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Animals

Slaying The Pig

Mallorca’s Moroccan population is busy preparing for Eid al-Adha (the Festival of Sacrifice, November 29th) when corderos will be slaughtered in Felanitx and elsewhere on the island. I think I […]
Slaying The Pig

The Ibicenco Dog

The Ibicencan Hound (Podenco Ibicenco) is also sometimes called the Pharaoh Hound in reference to its assumed Egyptian origins. Some sources claim that any Egyptian roots have been disproved and […]
The Ibicenco Dog

The Sea Tomato

The Mallorcan tomàquet de mar (Actinia equina) could roughly be translated as a Sea Tomato, however, there is no such thing in the English vocabulary. Instead, Wikipedia lists this sea […]
The Sea Tomato