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The power of the Pomegranate

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 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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Perfect for summer BBQ season!


Pie in the Sky in Palma Nova (Mallorca) is now know as El Toro Foods and the company is going from strength to strength! In addition to their delicious home made pies, biltong, dried wors & boerewors they now have introduced an exciting range of products specially for your “Braai” ... Read More »

Knowledge is thirsty work!

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Fine Wine Works now have a permanent presence in Mallorca in the form of Tania Kane. After many years traveling the world first as Stewardess and then Cook on yachts, Tania Kane has recently left the lure of the sea and taken her love of wine to the next level, ... Read More »

Sweet indulgence

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Delicious American-style muffins have become so popular over the last decade and you now see them proudly displayed everywhere from starbucks to MacDonald’s. Unfortunately, the truth is they tend to be frozen, mass-produced items that are most likely pumped full of preservatives and E-numbers. The fact is, big or small, ... Read More »