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Lomo Con Col

This pig in my photo is the biggest porcine animal I have ever seen, in Mallorca or anywhere else. Tradition and circumstance had it that pigs and pork played a […]
Lomo Con Col

Ametlles Verdes

On a walk in the Mallorcan countryside you will now see the almond trees carrying a rich supply of ametlles verdes (green almonds). Green almonds are unripe almonds, picked before […]
Ametlles Verdes

Gone Fishing?

The fishing fleet of Mallorca consists of 34 fishing boats and trawlers. Most of the fleet is based in Palma, but there are a handful of fishing boats also in Andratx, […]
Gone Fishing?

Gefilte Fish

Apologies for today’s misleading title. The fish shown here is, of course, not the Gefilte Fish. I do not know if there was a lot of Gefilte Fish in Spain […]
Gefilte Fish

Halal Butchers

Some of you may have recently come across a shop in Mallorca like the one shown here, selling meat slaughtered the Halal way. This prevalence has to do with the […]
Halal Butchers