world

Best Pub in the World is in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor
21 October, 2017
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Those in the know are swapping Marbella for San Pedro when it comes to dining, writes Jon Clarke

The knives have been drawn in a turf war between literally dozens of new restaurants that have opened in that time.
18 October, 2017

SIPS GOING DOWN: Worst grape harvest in Spain for DECADES could see wine shortages and price increases

Farmers in the three countries, which together produce over half the world’s wines, have been hit by extreme weather
17 October, 2017
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SOBER OCTOBER FOR CATALUNYA: Cervezas San Miguel moves its headquarters to Malaga

CERVEZAS San Miguel has shocked Catalunya by announcing they have […]
15 October, 2017

Addams family spring to mind in Halloween themed meals at award-winning restaurant

As Halloween approaches, a particular family comes to Steven Saunders’ mind as they dig into a hearty meal at The Little Geranium, Marbella.
15 October, 2017
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Andalucian city cheapest in Spain for supermarket shopping, THOUSANDS of euros cheaper than Madrid

GRANADA is the cheapest city in Spain for grocery shopping. […]
13 October, 2017
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Ode to autumn: 10 reasons to love the season of mists, mellow fruitfulness and effortless parking

With the summer season over, some may be upset others may rejoice. Here are the reasons why Spain is the gift that keeps on giving.
12 October, 2017

CHILLI MANIA for European business partners putting heat back into cooking

Scorched Earth Chill Farm has one of the most eclectic collections of chillis along the Costa del Sol specialising in rare peppers from all around the world.
11 October, 2017

Gillian Keller deciphers the mysteries of food labelling in Spain

THE supermarket shelves are stacked with products bearing fancy names […]
3 October, 2017
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Celebrity chef Steven Saunders on opening his cooking masterclass on the Costa del Sol

Get in touch if you are interested in a special Masterclass with Steven Saunders.
2 October, 2017
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Successful month for Malaga and Manilva drinks industry despite droughts

IT has been a positive month for the drinks industry in Malaga.
1 October, 2017

7 best pubs to watch the footy with a beer and burger

We present the best places to enjoy a game of football along the Costa del Sol.
17 September, 2017
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Night time wine picking phenomenon in Jerez

Over 30% of all the grapes picked in Jerez’s wine harvest are being picked at night to avoid the worse of the seasonal heat.
9 September, 2017

Tasting Spain: Sampling the nations unusual delicacies

Danielle Fortuna experience some of Spain's delicacies.
22 August, 2017
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Oil you need to know about Andalucia’s ‘liquid gold’

Andalucia produces 73% of Spain's olive oil
21 August, 2017
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Andalucia-based British couple claim number one and two foodie spots on TripAdvisor

Foodies hotspots in Vejer de la Frontera are top choices for customers.
18 August, 2017
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Exciting new food and music festival mixes the best of Andalucian cuisine and international artists

The idea of Pause is to focus on the big things that really matter while enjoying some deep natural immersion.
15 August, 2017

Malaga restaurant owner speaks out after British vegan’s viral tweet slammed his ‘basic’ salad

A MALAGA restaurant owner has spoken out after a British […]
10 August, 2017
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British vegan’s hilarious reaction to ‘minimalist’ salad she ordered on Costa del Sol goes viral

Restaurant in Malaga didn't quite offer much in the way of a vegan dish
27 July, 2017

New Catalan blue wine Skyfall has Spanish drinkers raising a glass

New tipple launched in Spain two months ago
24 July, 2017

ESPETOS: Everything you need to know about the Costa del Sol’s most emblematic summer dish

THEY are the aroma and flavour of summer on the Costas and a spectacle to see
19 July, 2017

A cafe con leche could increase your life by nine minutes, new 16-year study finds

IT is the staple drink for expats and locals on […]
13 July, 2017
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Coast with the most – the Costa de la Luz has an enticing mix of restaurants

The Costa de la Luz has one of the most exciting mix of restaurants in Spain, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
6 July, 2017
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Too much olive oil and avocados increase risk of liver disease and diabetes, new study warns

Both olive oil and avocados are a staple of the Mediterranean diet
5 July, 2017
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Spanish masterchef Ferran Adria launches new beer with brother

Malquerida, a dark red brew, is designed to compliment Latino cuisine
27 June, 2017
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Top Spanish chefs join forces with WWF to battle Mediterranean overfishing

Fish Forward campaign. to raise awareness of over-exploited species
26 June, 2017

Spanish ham sales boom in China as sales double in four years

Spain is now leading sales of dry-cured ham in the Asian powerhouse
24 June, 2017

The real stars!

Marbella is the true foodie capital of Andalucia, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
14 June, 2017
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HISTORIC: Andalucia’s favourite Molino hotel reaches its 30th birthday

Despite having no experience of the hospitality trade, they decided to convert a run-down watermill in rural Ronda into a small hotel
13 June, 2017

Brits drink one third of the world’s Prosecco, new study reveals

It comes after a 44.8% boost in prosecco production between 2014 and 2016
27 May, 2017
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Leading rural hotel Molino del Santo reaches its third decade

There have been numerous celebrity guests, such as Jamie Oliver, while current Lib Dem leader Tim Farron even had his honeymoon there
19 May, 2017

Marbella All Stars gastronomy showcase revealed for this month

The event is the second to be held by Michelin-starred chef Diego Del Río of Marbella’s El Lago restaurant, who wants to highlight the wealth of talent in Andalucia and give a boost to its new generation of forward-thinking cooks
15 May, 2017

Andalucia food and drink festivals: Find out where to point your fork this Spring

Following the recent success of Malaga’s Gastronomy Festival, which brought thousands of foodies to the city, Chloe Glover has compiled a guide to some of the best free to attend upcoming foodie events in the area
14 May, 2017
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Daniella Westbrook opens Marbella bar after stint in rehab on Costa del Sol

The actress Daniella Westbrook left Mijas’ Villa Paradiso rehab centre in March
12 May, 2017

Iceberg lettuce sees price drop in Spain after recent weather conditions

Recent overproduction due to increased farmland and recent weather conditions means some companies are selling boxes of the popular salad ingredient for €2 less.
11 May, 2017
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John Malkovich pops into top Spanish restaurant Mugaritz

Malkovich dined at the Basque restaurant last month, after which the restaurant posted a photo onto its Facebook page
10 May, 2017

Channel 4 to film A New Life in the Sun in Andalucia

Lisa Burgess and Joffrey Charles have just opened restaurant Joffrey’s Las Mimosas in La Cala.
9 May, 2017

Swiss Bell Group expands into Spain and contributes €40m towards Serrano ham facility

Bell Group has bought out cold cooked meats specialist Nobleza Iberica
8 May, 2017
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Spain’s comes out on top with restaurants voted some of the best in the world

Many of Spain's top restaurants are being voted among the best in the world by both critics and diners.
3 May, 2017
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Spar expands presence in Spain and adds new health store concept

Spar currently has more than 1,000 stores in Spain and plans to expand.
2 May, 2017

New label requirements could boost Spain’s domestic produce

The guidelines will be trialled for two years and mimic similar rules launched in France and Italy.
30 April, 2017

Taste on high

Mijas is fast developing a vibrant and exciting restaurant scene both in the village and coast, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
29 April, 2017
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Get into the Secret

From humble beginnings the expat pair of Thomas and German have opened half a dozen restaurants in Mijas Pueblo in about as many years, writes Jon Clarke
28 April, 2017
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Secret valley

Jon Clarke tests the stunning La Cala Resort and its Bodega restaurant.
27 April, 2017

Culinary spotlight on Casares thanks to Spanish TV show

Casares is being touted as a culinary hub thanks to a Spanish TV programme
23 April, 2017
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Eva Longoria shuts down speculation on Marbella chiringuito

Eva Longoria has denied claims that she has invested in a new Marbella chiringuito
21 April, 2017

Ooh la la La Cala

French whiz in the kitchen Joffrey Charles is the latest celebrity chef adding gastro glam to La Cala’s bubbling up culinary scene, writes Jon Clarke
20 April, 2017
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The herbivore diaries: The OP’s Laurence Dollimore takes on the vegan challenge

The OP’s Laurence Dollimore survives on a vegan diet for a week ... almost
19 April, 2017

More Spaniards ditching fruit and vegetable after prices begin to rocket

Stores estimate that fruit and vegetable consumption has plummeted 40% since a cold snap at the start of the year drove up costs
18 April, 2017
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The sweet taste of success

Making chocolate in a Mediterranean climate sounds like a sticky business. But for Peak District-born Jason Godwin, the gamble he took five years ago has certainly paid off.
14 April, 2017
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Nobu Restaurant Marbella to open doors this May

The Nobu Restaurant Marbella is due to open in the Golden Mile site this May, with Nobu Hotel Marbella expected to follow in the spring of 2018
13 April, 2017
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Trump settles lawsuit against Spanish chef who refused to open restaurant over President’s comments on Mexicans

Celebrity chef Jose Andres decided not to open a restaurant in Trump's new International Hotel in Washington DC due to the president's comments on Mexicans
11 April, 2017

Three Spanish restaurants feature in annual world’s top ten list

Girona’s El Cellar de Can Roca comes third on a list of the top ten restaurants in the world. Another two claimed sixth and ninth position respectively
10 April, 2017
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Junta raiding Costa del Sol restaurants in crackdown on illegal fishing

Those restaurants on the Costa del Sol caught with illegal fish could face hefty fines and even prison sentences.
8 April, 2017
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WATCH: Vandal attempts to smash windows of popular restaurant in Marbella’s upmarket Guadalmina urbanisation

A POPULAR Marbella restaurant has shared a video of a […]
7 April, 2017

Spain urged to improve treatment of farmed rabbits

The EU parliament is asking Spain to introduce legislation that will end ‘cruel’ practices inflicted on rabbits.
6 April, 2017
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Comedy kings Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon’s The Trip to Spain airs tonight

After touring the foodie delights of Italy and northern England, the pair with a penchant for impressions have filmed across Spain to check out its gastronomical hotspots
4 April, 2017

Spanish scientists say Mediterranean diet improves sperm quality

It has been said that consuming fish, seafood, poultry, cereals, vegetables and fruits, low-fat dairy and skimmed milk can improve sperm quality.
3 April, 2017
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‘Chocolate-coloured’ tomatoes coming to Spain

They may look unusual, but Manuel Ruiz, development and promotion coordinator at HM Clause, insists that when people taste them, they will like them
2 April, 2017
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Green gold: Discovering the origins of avocados

The Costa Tropical gets 90% of its 'green gold' from Andalucia, and Spanish explorers were the first Europeans to try it
1 April, 2017
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A shooting star in Cordoba: Andalucia’s first female Michelin star chef

"Getting the star was not just an honour, it was a turning point for me. Being the first Andalusian woman to get one gives me a huge sense of pride, a feeling that has stayed with me ever since."
31 March, 2017
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Spanish 18-century recipe book wins respected cookery prize

The book was originally published in 1745 and Vicky Hayward translated it and added a new narrative
27 March, 2017
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Let’s go outside

Soak up the spring vibes on a dining terrace near you, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke.
23 March, 2017

Malaga nutritional expert blames ‘deadly’ white bread and American influences for Spain’s obesity problem

Miguel Angel Martinez-Gonzalez, who is an honorary scholar at Harvard University, said young people have mixed the healthy Mediterranean diet with typically American foods.
17 March, 2017
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New gourmet market in Marbella to open tomorrow following €500,000 investment

The new gourmet market hopes to energise one of the main areas of Marbella centre.
13 March, 2017

Huelva Food guide: Find out why the city is Spain’s 2017 Capital of Gastronomy

The Olive Press explores the city’s top dishes to discover a tantalising clash of ocean-to-table cuisine, complemented with produce harvested from the surrounding sierras.
9 March, 2017

Spain’s most expensive wine Vitral to hit shops in September

Drinks manufacturer Navarra’s new tipple, Vitral, will set you back €2,000. Only 688 bottles are being made using grapes from the 2013 vintage.
5 March, 2017
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Marbella chef Bettina Campolucci-Bordi launches DIY seven day vegan challenge

A vegan chef has challenged food lovers to take on a free healthy eating detox.
26 February, 2017
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Purple Patch

Having cooked for princes to rock stars, it is no surprise that Purple Pepper’s bespoke catering service is all about attention to detail.
24 February, 2017

British supermarkets to reduce Spanish imports following vegetable crisis

BRITISH supermarkets are set to shift focus to UK suppliers following Spain’s vegetable shortage.
22 February, 2017
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Olive oil prices in Spain soar to record levels amid fears of global shortage

EUROPE is still reeling from the recent vegetable crisis. But experts have warned that things are about to get worse.
18 February, 2017
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La Sala announces expansion plans under new CEO

LA Sala has announced ambitious expansion plans under its new CEO Federico Gonzalez.
17 February, 2017
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Can you tell the difference between a satsuma and a clementine?

DO you know your tangelos from your tangerines? Could you recognise a ponkon? Aren’t they all just oranges anyway? Not quite.
15 February, 2017
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Spain’s growers lash out at ‘totally false’ British coverage of vegetable crisis

VEGETABLE producers in Spain have criticised the British press over its […]
14 February, 2017
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Cold snap caused ‘very significant’ damage to oranges

THE recent cold snap could cause ‘very significant’ damage to orange crops.Cristobal Aguado, President of the Valencian Association of Agriculture has warned that vegetables such as artichokes and beans may also be in danger.
13 February, 2017

Buzzfeed made a ‘how to make Spanish tortilla’ video and Spaniards are furious

DESPITE witnessing the fury after Jamie Oliver famously put chorizo in his paella, Buzzfeed decided to go rogue on another Spanish classic.
12 February, 2017

Artichokes away! Discover the joys of the underrated Spanish vegetable

Elsa Maishman digs up the origins of the undervalued veggie […]
12 February, 2017

Spain’s first naked restaurant lets diners eat off waiters’ bare skin

Spain's first nudist restaurant has opened in Tenerife. For €70, diners at Innato in San Isidro can enjoy an all-inclusive, organic buffet in the buff.
11 February, 2017

Andalucia named Spain’s leading food and drink exporter

In 2016 goods produced in the region of ANDALUCIA were responsible for generating almost one quarter (22.7%) of the country’s income in the sector.
11 February, 2017
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Malaga avocado exports under threat from Donald Trump’s Mexico tax

Vegetable-growers in Malaga are worried about Trump's plan to 'build a wall and make the Mexican's pay for it.
10 February, 2017
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Budding Malaga chef cooks up a storm at Madrid Fusion

A budding chef from Malaga has triumphed at a major national cooking championship in Madrid.
9 February, 2017
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Andalucia’s Angel Leon crowned European Chef of the Year

One of Andalucia’s culinary maestros has been crowned European Chef of the Year for his ‘enlightened’ approach to gastronomy
8 February, 2017

Huelva crowned Spain’s gastronomy capital

Huelva, which is home to Michelin-starred Acanthum restaurant, will hold the esteemed title for the whole of 2017.
7 February, 2017
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Olive oil masterclass launched in Benalmadena

A new Malaga cooking school is rustling up its own recipe for promoting extra virgin olive oil.
6 February, 2017
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Spanish pastry chef puts seaweed cakes on the menu

Seaweed is the shock secret ingredient in patisserie maestro Carles Mampel’s groundbreaking new repertoire of gourmet sweets, biscuits and cakes.
5 February, 2017
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Spain bans blue wine for being the ‘wrong colour’

Traded as Gik, the blend of red and white wine comes from grapes produced in the La Rioja, Leon and Castilla-La Mancha regions. But authorities say it is the ‘wrong colour’, and therefore cannot be advertised as wine.
4 February, 2017
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Bilbao cook named on Debrett’s 2017 most influential chefs list

Nieves Barragan Mohacho joins the likes of Mary Berry and Jamie Oliver in the peerage publishers’ annual roll call which recognises Britain’s 500 most influential people in their field, from finance and books to science and food
1 February, 2017

Milking it: The varied and contradictory uses of ‘leche’ in Spanish

Despite the fact that Spaniards have a much lower consumption-per-capita than the UK they are, idiomatically at least, obsessed with milk
24 January, 2017
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China second biggest importer of Malaga produce

Food and drink exports to the country more than doubled in the first 10 months of 2016 compared to the previous year, according to data from the Spanish Ministry of Commerce and Industry
22 January, 2017
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Velez Malaga wine Botani voted one of best in world

Jorge Ordonez’ dry moscatel Botani was chosen by globally-renowned wine critic Robert Parker as one of his top three 2016 wines selling at under $20 a bottle
20 January, 2017
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Three Michelin Star chef Francis Paniego challenges foreign cooks to invent new Spanish fusion cuisine

Three Michelin Star-ranked Francis Paniego of Echaurren in Ezcaray (La Rioja) wants cooks abroad to put their own twist on traditional recipes to invent new fusion cuisines
19 January, 2017
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Long-serving UK director of Food and Wines from Spain to step down from role

Hailed as the country’s ‘unofficial ambassador’, she worked for the Trade Commission of the Spanish Embassy in the UK for 30 years, the last 17 as director
16 January, 2017
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English sparkling wine explodes onto international market

English sparkling wine has arrived in Spain after sales boomed to more than €115 million last year.
15 January, 2017
Olive Oil

Spain’s dominance in olive oil market surges as Italy lags

Spain accounted for 62% of bulk imports in the US last year
10 January, 2017
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90% of Spanish children and teens eating more saturated fat than recommended

The shock findings were made by the Estudio Enalia, which concluded that the high levels were provoked by overconsumption of animal and processed products
5 January, 2017
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Mediterranean diet prevents brain shrinking and cognitive decline, new study suggests

Scientists gathered dietary information for 401 70-year-olds
2 January, 2017
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Sherry sales more than halve in ten years as Brits go off Spanish tipple

Jerez fortified wine sees popularity plummet
1 January, 2017
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Sotogrande pupil competes in Spain’s Junior Masterchef

Oscar Jefferson, who studies at Sotogrande International School, earned a place in the latest series of the RTVE 1 show only two years after moving from England
28 December, 2016

Marvellous Restaurant Bodegas Mazon

Few places could be as quintessentially Spanish as Bodegas Mazon in the Sierra Nevada
24 December, 2016
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Spanish farmers reap rewards as saffron returns to form

It is so revered that some companies are allegedly using foreign versions and labelling them as Spanish
22 December, 2016

Munching for moguls in the Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada has so much more than raclette and gluvine, writes Jon Clarke
21 December, 2016
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Andalucia’s top traditional Christmas treats

Indulge yourself with some Navidad nibbles
20 December, 2016

Girona’s Roca brothers cook up a storm with documentary The Turkish Way

Joan, Josep, and Jordi Roca are best known as owners of El Celler de Can Roca
18 December, 2016

Malaga restaurant receives a top Guia Repsol award

Arte de Cozina in Antequera has been bestowed with the Spanish equivalent of the Michelin star
16 December, 2016
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Madrid restaurant launches anti-Brexit menu

Popular with British tourists and expats, Metro Bistro’s owner Matias Smith said he hopes to show British people what they are leaving behind
14 December, 2016
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Malaga’s top 200 paella and rice dishes named in new book

Proof is in the paella
12 December, 2016
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A star trek to Andalucia’s stellar Michelin restaurants

Galactic gastronomy
10 December, 2016
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Beer is challenging wine’s popularity in Spain

Consumption rates of beer among Spaniards has increased since 2011 while consumption in wine has decreased
8 December, 2016
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Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy says his mum taught him how to cook

Allibhoy was a prodigy of world-renowned Adria at Spain’s elBulli
8 December, 2016
Ferran Adria launching bullipedia

Dining Secrets of Andalucia’s not so secret supporters

Revamped Dining Secrets of Andalucia gets the backing of top chefs and restaurateurs from around the world and region
6 December, 2016
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Spanish Michelin-starred chef draws inspiration from William Shakespeare

Mugaritz is ranked No. 7 on The World's 50 Best Restaurants list
6 December, 2016

Sevilla coffee ranked fifth cheapest in world

The coffee price index has ranked 75 major cities around the globe on the price of their average cup of coffee
4 December, 2016

Baaah-d news for goat owners in Malaga

In 2014, farmers were receiving 88 cents for every litre of goat milk, but this figure has now dropped significantly to 47 cents
3 December, 2016

A nutty yule recipe for Ms. Walewska cake – A.K.A. ‘The Tasty’

Planning the Christmas holiday menu may seem a tough nut to crack but you can always count on walnuts to add wow factor
1 December, 2016
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Grate day for Spanish cheeses

Two Spanish cheeses narrowly missed out on top spot in the 29th annual World Cheese Championships in San Sebastian
28 November, 2016
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Sabor a Malaga food and drink fair returns for five day celebration

The event will showcase the region’s best gastronomy delights
25 November, 2016
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Roots shoots and leaves

When a new Michelin-style dining concept popped up in Estepona for one night only, Rob Horgan was at the head of the queue
24 November, 2016
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Barcelona’s Lasarte restaurant gains new three-star rating in Michelin Guide

Spain now has the third highest number of three starred restaurants, sitting below only France and Germany and beating Italy
23 November, 2016
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Dining Secrets of Andalucia wants YOUR reviews

As well as our own expert reviews, Dining Secrets is keen to hear what YOU think about YOUR local eateries
20 November, 2016
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Spain’s top ten trending chefs on social media revealed

Basque chef Karlos Arguinano comes in at number one, with over 1.3 million followers on Facebook, Twitter, Google and Instagram
16 November, 2016
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The ultimate recipe for perfect paella

Michelin-starred celebrity chef and restaurateur Steven Saunders of TV´s Ready Steady Cook and The Little Geranium restaurant in La Cala de Mijas investigates …The Real Paella!
14 November, 2016

Olive drought in Andalucia

Aloreña olives are expected see their harvests slashed by some 60%
12 November, 2016
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Christmas recipes with a Spanish twist

If chestnuts roasting on an open fire do it for you, check out our yummy yuletide tips to add a double measure of Spanish seasonal cheer to your Christmas chow-down
11 November, 2016
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Restaurants of the revolution: Andalucia’s eateries are transforming at full pace

The food revolution that made Spain famous around the world has well and truly come south
11 November, 2016
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The Buenvino Cookbook: Recipes from a farmhouse in Spain

Cook Jeannie Chesterton has a unique take on Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine and has published a collection of her inspirational recipes in her debut book
10 November, 2016
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Spain and Italy lock horns over ‘offensive’ restaurant name

The chain defended their use of the name, saying it is a nod to the film franchise The Godfather
3 November, 2016
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TripAdvisor restaurant listings on trial

Our in-depth study of the website’s picks in Andalucia the site is riddled with mistakes and discrepancies
1 November, 2016
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Michelin-starred El Sollo restaurant to install fish tanks

The tanks will allow the Brazilian chef to cultivate fish like carp, catfish and trout that can’t be bought at the market due to excessive river pollution
29 October, 2016
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Creative cuisine in the Serrania de Ronda

It’s a true melting pot from authentic to creative cuisine in the Serrania de Ronda, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
19 October, 2016
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Jamie Oliver’s Spanish paella

The Essex-man was hounded on Twitter after uploading a photo of the classic rice dish featuring chorizo (a cardinal sin in Spain).
13 October, 2016
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Grubs up

With a fabulous range of local produce, it is no surprise you can eat well in the Guadalhorce Valley.
24 February, 2014
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Spain named wine capital of the world

Spain's wine output increased by a whopping 41% in 2013, earning the country the title of world’s leading producer
22 February, 2014
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Robots get a taste for beer thanks to Spanish inventors

SPANISH researchers have created an electronic ‘tongue’ capable of distinguishing […]
22 February, 2014
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Leading restaurant introduces smell-able menu

DINERS at a Basque restaurant will be able to smell […]
17 February, 2014

Ferran Adria to open elBulli1846

Ferran Adria, the founder of elBulli, which shut its doors in November 2010, is to open elBulli1846 on the same site, Cala Montjoi di Roses in Barcelona
17 February, 2014

Emperador scoops up Spanish brandy firm

Emperador, the Philippines’ largest liquor-maker, has increased its investments in Spain by acquiring half of brandy producer Bodega Las Copas for 60 million euros
13 February, 2014
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Jamon iberico to have its quality and status protected

SPAIN’S famous jamon iberico will have its quality and status […]
13 January, 2014

Madrid: Food Capital of Spain 2014?

A culinary revolution is gripping Madrid, a city once known […]
31 December, 2013
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Heard it on the grape vine

SPAIN has a new red wine to look out for […]
31 December, 2013
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Barrel loads of praise

TIO Pepe’s workers are celebrating, after the famous bodega’s Four Palms wine […]
31 December, 2013
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Free-range foie gras

A SPANISH producer is touting an ethical goose foie gras, […]
23 November, 2013

Best places to dine in Andalucia

RONDA is, without a doubt, my favourite place to eat […]
23 November, 2013
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Roca brother launches online ice cream making course

PASTRY chef Jordi Roca is revealing some of his creative […]
9 September, 2013
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Bringing tapas to the Brits

DISGUSTED at the Spanish cuisine on offer in the UK, […]
8 July, 2013
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Top chef Sergi Arola threatens to quit Spain

ONE of Spain’s top chefs is threatening to quit the […]
24 June, 2013
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Cordoba winery wins gold for its ‘green’ wine

BODEGAS Robles, a highly esteemed organic winery from Cordoba, won […]
28 May, 2013
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The Super Seven

IT didn’t take long for Spain to get back to […]
11 May, 2013
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Paul Young cooks up a storm on the Costa del Sol

POP legend Paul Young is one chef that doesn’t follow […]
2 May, 2013
El Celler de Can Roca

Spain dominates world’s best restaurants list

SPAIN is once again leading the world in the food […]
19 April, 2013
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Save us from the chop!

ONE of Spain’s leading cookery schools has hopefully been saved […]
29 March, 2013
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Javier Bardem forced to close family restaurant

IT seems the recession has even hit Hollywood royalty as […]
23 March, 2013
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Spain goes à la cart

WHILE the rest of Europe panics about traces in their […]
23 March, 2013
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Bitter sweet in the Big Apple

ANDALUCIA’S top chef Dani Garcia has revealed how much he […]
2 March, 2013
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Going local in Andalucia

THERE are a variety of reasons people up-sticks and leave […]
29 December, 2012
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Japanese restaurant in Ronda in Spain’s version of Kitchen Nightmares

A JAPANESE restaurant in Ronda has featured in the first […]
28 December, 2012
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Top Spanish restaurant in foie gras fall out

A SPANISH restaurant voted among the world’s best has been […]
21 December, 2012
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Spanish restaurant El Bulli holds wine cellar auction

THE wine collection of Spain’s most famous restaurant is to […]
21 December, 2012
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Festive herbs and spices

HERBS and spices have been associated with the Christmas holidays […]
15 December, 2012
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Spanish chef Elena Arzak announces new venture in London

A THREE-MICHELIN starred Spanish cook is to open a new […]
15 December, 2012
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Spain tops olive oil list

SPAIN has kept its crown as the world’s leading exporter […]
2 December, 2012
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Malaga chef Jose Carlos Garcia gets his Michelin star back

A MALAGA chef has rejoined Spain’s culinary elite after regaining […]
23 November, 2012
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Axarquia: True vintage

THE Axarquia was producing top quality wines way before Rioja […]
21 November, 2012
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‘Mediterranean’ diet should include avocados, says expert

AVOCADOS should be classed as being part of the ‘Mediterranean’ […]
6 November, 2012
Ren Redzepi praises Spanish cuisine

Praise from the top for Spanish cuisine

THE head chef at the best restaurant in the world […]
6 November, 2012
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A wine time in Ronda!

THERE are nearly 30 different vineyards dotted around the Serrania […]
13 October, 2012
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Ronda winemaker Schatz to keep bottles underwater

A TRAILBLAZING wine maker is undertaking a crackpot plan to […]
12 October, 2012
Spanish produce to be showcased in London

London gets a taste of Spain

FOODIES looking to get a taste of the best Spanish […]
9 October, 2012
La Fishita

Marbella restaurant targeted by rival on TripAdvisor

EXCLUSIVE by Gemma Wilson A SCATHING review of a Marbella […]
25 September, 2012
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San Sebastian: The cutting edge of gastronomy

San Sebastian has been voted the gastronomic destination in the world. Here James Bryce looks at what makes the Basque city so appealing for foodies
25 September, 2012
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Grape expectations for Spain’s wine regions

Reduced grape harvests mean Spanish vineyards are concentrating on quality rather than quantity
3 September, 2012
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Andalucia’s open-air cuisine

WE are truly spoilt living in Andalucia, where we can […]
12 August, 2012
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Foodie heaven: Spain voted into world’s top five food destinations

SPAIN has been voted into the world’s top five ‘foodie’ […]
2 August, 2012
Chef Ferran Adria

Exhibition to showcase ‘new Spanish cuisine’ in Australia

AN exhibition showcasing the tools that chef Ferran Adria and […]
25 July, 2012
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Eating out in the dining capital of Vejer de la Frontera

Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke traces the reasons why Vejer de la Frontera has become a true frontier for cooking
25 July, 2012
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New book maps the rise of Vejer’s number one restaurant

WHEN they set up their restaurant Patria high in the […]
20 June, 2012
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Spanish chef Dani Garcia flying high

TOP Marbella chef Dani Garcia is to design the menus […]
19 June, 2012
Ferran Adria launching bullipedia

Ferran Adria set to launch a gastronomic encyclopedia

WORLD renowned chef Ferran Adria is set to launch a […]
26 May, 2012
Aldi spanish wine wins award

Cheap Aldi wine from Spain wins international award

PROVING you should never judge a bottle by its cover, […]
5 March, 2018
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Spanish are eating out more – and particularly at more foreign restaurants

Fast food restaurants, tapas bars and coffee bars are the main driving force behind the growth, representing 86% of the increase.
5 February, 2017
blue wine gik

Spain bans blue wine for being the ‘wrong colour’

Traded as Gik, the blend of red and white wine comes from grapes produced in the La Rioja, Leon and Castilla-La Mancha regions. But authorities say it is the ‘wrong colour’, and therefore cannot be advertised as wine.
1 February, 2017

Milking it: The varied and contradictory uses of ‘leche’ in Spanish

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