A Cook’s Guide to Mallorca’s Culinary Delights: New Recipe Booklet With Mallorca Farmhouses

 

New for 2012, self-catering accommodation specialists Mallorca Farmhouses now provide guests with a fantastic cook’s guide to Mallorca. Keen to give a true taste of authentic Mallorcan cuisine, Mallorca Farmhouses have compiled various recipes on how to cook Spanish fare from simple tapas to traditional Mallorcan dishes, all of which utilise fresh local produce. Perfect for enjoying during a Mallorca villa holiday.

Guests can cook up a storm in the kitchen or BBQ terrace and enjoy a whole host of delicacies such as pimientos de padron (tapas of fried green peppers), pescado a la mallorquina (Mallorcan style fish), lechona al horno (oven baked suckling-pig) and the ever-popular Spanish paella – great to cook on a BBQ.

The Mallorcan recipes appear in an information pack, placed in each property, which also provides information on Mallorca’s well-stocked local markets, when they take place and at which village. Visit Santanyi or Felanitx market in the south-east for cheese, meat, fish and locally made olive oil and salt. While Pollenca market in the north has a great selection of ham, vegetables and wine.

Forgot to buy something? Don’t worry, the farmhouse gardens may provide a few key ingredients such as lemons, oranges or figs! Some properties, such as the five-bedroom Es Castell, even produce their own olive oil and wine for guests to try.

Alternatively, for those who prefer to put their feet up and be waited on, Mallorca Farmhouses also offer a private catering service. A chef will come to the property and provide a fine dining experience in the luxury, comfort and privacy of the villa or farmhouse. Choose from the tasty BBQ menu, traditional Spanish and Mallorcan dishes or the finest French and international cuisine. For more information on villa chef service in Mallorca, see their website.

Accommodation prices start from £452 per week for Cassellas de Baix, a two-bedroom country cottage with private pool in the village of Campanet, near Pollenca. The price includes maid service and a starter pack. Flights excluded.

For further information contact Mallorca Farmhouses on 0845 800 8080 or visit www.mallorca.co.uk.

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Beth Kendall
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Mallorca’s Country Specialist in accommodation Only and Tailor-Made Holidays Mallorca Farmhouses were set up in 1988 with just one farmhouse on offer. Today, the specialist holiday villa company offers approximately 85 unique properties, all with private pools, maid service and of an exceptional standard. With over 22 years’ experience, Mallorca Farmhouses have built a reputation in providing the very best accommodation the island has to offer. By continuously searching for unique and exceptional properties, the company carefully refines its portfolio on a regular basis to ensure high standards at all times. The properties are divided into three different categories: Exclusive Collection, Superior Collection and Essential Collection. The Exclusive Collection features Mallorca Farmhouses’ crème de la crème homes built to the highest standard and situated in the most desirable locations. Exclusive Collection properties also include a complimentary cot, games console with two handsets, table tennis table and a hairdryer in each bathroom. Prices start from £725 per week for a six-bedroom farmhouse. The Superior & Essential Collection continue to incorporate a range of rustic farmhouses, modern villas and cottage hideaways that offer excellent value-for-money. Prices for the Essential Collection start from £369 for a week in a two-bedroom cottage in Campanet. Properties in all collections are found across Mallorca, including the unspoilt villages of Cas Cancos and s’Horta in the south east corner and the quaint fishing village of Porto Colom. On the dramatic west coast, properties are situated in the much sought after regions of Andratx, Deia and Valldemossa and there are accommodation options in the quiet rural hamlets of Campanet and Buger in the north. Many properties are also located near the picturesque old town of Pollenca and the beautiful bay of Puerto Pollenca in the far north and there is an apartment in the old quarter of Palma city, offering accommodation year-round. Accommodation has been chosen to suit all tastes and requirements, from the 400 year-old traditional “fincas”, which have been transformed into lavish country homes to newly built grand mansion houses with interior décor to match. In addition, flexible arrival and departure dates are also available at some self-catering properties. For those seeking winter sunshine, Mallorca Farmhouses also offers a selection of self-catering accommodation with central heating, heated pools and log fires. Mallorca Farmhouses can provide guests with a gourmet chef service - perfect for a birthday, anniversary, special occasion or a wedding or small ceremony. Sourcing only the freshest local ingredients, the chefs at Crème de la Crème and Delicioso catering services have created extensive menus ranging from traditional Spanish and Mallorcan dishes to the finest French and International cuisine and even menus for children. Available throughout the year, choose from a traditional buffet, a Mallorcan menu, a BBQ lunch with an extensive list of mouth watering dishes, a typical Spanish dinner or for those with a refined palate, there is an á la carte menu with a variety of creative and tantalising dishes. Not only will they cook, but they will prepare the table with linen and candles, provide waiter service and clean up afterwards – leaving guests to enjoy the perfect party.

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