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 →
How to make you holiday more eco-friendly. Help us keep Mallorca clean. Please!
I love the word 'eco-tourism'. It combines both two concepts I very much love, travel and love of the Earth. And don't they go hand in hand? We love to travel because we love to see more of the earth we love. The Earth is beautiful because of all it different eco-systems and thanks... Continue Reading →
Adopt a Snail! Name it in the honor of a loved-one.
There are a countless number of snails here in the far eastern part of Mallorca, Spain, also known as Mallorca Llevant. The poor things are everywhere constantly searching for food and company, and all too often finding a terrible fate. They are a delicacy here in Mallorca, as they are quite delicious, so every year thousands end... Continue Reading →
Pop-Up Dinner Concert Artá, June 8th and 9th! Save the Date!
Now this is whimsical indeed! Hosted by Laura Lockington and myself, we are delighted to announce that Chef Kanthi Thamma of The Spice Circuit is coming to Artá to do a pop-up gourmet, Southern Indian, 6-course dinner right here in my own garden! While he is in the kitchen performing his magic, I will be... Continue Reading →
Finca Biniagual, 2016 Rosé review. Finca Biniagual, 2016 reseña de Rosé.
(Desplácese mas abajo para la versión en Castellano) This is a remarkable Rosé! I have decided that I will only post wine reviews for wines that I like and would honestly recommend. For 2 reasons, the first and most important being that I like to say positive things and I was taught that if you... 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 →
Freyé, Rosé 2016, D.O. Penedes, Catalonia
Vino Rosado DO Penedes - D.V. Masia Freyé Syrah/Sumoll 0,75L 2016 Tis the season of pink wine and lingering sunshiny lunches! Personally, I am a very difficult person to impress when it comes to pink wines. More often than not they are too sweet and way overboard on fruitiness, strawberry usually,... Continue Reading →