• Food
    CHICKEN TAGINE WITH COUSCOUS BY HELEN WESTWATER OF ‘LA OLA FRESCA’

    Chicken Tagine with Couscous Tagine • 1 whole chicken • 1 large onion, finely chopped in a food processor • 4 garlic cloves, crushed • 100 gm butter • 1 tablespoon ground ginger (dried powdered) • 1 cinnamon stick • 3/4 teaspoon turmeric • 3/4 teaspoon saffron strands • 3 tablespoons lemon juice • 100 […]

  • Art
    ‘LA FÁBRICA DE HIELO’ IN CABANYAL IN 2020

    ##“La Fábrica de Hielo is one of our favourite “chill-out” spots. This artistic and diverse space hides in the barrio of ‘El Cabanyal’, just next to the beach. Revamped from an abandoned ice factory; on the inside there is natural light that pours from the ceilings to illuminate a playful, hipster interior with colourful mismatching […]

  • Food
    ‘OVEN ROASTED LAMB AND ASPARAGUS’ BY ‘LA OLA FRESCA’

    BY HELEN WESTWATER Having previously lived on an idyllic Cornish farm complete with delightful spring fluffy lambs hopping around the fields, I’m afraid to confess to the vegetarians amongst you that, although I am not a huge meat-eater, lamb is one of my favourite meats. As one of the benefits of writing this column is […]

  • Editorial
    THE TWIST ON TAPAS…IN VALENCIA

    ##Tapas have been the ultimate staple of Spanish cuisine for centuries. Whether they are hot or cold, sweet or savoury, served by themselves or combined to make a full meal, tapas have more recently expanded to incorporate a wide dimension of palates, cultures and hold a great significance in restaurant,  ranging in sophisticated to casual […]

  • Editorial
    ALL ABOUT ‘AGUA DE VALENCIA’ (VALENCIAN COCKTAIL)

    ##Agua de Valencia was first concocted by erstwhile artist and barman Constante Gil, who started serving it in his bar, the now sadly defunct ‘Cerveceria Madrid’ in C/ Abadia San Martin in 1959 in Valencia. The bar with its live piano music and its alcoves and poky corners was a classic of Valencian nightlife, especially […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA GINS, WHITE & ROSADO WINES

    ## VÍ Vid were ‘on tour’ in the Ribera del Duero, tasting white wines from the Rias Baixas in Galicia and tasting monovarietal wines from Monastrell, Moscatel and Bobal in the next phase of the ‘Concurso de Vinos Valencianos Proava.’ The first two elements have taken us out of our normal comfort zone and challenged […]

  • Art
    OPEN AGAIN! A LOOK AT ‘RUZAFA’ IN VALENCIA

    ##If Paris is your heart’s desire, Ruzafa is your destination. Russafa’s Parisian-style ambiance serves up comparable culture, art and history … right here at home. It’s not only profoundly artsy. It’s chic. Vibrant. Cosmopolitan. Eclectic by day, and electric by night. Most of all, it is Valencian! This thriving-and-jiving urban barrio is located on the […]

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