• Food
    Summer Drinking: Valencia White Wines & 2 New GINS!

    This month VÍ Vid recommend a selection of Valencian white wines and a pair of new Valencian gins. Bodega ‘Vinya Nature’ is from Les Useres and produces some excellent wines and a cava. The ‘Baranc de l´ Infern’ white is 60% Chardonnay and 40% Macabeo and has had no oak ageing. Pale lemon, clean and […]

  • Food
    Clectic Open Kitchen

    Open every day, the ‘24/7 Valencia’ team have lunched & dined out at ‘Clectic’ on numerous occasions over the years. It’s a really relaxing place to enjoy your food and drink and the restaurant really does live up to its name, providing a truly eclectic choice of tasty dishes from around the world. This is […]

  • Art
    New in Valencia and Hot Off The Plane

    The Valencía Way New country, new life, healthy living, new resolutions! Get fit, eat vegetables and salad all the time and maybe drink a little bit of red wine. That’s the plan and it was going very well until we arrived. This place has just tooo many distractions. Valencia, famed for its nightlife just sucks […]

  • Food
    MERCADO CENTRAL

    Valencia’s Central Market is one of the largest markets in Europe Perched high above the ornate iron and glass dome, it’s feet resting on a golden ball, is the Cotorra del Mercat, the big green parrot that is the symbol of the Mercado Central in Valencia. Cotorra means parrot in Spanish, but it also means […]

  • Food
    ALL HAIL THE KALE SALAD!

    FOOD ALL HAIL THE KALE SALAD! By Helen Westwater From the kitsch pinky prawn and avocado cocktail of the 70s, to the militant 80s pasta, brocolli tuna mix…or the 90s high-flying yuppie, tricolor mozarella, tomato, avocado, balsamic. As much as music and art, great salads also can encapsulate the aspirations and imagery of a decade. […]

  • Food
    VALENCIA WINES FROM THE ALICANTE REGION

    DO Alicante shows its new wines in Dénia Each year the ‘Denominaciones de Origen’, (DO’s) show their wines during the Summer and June is the chosen month. Alicante have their ‘Winecanting’ Festival on 5 June (public admitted) to be held in MARQ; DO Valencia hold theirs under the Opera House on 12 June (entry by […]

  • Food
    LA LLAR DEL CHEF

    As we made our way to our dinner on a warm and sultry evening for this month’s edition of the magazine, we could hear brass band music coming from the square opposite. It was an event for ‘Los Moros y Cristianos’. It was a lovely sight but we couldn’t stay long to watch as our […]

  • Food
    TAJ MAHAL INDIAN & PAKISTANI RESTAURANT

    TAJ MAHAL INDIAN & PAKISTANI RESTAURANT When we first arrived on these shores some 18 years ago, it was hard to find restaurants serving international cuisine and there were just a couple of Indian restaurants. One of them was ‘Taj Mahal’, which is still going strong and has just recently been completely revamped. Established in […]

  • Food
    FREE SPANISH TORTILLA

    FOOD: VEGAN & WHEAT-FREE SPANISH TORTILLA By Helen Westwater There’s an expression in Spanish ‘como agua en mayo’, for something that comes as a happy relief, be it water to soak dry fields, money or for me an exciting new recipe, ‘Vegan tortilla!’ As regulars to La Ola Fresca will know, it has become my […]

  • Food
    THE VURGER (VEGAN FOOD)

    VEGAN RESTAURANT IN VALENCIA Linda McCartney would be proud! It’s not often we review a fast food restaurant, but we have good reason to this month. Not a very long time ago when it was almost impossible to find a vegetarian restaurant in Valencia…finding a vegan restaurant really was impossible!!! I remember the first time […]

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