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Merienda

Merienda is the name of a midmorning snack in Spain. Builders take a second breakfast, as do office people, factory girls, even pre-school children have a midmorning merienda break. ¡Bon […]
Merienda

Tea Time

One of Palma de Mallorca’s landmarks has to be the Forn des Teatre pasteleria, diagonally across from Bodyshop, and just down from the Teatre Principal. This pastry shop cum bakery cum […]
Tea Time

Food Shopping

One of the nicest and best stocked shops for food specialities of the Mallorcan kind is a place called Colmado Santo Domingo, in Palma de Mallorca. You will find everything […]
Food Shopping

Green Tears

I have discovered a new Mallorcan olive oil that you must try. It is called Llàgrima Verda (green tear) and it is absolutely delicious. It has a buttery taste, is […]
Green Tears

Of Fish and Fishermen

When I first came to live in Mallorca, I was overwhelmed by the sumptuous presentation of fish and seafood in shops and supermarkets. I had found paradise, or so I […]

Spring Lambs

Spring has sprung and with it, the Spring lambs’ season. If you like eating meat, you ought to try Mallorcan lamb. Succulent, tender, hearty, scrumptious. Have a pierna de cordero […]
Spring Lambs