Grandma's recipe for strawberry-rhubarb dessert
Recipes
By Fresopolis

Grandma’s recipe for strawberry-rhubarb dessert

Even those who already speak fluent Spanish usually have to look up the Spanish word for rhubarb in the dictionary before they can ask where to get it in Mallorca. And if you ask a Spanish speaker about “ruibarbo”, he or she rarely knows what it is. A Central European or North American, on the other hand, quickly falls into fond childhood memories at the word rhubarb. Around lunchtime, the…
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7 GOOD REASONS FOR VISITING A FARM WITH KIDS
About us, News
By Fresopolis

7 Good reasons for visiting a farm with kids

There are of course many good reasons to visit a family farm with children, and many of them are obvious: children love animals; they have a natural urge to move, an endless imagination and a curiosity that motivates them to get to the bottom of mysteries. Where better to do this than on a spacious area with curious goats, funny pigs, sweet donkeys and ponies, proud peacocks, tame sheep, cuddly…
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Lovage an underestimated jewel in our herb garden
Herbs, Plants
By Fresopolis

Lovage: an underestimated jewel in our herb garden

To answer a frequently asked question right away: yes, lovage and “maggi herb” are one and the same plant. Though lovage in the 16th century in fact was commonly used in love potions, the word itself has nothing to do with “love”. “Lovage” derives in a rather roundabout way from the Latin name levisticum. As the plant was known before in France, it is supposed to be a derivation of…
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The secret about the Fresopolis chilies from Mallorca
Plants
By Fresopolis

The secret about the Fresopolis chillies from Mallorca

They don’t just look fiery – they are: our chili sauces Habanera, Escorpión and Carolina Reaper! And they are a real farm-to-table product: once the sun-ripened Fresopolis chilies have been harvested, the Mallorcan expert Salsas Martínez in Sóller skilfully transforms the pods into a spicy highlight for all those who like it hot. What would a barbecue be without a sensational chili sauce? Its consumption not only puts the guests…
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Pet rabbits This is what you should know before
Animals
By Fresopolis

Pet rabbits: This is what you should know before

Admittedly, even mum and dad might easily fall in love with a cute little bunny. And the purchase is so easy! Accessories like cage, litter, food and water dispenser are usually found right next to the rabbit hutch in the shop. But do you know that dwarf rabbits can live up to 10 years? Or that their teeth continue to grow throughout their lives, so always need special care? Do…
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