The Pig Slaughter, An Annual Tradition in Mallorca

She was 220 kilos (485 pounds). She was black and white (and pink) and huge.  She met her fate on a chilly morning in the middle of January in the back yard of Maria and Willy’s house in rural Mallorca, not 1 kilometer from the village of Artá.  I never met her, but I am... Continue Reading →

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Where to Eat in Artá, Mallorca

Hi everyone!  I've decided to list my preferred and recommended  restaurants in Artá because people are always asking.   We are really lucky here in Mallorca to have an abundance and variety of good fresh veggies all year round, not to mention an array of  local meats and cheeses, and fresh local fish. Now, there... Continue Reading →

Pajitas de papel para Mallorca 2018!

Atención Restaurantes y bares en Mallorca! ¡Esta temporada turística ha comenzado y este año intentemos hacer las cosas de manera diferente! Más amable con el medio ambiente, por ejemplo! Hace poco tuve una conversación con el dueño de un restaurante en Santa Catalina sobre su problema con la paja de plástico. Sí, es una problema.... Continue Reading →

Essential Lentil Recipe

   When you think of Spanish cuisine you don’t think of lentils!   When you go to a Spanish restaurant you don’t see lentils on the menu.  However, if you have ever lived or spent a significant amount of time in Spain one thing you’ve learned is that lentils are indeed the real (albeit undeclared )... Continue Reading →

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