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Friday, February 24, 2017

ALL ON BOARD – Dice and spikes for the open tournament

After chess success, it’s time to summon backgammon at the Caleta Hotel for the second edition of the Gibraltar Backgammon Open Championship scheduled for...

IDYLLIC ICELAND – Where fire and ice hold hands…

February, the month of St. Valentine. Many of us choose to buy gifts or go for a meal; some opt for a romantic break....

GERMAN WINES – and why we should all be drinking them

Germany may have failed to control Europe for a third time but its wines conquered wine aficionados decades ago, presenting those in the know...

BRAISED ARTICHOKES with tomato coulis…

INGREDIENTS 2 lemons, halved 36 baby artichokes (1.4 kg) ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 6 garlic cloves, quartered lengthwise 2 carrots, thinly sliced on the bias 1 medium onion, thinly...

STRAWBERRIES & CHOCOLATE PIE with toasted almond crust…

INGREDIENTS Crust: ¾ cup raw almonds ¼ cup coconut oil 3 tablespoons maple syrup ¼ teaspoon fine grain sea salt ½ cup oat flour 1 cup rolled oats Filling: 1 bag dark chocolate...

LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS – Do opposites really attract?

The philosopher Alain de Botton writes and talks about our current age of romantic love, which differs to an era where for better or...

COUCHSURFING – Travel like a local

If one thing brings your travel plans to an abrupt end, it is cost. You may be lucky and come across a cheap flight...

DATE NIGHT – How to find the perfect balance

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and whether you’re rather looking forward to a romantic dinner with your significant other, or you think...

DAYA’S DIET – listen to your gut and test the tastes

The Gibraltar Health Authority’s health promotion officer and Hatha Yoga therapist Daya Dewfall supports the Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park’s initiative to promote Meatless Mondays,...

SHEPHERD’S PIE VEGANISED – Wholesome and comforting

INGREDIENTS 600g Maris Piper potatoes 600g sweet potatoes 40g dairy-free margarine 1 onion 2 carrots 3 cloves of garlic 2 sticks of celery 1 tablespoon coriander seeds olive oil ½ a bunch of fresh...