From 22-28th October, London’s top Spanish restaurants and Maltby Street Food Market will be celebrating the produce and typical recipes of Mallorca. There will also be several other events where you can come and try Mallorcan food and wine.
The particpating restaurants will have a Mallorcan speciality on their menu as well as Mallorcan wine by the glass.
Scrambled eggs with Sobrasada and piquillo peppers £5.95, Coca Mallorquina (formatge mallorqui stuffed flatbreads topped with sobrasada, pimiento de piquillo and empeltre olives) £12.95 and a glass of 12 volts wine £8.00 (175ml glass), £11 (250ml glass) and£31.95 per bottle.
Barrafina frit mallorquín £7.80, glass of 12 Volts from 4 Kilos (callet & fogonue grapes) £8.00 per glass or £46 a bottle
Brindisa Tramontana - patata tramontana oven potato with Mahon cheese, sobrasada and fried duck egg. £6.
Glass of Macia Batle 2010 ( mantonegro & callet grapes ) £5.50. Both combined are £9.50
Cambio de Tercio Roast hake with a sobradasada crust and meloso rice with Mahon cheese £ 19.50 , glass of Anima Negre (callet grape) £8.50
Fino - frit mallorquín £7.80, glass of 12 Volts from 4 Kilos (callet & fogonue grapes) £8.00 per glass or £46 a bottle
Iberica London - Coca mallorquina of smoked cod and escalibada £8.00, glass of D.O. Binissalem – Mallorca “Añada Roble” (Callet, tempranillo, cabernet) £5.00
Pizarro - sobrasada on toast with pear and honey £6
Sunday at Boqueria Tapas
On Sunday 28th Boqueria Tapas will be working in collaboration with the well known Mallorcan chef, Oscar Martinez, who will create an entirely Mallorcan menu which will be available with accompanying Mallorcan wines. To book your table, please contact Boqueria
The week will kick off with a twitter cook-a-long with me, where followers to @R_McCormack #LondonMallorcawk, will be able to learn to cook Tumbet (a Mallorcan version of Ratatouille) using 140 character instructions.
The Cookalong on Twitter
stand by your kitchen at 7pm with twitter access and follow @R_McCormack or #LondonMallorcaWk
extra Virgin olive oil
2 green peppers
1 red pepper
2 cloves garlic
wine (that’s for you to drink so any wine you want)
For those less technically minded, there will also be a conventional cooking class on Wednesday 24th October. We will make tumbet, Mallorcan rice, Mallorcan stuffed squid, and a traditional Mallorcan cake.
There is a chance for a tutored wine tasting at Moo Grill . The trade tasting is between 1400-1730 and there is a free tutored tasting for the general public at 1800.
For the trade tasting please contact me, Rachel McCormack on email@example.com. For the general tasting please get your free ticket here (sold out)
A select group of food producers, will be showcasing their wares at Maltby Street. They will form a dedicated market running from Friday 26 from 6pm- 10pm and Saturday 27th from 9am to 3.30pm. Products on offer included small family estate wines, artisan olive oil, preserves, specialist seasonings and almond based store cupboard ingredients. This is the produce and wine that will be available:
Oli Novembre :Oli Novembre is produced from Mallorcan Arbequina olives. The Extra Virgin olive oil is unfiltered. A greenish golden colour, it has a fruity complexity, with aromas of green walnuts and a citrus finish. Perfect for salads, or as a finishing oil.
Ametlla+ de Mallorca : A range of almond based seasonings, Ametlla offers pure almond oil, as well as 3 innovative seasoning blends, each one inspired by the local cuisine and fresh produce that is readily available. These can be used as a substitute to salt, or used as a dry rub.
Almond, tomato & spices is ideal for rice, meat & vegetables; Almond, parsely and garlic is good with pasta and fish; Almond, dried apricot and lemon peel is perfect for salads, vegetables and desserts.
Raixa Mallorca :Artisan salt, marmalade, olive products and pickled samphire
Can Majoral: A family wine business. The grapes used in winemaking come from their own vines in Son Reus and Son Roig, in the municipality of Algaida. They cultivate both Mallorcan grape varieties (manto negro, callet, giró and premsal) and other varieties of red (cabernet sauvignon, merlot, pinot noir, sirah, ull de llebre and garnatxa) and white (chardonnay, riesling, viognier, xarel.ló and parellada). At present, they produce two different brands: Can Majoral and Butibalausí.
Vins Toni Gelabert Toni Gelabert has five hectares of cordon-trained vines, cultivated using the cordon de royat pruning system, (leaving eight spurs per vine). He produces an average of two to three kilos of grapes per vine per year. The earth is fertilized with biological nutrients and, in the cultivation, pruning, harvesting, transfer and bottling processes, the age-old system of biodynamics is used
Es Verger Situated at 400m above sea level, in the Sierra Tramontana, this small family winemaker prodces four organic wines. At Mallorca week they are showcasing Ses Marjades and Els Rojals.