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Shopping & Food

HERE WE showcase the very best of each corner in Mallorca. We present a tightly edited selection of informed recommendations covering openings, classic favourites, special events, seasonal celebration and smart things to do, plus emerging new luxury lifestyle and travel trends.

 
The Specialty of the Sisters

The Specialty of the Sisters

In the sole convent of Benedictine nuns on Mallorca the motto is: "Ora et labora" [Pray and Work]. This Order receives no type of monthly subsidy. "It’s up to us to decide how to earn a living from day to day", the abbess who runs the convent tells us. And business is going well.

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The Best Breakfast in Mallorca

The Best Breakfast in Mallorca

Esaimada bakery When talking of what best to accompany a morning coffee, nothing surpasses the ensaïmada. This traditional spiral shaped breakfast pastry, produced in Mallorca since the 17th Century, still sells out in many bakeries across the island before mid morning. With its recipe handed down through generations of bakers, the characteristics of the ensaïmada are so inherent to Mallorca that in 2004 it was awarded PGI status (Protected Geographical Indication) by the European Commission.

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Flavour your senses at Senzone

Flavour your senses at Senzone

But as head chef at one of Palma’s coolest restaurants, his real fashion is his food; the dishes he creates, strictly chilled – or at least created to strictly chill the diner, as Restaurant Senzone at the Hospes Maricel is a ‘true journey for the senses’.

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Tu Crianza - Family History - Vines of Mallorca since 1790

Tu Crianza - Family History - Vines of Mallorca since 1790

Introducing Carlos Feliu, one of only a few winemakers on the island, embracing an age old traditional practice while rejecting contemporary, widespread techniques and any synthetic products namely chemical fertilizers and insecticides.

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Famous Hierbas Liqueur from Mallorca

Famous Hierbas Liqueur from Mallorca

Antonia Garau Arbos is the Lady of the Herbs. Day by day, with Argus eyes, she watches over the beds in which the aromatic plants thrive. Twice a year, in September and at the end of May, they are harvested and processed into Mallorca’s famous herbal liqueur, Hierbas.

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The fragrance of Mallorca

The fragrance of Mallorca

Each one of the flowers is picked from the tree by hand. Then it is cleaned, inspected and selected according to size. It has to have five immaculate leaves if it wants to become the "fragrance of Mallorca".

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The Best Way To Snack - Tapas in Palma

The Best Way To Snack - Tapas in Palma

Considered rather common practice in early days, tapas such as chicken croquettes or a small plate of Serrano ham were naturally served complementary with your beverage. The importance of food, when consuming alcohol has always been prevalent in Spanish society, however this custom has become very rare these days.

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