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Galley Goddess – Hot Days, Cold Soups!

Galley Goddess – Hot Days, Cold Soups!

Cold soups are undeniably the superheroes of stinky hot weather dining on land or afloat and a necessary must when enduring our three month summer incarceration here in Mallorca. The lusty gazpacho, the dashing Borscht and the fearless Vichyssoise, just a few examples of kick arse soups who, if given ... Read More »

Haute Cuisine & Gastronomy Course For Superyacht Chefs In Barcelona

Haute Cuisine & Gastronomy Course For Superyacht Chefs In Barcelona

By top international chefs such as Gaggan Anand and the team from the Lasarte. The second edition of the Sirius Cookery Course (Cooking and Gastronomy for Superyachts) will be held in October this year. This is an exclusive and pioneering international course aimed at enhancing superyacht chefs’ expertise in haute ... Read More »

VIP Service School Announce Their PYA Accreditation In Palma

VIP Service School Announce Their PYA Accreditation In Palma

VIP SERVICE SCHOOL is delighted to announce the confirmation of their Accreditation by PYA (Professional Yachting Association) as Palma’s first training facility to be able to offer the GUEST Program courses to interior yacht crew. Having spent 17 years working on yachts, Hazel Anderson (CEO and Head Trainer), has brought ... Read More »

The power of the Pomegranate

The power of the Pomegranate

 By Mark Fosh – The other day I was very relieved and surprised to find pomegranate molasses tucked away in a little spice shop in the olivar market here in Palma. I was hunting it to put a little finishing touch to my Turkish spoon salad that I was preparing for ... Read More »

How to use skin exfoliant

How to use skin exfoliant

Dead skin cells often need a little help to slough off. A skin exfoliant with ingredients like an alpha hydroxy acid or a beta hydroxy acid can leave you looking fresh and feeling smooth again. Our skin is constantly renewing itself, growing new skin cells to replace the surface skin cells that ... Read More »

From Ship to Shore!

From Ship to Shore!

Interview with Natalie Boddy   How long did you work in yachting? I didn’t work long in the yachting industry really. I was one of the lucky ones who basically did a lot of relief work.   Can you tell me about your yachting career – highlights and low points? ... Read More »

Interview with Stewardess Lindsey Everingham

Interview with Stewardess Lindsey Everingham

What did you do before yachting, and how did your yachting career begin? I was at university before I went into the yachting industry. I studied a Bachelor of Social Science, majoring in Psychology and Sociology. I then did a postgrad in Entrepreneurship and Business Management (PGDM). After I finished ... Read More »

Seeing Red by Marc Fosh

Seeing Red by Marc Fosh

SOLLER PRAWNS Every time I wander around the market in Palma, I always find myself literally drooling over the stunningly fresh, locally caught red prawns from Soller. I don’t think it is possible to put anything finer in your mouth. With that intense, wild taste that just explodes when you ... Read More »

Galley Goddess – Clams, the unassuming molluscs

Galley Goddess – Clams, the unassuming molluscs

Clams, the unassuming molluscs…..a palourde to the French, a vongola for the Italians and a almeja here in Spain. The unpretentious bivalve has been hanging around in world oceans for more than 500 million years with an incredible total number of living species at 9.200. But, happy as a clam? ... Read More »