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    STRAWBERRY EXPLOSION! By Helen Westwater ‘La Ola Fresca’

    ##Strawberries are hard to beat! Heart-shaped and juicy, they have also been scientifically proven to reduce the risk of a heart attack through their high content of flavonoids (antioxidants) and are rich in potassium, the mineral that helps to regulate fluids and blood pressure. Try them with a splash of balsamic vinegar, black pepper, rocket […]

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    VALENCIA SPIRITS & SHOTS!

    ##Although we are primarily concerned with Valencian wine and food at VÍ Vid, we have written several times before about some of the other drinks available. This includes new gins from Nodus and Vegamar and we regularly update on new releases of the ever popular Vermuts produced in the community. With lockdown having ended and […]

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    ‘AMSTEL’ MAKES ITS PACKAGING MORE SUSTAINABLE

    24/7 VALENCIA: CAN YOU TELL US MORE ABOUT YOUR NEW PACKAGING? AMSTEL: THE ‘AMSTEL’ BREWERY GOES TO THE ESSENTIALS, MAKING ITS PACKAGING MORE SUSTAINABLE, WHILE UPDATING AND UNIFYING THE IMAGE OF A GROWING RANGE. New for the Amstel range: changes in labelling and increased sustainability in packaging. In the wake of the transformation already presented […]

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    ‘HARD ROCK CAFE VALENCIA’ IN 2021!!!

    ##Bang in the centre of the city, just between the train station and City Hall Square, Hard Rock Cafe Valencia is the perfect place for dinner and a show. Spread out across two floors with a large balcony to offer views of the historical town, Hard Rock Cafe Valencia can usually seat up to 350 […]

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    ‘LIDL’ …NEW VEGGIE PRODUCTS IN VALENCIA WITH ‘VEMONDO’!

    ##The company introduces its new own brand Vemondo to respond to the new needs of its customers and the high growth in the consumption of plant-based products among the Spanish population. Lidl reinforces its leadership in the veggie category and launches its exclusive Vemondo brand, a wide range of more than 140 vegan and vegetarian […]

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    KEDGEREE WITH ’24/7 VALENCIA’

    ##Now is definitely the time for some nourishing, settle-the-stomach comfort food. This month I want to talk about a favourite breakfast of mine, which also makes for a delicious lunch. Kedgeree was originally Indian, but was brought back by the British and is now a familiar dish in the UK. Sometimes, eaten for Sunday brunch […]

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    QUINOA PANCAKES BY HELEN WESTWATER (LA OLA FRESCA)

    ##When I lived in London, some of my favourite places to eat were the South Indian restaurants around Camden where they served delicious crispy, almost cone-shaped pancakes called dosas with a spicy mashed potato dish, vegetables and coconut relish. Since then I have tried to master the dosa—which involved hours of fermenting different types of […]

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    THAI PUMPKIN & SWEET POTATO SOUP

    ##I will take this opportunity to wish everyone all the happiness in the world in these challenging times and mention a little quote I read the other day that I thought was worthwhile; “life shrinks or expands in direct proportion to your courage.” So, there’s something in that for all of us really, isn’t there?! […]

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    SAVOURING SALMON

    ##For my home cooking this month, I have felt the urge for an omega dose and so have adapted this recipe from one of my favourite chefs, Thomas Keller, and his book ‘Bouchon’. Thomas Keller is the genius behind ‘The French Laundry’ in California and ‘Bouchon’ is the French Bistro he opened in New York. […]

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    ‘VALENCIA SUMMER FRUIT TART’

    ##How fabulous is Valencia during the summer? The weather is magnificent and the city has a more relaxed vibe. Awakening in the fresh light, the city is alluring, people are in their summer-fun mode and the pace is perfect. Restaurants and bars are opening again and it’s a joy to be strolling around the historic […]

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    STEAK WITH BÉARNAISE SAUCE

    ##There comes a time that I just crave a steak…plain and simple. Nigel Slater is one of the food world’s geniuses and I have adapted this recipe from him, because it still amazes me that there can be something so perfect and simple in life as a good steak with béarnaise sauce and possibly a […]

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    MERCABAÑAL (VALENCIA)

    ##Minutes from the seafront and in the trendy neighbourhood of Cabanyal, Mercabañal is the perfect gastronomical experience for all foodies alike! With several different street food vendors and two extensive bars, there are food and drinks to suit everyone’s taste. The venue itself is an incredible repurpose and restoration of indoor and outdoor space. There […]

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