Alvaro Salazar directs the kitchens of VORO, which currently has two Michelin stars, with great skill and great success. A challenge that he achieved last December in the middle of the pandemic and which meant recognition for the whole team at the Cap Vermell Grand Hotel in Canyamel.
18 years ago we made a life changing decision and relocated to this glorious island of Mallorca. We bought a 15,000 square metre plot of land in the heart of the glorious countryside and built a traditional, Mallorcan style house…
Homemade cakes in the heart of the Tramuntana
The Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal has awarded an extra Michelin star to Mallorca’s restaurants in 2021 bringing the total on the island to 10 stars. Notable work includes Chef Álvaro Salazar from VORO who received his second Michelin star and Chef Fernando P. Arellano from Zaranda….
In the middle of May we were suddenly catapulted into high summer temperatures and many of us didn’t like it very much. Trying to keep cool was the number one priority for some people. I found a nice refreshing spot right in the centre of town that was completely free of charge: at the top of La Rambla where the fountain is.
To enter Frankie’s is to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of an authentic American diner. Everything in the restaurant, dedicated to street food and cocktails, is inspired by and takes us back to the 50s and 60s
Lavender, apart from looking great in the garden, is an incredibly versatile herb for cooking. Fresh edible flowers have made a bit of a comeback recently as enhancements to both the flavour and the appearance of food in restaurants.
Is it the Balearic warmth; the sight of the Med; the feel of the soft breeze or does food simply taste better out of doors? Something about dining on a beautiful terrace captures what life in Palma is all about.
Those who read the restaurant review with any regularity know I am not a dessert man. I think well made tarts and desserts are wonderful, but at meal times I always prefer to finish on a savoury note.
Santa Catalina is famed for its lively foodie scene but rather than celebrate the restaurants in plain view, sometimes it’s worth exploring the lesser-known places
When we are planning an anniversary meal at home for the family, it is sometimes quite difficult to think of a dish that will make the meal a memorable one for everyone. If there’s a special family lunch or dinner in the offing that you want to end on a culinary fanfare …
Firmenich is a company based in Geneva. One hundred and twenty-five years old, Firmenich is a global player in the business of fragrance and flavour. A partner company is Microsoft, as a line of development at Firmenich is the use of artificial intelligence to create flavours – food flavours.
Many British people over a certain age should have fond memories of wine and cheese parties because they were very popular from the mid-1960s to the early 80s. Wine and cheese are perfect partners and you don’t have to be a gastronome to appreciate them …
Celebrate the festive season with a delicious meal in one of Mallorca’s top restaurants. Throughout the holiday period a warm welcome and special menus can be expected from a number of venues catering for some or all of the merry days including pre-Christmas, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year.
The leading British chef in Spain, Marc Fosh, who has been based in Majorca for 25 years now, has maintained his Michelin Star for the eighth consecutive year.