Summer Recipes - Healthy and Refreshing

6 August 2020

Mallorca's authentic recipes... this is the epitome of summer on the island! - Chef Donald

Summer, sun and fish & chips? Not a good idea! When temperatures peak in summer, our bodies need (and crave) things that are light and easy to prepare.

Salads, gazpachos, grilled fish and vegetables – that's more like it! Fresh produce from your local market is all you need to replenish vitamins and minerals lost through transpiration.

Affordable Mallorca Tip: Watch your calories! The body does not need to produce as much internal heat in summer, which means: it doesn't need the same amount of food to keep it fuelled.

These Foods Are Like Ice Cubes For The Body #

  • According to the Traditional Chinese Medicine, cucumbers, tomatoes, mint and water melon all help to cool you down.
  • Coconut milk quenches your thirst and, say Ayurvedic experts, helps reduce heat in hands and feet.
  • Beat the heat with yoghurt and buttermilk. They are rich in minerals and probiotic lactobacilli that keep you safe against the nastier kind of summer-loving bacteria (those that might give you the runs…)
  • Spices will make you sweat more profusely, but don't consider this a downside. Transpiration cools the body! Try chillies, ginger and pepper.

And don't forget to drink enough. How much? Hard to say, as everybody is different. So, best check out yourself: your pee should have an almost clear colour – the colour of wheat straw, some say. If it's yellow, grab your water bottle!

How to Survive in the Heat

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Click here to read more the full article.
roof views sea sun

Our Legendary Gazpachos #

Watermelon and Garlic Gazpacho

This recipe will cool you down AND drive mosquitoes away.

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Gazpacho Watermelon

Creamy Cucumber Gazpacho

Fresh and delicious – try as a starter or light summer lunch.

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Green Cucumber Gazpacho Soup Veg

Serve Me Salads Anytime #

Watermelon and Mozzarella Salad

Want to try something new this summer? This is it!

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Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

Try Our Thirst-Quenchers #

Grapefruit Mocktail

No alcohol, and oh so, so cool!

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Grapefruit Drink Lime

Ice Cream – Make Your Own #

Homemade Almond Ice Cream

Mallorca’s number one desert: The famous helado de almendras

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Almond ice cream restaurant

This is an ongoing series. More recipes soon to come, so please come back to see what’s new.

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6 August, 2020

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