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Galicia tinned potatoes appear in Oscar-winning film 'Parasite'
Food & Drink Mon, Feb 10, 2020

Galicia tinned potatoes appear in Oscar-winning film...

A TINNED potato factory in Galicia founded by a man who is now 87 has been given a massive publicity boost – the brand features in a scene on the film that swept the board at last night's Oscars. a dark comedy...

Gold bread, fish-eye fritters, mushroom wine and other oddities from Madrid Fusión
Food & Drink Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Gold bread, fish-eye fritters, mushroom wine and other...

THE MOST expensive bread in the world contains gold, silver and flowers, and is made in Málaga – the latest unusual fact to come out of the Madrid Fusión culinary fair. Created by Juan Manuel Moreno and costing €1...

Consumer group reviews in-store 'squeeze-your-own' juice: Clean, safe, full of vitamins and value for money
Food & Drink Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Consumer group reviews in-store 'squeeze-your-own'...

FRESHLY-SQUEEZED fruit juice does not lose vitamin content unless it is drunk immediately, says one of Spain's leading consumer organisations, the OCU. In a review of orange juice across the country's major...

Roscón de Reyes: An Epiphany treat
Food & Drink Sun, Jan 5, 2020

Roscón de Reyes: An Epiphany treat

IF YOU'RE in Spain whilst you're reading this, you'll have been in for a treat tonight – the , as the country refers to the , will be parading round your town, flinging out sweets to the children, and then...

World's longest chocolate turrón unveiled
Food & Drink Fri, Jan 3, 2020

World's longest chocolate turrón unveiled

A CHOCOLATE officially the longest-ever made has been unveiled in an Extremadura town – and locals who want to help themselves only have to donate a kilo of groceries to the food bank. Villanueva de la Serena (Badajoz...

'Cheesy Oscars' world-class awards for €3 wedges from Mercadona and Lidl
Food & Drink Mon, Dec 30, 2019

'Cheesy Oscars' world-class awards for €3 wedges...

ONCE again, Spain has made its presence felt in the World Cheese Awards – widely known as the Oscars of dairy produce – with 18 chosen among the 84 best on earth. But not all of them cost an arm and a leg – some...

How Christmas hampers have evolved: Vegan, children's, gluten-free...
Food & Drink Sat, Dec 21, 2019

How Christmas hampers have evolved: Vegan, children's,...

CHRISTMAS hamper firms say they are now back up to full speed after the long financial crisis years – a time when companies were struggling to stay open, let alone give out free festive food baskets to staff, and the...

'Tesco abroad': Totally British supermarket opens in Mazarrón
Food & Drink Mon, Dec 16, 2019

'Tesco abroad': Totally British supermarket opens...

BRITS in Murcia who miss their favourite products from home can now pop into 'Tesco' without catching a plane – a completely UK-style supermarket has just opened on the region's coast. All staff at Food Co...

Christmas brings rise in Serrano ham thefts
Food & Drink Fri, Dec 13, 2019

Christmas brings rise in Serrano ham thefts

SUPERMARKETS and delicatessens have reported a sharp rise in thefts of legs of ham in the run-up to the Christmas period. The festive season in Spain does not normally involve a set type of meal in the same way as Anglo...

Turrón with a twist
Food & Drink Sat, Dec 7, 2019

Turrón with a twist

Anyone who has ever spent Christmas in Spain will know that the Spaniards' go-to sweet treat at this time of year is - a confection typically made with honey, sugar and egg whites, mixed with toasted almonds or...

What fruits and vegetables are in season in December?
Food & Drink Mon, Dec 2, 2019

What fruits and vegetables are in season in December?

It has been shown that eating fruits and vegetables when they are in season is better all round - for our health, our pockets and for the environment. One of the biggest advantages of eating produce which is in season...

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