• Editorial
    CHEF QUIQUE DACOSTA IS VOTED BEST BUSINESSPERSON OF SPANISH RESTAURANTS & CATERING

    ##The Royal Academy of Gastronomy recognizes Quique Dacosta,  the chef with three Michelin stars, coinciding with the recent tenth anniversary of the founding of the Quique Dacosta Group with headquarters in the Valencian Community and an eye on the international scene. Quique Dacosta Restaurant (3 Michelin stars), ‘El Poblet’ (1 Michelin star), ‘Carolina’, ‘Llisa Negra’, […]

  • Food
    A SPECIAL RESTAURANT IN VALENCIA! ‘HUERTA Y HUERTA’ IN RUZAFA…

    ##AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH CHEF RAMONET MONTFORT Set in the heart of Ruzafa, we had a delightful Sunday lunch at ‘Huerta y Huerta’ with a most amiable service. Accompanying a fairly fruity ‘Flor de Taronjer’ white wine, we savoured some tapas dishes that were beautifully presented. They combined high quality product like the deliciously grilled […]

  • Art
    HOT OFF THE PLANE AND NEW IN VALENCIA!

    ##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 you in and […]

  • Food
    SUMMER AT LA OLA FRESCA WITH POLENTA TARONJA CRUNCH

    ##A couple of years ago, Valencia celebrated the ‘València Ciudad Amable y el XV Congreso Ibérico La Bicicleta y la Ciudad’. ‘Ciudad Amable’ is an incentive from Andalusia, to promote the concept of a “friendly city”, with good public transport services, less traffic, nature and parks, sustainable tourism and safe cycling routes. Valencia with its […]

  • Editorial
    WHY VALENCIA?

    ##Why Valencia? ¿Por qué Valencia? It’s a reasonable question, I suppose. Why do I, and others from around the world, choose to live here? After all, the third-largest city in Spain doesn’t normally rate on most people’s “must-sees”. The Lonely Planet guide, in its suggested city-based itinerary, talks at length about Madrid and Barcelona and […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA IS THE LAND OF ORANGES

    For many Northern Europeans, the first time you hear the name Valencia is in connection with oranges. For well over a century, sweet oranges and mandarins have arrived from Valencia traditionally bringing a bit of exotic sunshine to the dark northern winter. Oranges play an important role in the history and economics of the city, […]

  • Food
    VALENCIA VERMOUTH

    Valencia has long been the City of ‘Gin Tonics’! But now the trend for aperitifs has grown and Vermut is making its way back. The bitter sweet drink is on the rise and on the shelves of many bars in Valencia again. Historically, there used to be a Vermut made in many village bodegas around […]

  • Art
    ‘EL CABANYAL’… DYNAMIC & HISTORIC VALENCIA

    ##El Cabanyal is the barrio or neighbourhood in Valencia that is directly to the west of ‘La Playa de Malvarrosa’. In this barrio you can smell and hear the sea next to you, while enjoying the views of a barrio full of authenticity and grit. As you walk through the streets, you can see the […]

  • Food
    ‘PRESERVED LEMONS’ BY HELEN WESTWATER OF ‘LA OLA FRESCA’

    ##So, Summer is here and who knows where Spring went? Our condolences to those affected personally by the crisis and thanks to the hard work and dedication of health service workers. ‘La Ola Fresca’ is open again and ready to receive you once more with a new line in takeaway picnics and dishes to enjoy […]

  • Editorial
    THE VALENCIAN DRINK HORCHATA

    ##The warm days are upon us so it’s time for a long, cool drink. Valencia has two of its very own. Well, ‘Horchata’ was invented in the Sudan and ‘Agua de Valencia’ is really just Buck’s Fizz with a twist.  These days they are both considered as Valencian as paella, fireworks and construction companies. Horchata […]

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