Muri Beach Club Restaurant

The restaurant is inside the hotel complex which, in turn, has a massage and beauty spa service. SETTING The decoration of the place has an excellent taste. The location is one of the best on the entire island. With the islets of Muri in front of the beach, the view is paradisiacal. The hotel has a beautiful swimming pool with lounge chairs. The internal space of the pool is framed by the mountains and has a very good selection of themes in its functional music.SERVICE The bartenders and service staff are very friendly and helpful. Regarding the massage service, although it is not the objective of this post, it is regular, I do not recommend it. FOOD & MENU In special events with a buffet or with starter, main course…

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Truffles: search experience & tasting menu

The experience begins in a local winery of Castellón, where wines and delicious regional cheeses are tasted. From there, the group heads to the mountain with the guide, who explains the history of the place and how the family started the mycological business. The experience of looking for truffles with dogs trained in the Spanish bush is magical. They detect their scent and dig them up when an ordinary observer has difficulty even distinguishing truffles from stones. Watching them sniff out truffles, buried several inches below the surface, is truly unique. The winter truffle season is from mid-November to the end of March; however, summer truffles are also found from the beginning of May to the end of August. Some are suitable for consumption and the spores of the others…

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How are sparkling wines produced?

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There are different processes for making wines with bubbles or carbon dioxide. We are going to investigate its characteristics and peculiarities. According to their pressure, the wines are classified as still (less than 1 kilo or atmosphere of pressure); semi sparkling (from 1 to 3 kilos of pressure) or sparkling (more than 4 kilos of pressure). To make sparkling wine, the harvest is normally early than for regular wine to achieve higher acidity and lower alcohol content (10/11 degrees). A base wine fermented at a low temperature is made to preserve fruit aromas and flavors, without malolactic fermentation to keep natural acidity. They are made with chardonnay or pinot noir grapes more frequently or with other varieties such as semillon or pinot gris. Carbon dioxide can be of exogenous origin,…

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What are carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and fibre good for?

Macronutrients are the substances that we need to incorporate through our diet in relatively large quantities to meet the body's needs. There are three: carbohydrates; proteins and fats. Micronutrients (also known as oligonutrients) are the substances that we need to incorporate in smaller amounts, but they are still essential for the fulfillment of organic functions. Micronutrients are of two types: vitamins and minerals. See Importance of minerals for your organism, functions of the water-soluble vitamins and functions of the fat-soluble vitamins. Vitamins and minerals mostly fulfill regulatory functions in processes and metabolism. CARBOHYDRATES They are responsible for providing energy to the body to carry out the vital functions of metabolism and muscular system. They provide 4 kilocalories per gram. By incorporating carbohydrates into meals, the body can use proteins for…

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Focaccia is a delicious recipe of Italian origin, optimal to complete the basket of bread as an appetizer. Let's do it! INGREDIENTS - 500 gr. Flour - 325 cm3 Water - 13 gr. Salt - 20 gr. Yeast - 50 gr. Olive Oil - 100 gr. Olives - 20 gr. Fresh rosemary PROCEDURE - Form a crown with the dry ingredients. - Mix the liquid ingredients and place them in the center of the crown. - Knead into a smooth bun. - Add the olives and continue kneading until they are incorporated. Let stand 15 minutes. - Place on an oiled plate and leave covered in a hot sector until doubled in size. Make holes with your fingers where you can place more olives. - Bake until golden brown. -…

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Lentil dip

A great dip alternative to spread on bread, crackers or vegetable sticks. Lentils are very nutritious and healthy, it's great to learn options and incorporate this food into our diet. INGREDIENTS - 150 gr. Dried lentils - 2 Garlic cloves - 5 gr. Rosemary - 60 cm3 Olive Oil - 10 gr. Fresh chili - 1/2 Onion - Salt and pepper - Olive and paprika to present PREPARATION - Cook the lentils until tender and strain. - Sauté the onion in brunoise. - Process lentils, garlic, chili and onion. - Add the rosemary, seasonings and oil little by little to emulsify. - Once you a creamy and homogeneous texture, the dipping sauce is ready. Present with olive and paprika on the top. - Enjoy your lentil dip!

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Basted stuffed chicken

Is the breast dry? No, we dry it when we overcook it, the breast is juicy if it is at the correct cooking point. It's very important in this type of cuts, to be attentive to the cooking times. INGREDIENTS - 2 Half chicken breasts Stuffing: - 1 Onion - 15 gr. Parsley - 100 gr. Ham - 100 gr. Mozzarella - 2 gr. Paprika - 1 gr. Chili - 1 Clove of garlic - Pine nuts, chopped almonds (optional) Sauce: - 60 ml Soy sauce - 80 ml Honey - 50 gr. Sugar - 30 gr. Hot chili - 100 gr. Apple juice PROCEDURE - Sauce: Cut the chili into small pieces, mix with the rest of the ingredients and reduce until it has a point of sauce. -…

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Spanish Omelette

This recipe is from Spain, very tasty as a side, starter or main dish. If you want, you can also make it with mushrooms, peppers, pumpkin, whatever you like. Let's get to work! INGREDIENTS - 3 White potatoes - 2 Onions - 5 Cloves of garlic - 50 cm3 of Olive oil - 50 gr. Spicy Pork sausage ​​ - 6 Eggs - Salt and pepper - Oil to fry potatoes - Chili (optional) - Parsley and tomatoes to decorate PREPARATION - Cut the potatoes into 2 cm squares and fry in plenty of hot oil until they are cooked inside. If you want to make a lighter version, you can steam them. - Cut the onions into strips, the sausage ​​into small squares and sauté in olive oil together…

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Onion soup Vichyssoise

A classic of French cuisine. Let's make a delicious onion soup! INGREDIENTS - 300 gr Onions in round - 500 cm3 Poultry or beef broth - 50 gr. dark Roux (25 gr. butter + 25 gr. flour) - 30 gr. Butter - 50 cm3 White wine - 200 gr. Baguette - Gruyère cheese - Salt and pepper PREPARATION - Brown the onion in a saucepan with the butter until they take a good color. - Deglaze with white wine. After the alcohol evaporates, add the poultry or beef broth. - Reduce to concentrate the flavor. - Add the dark roux to thicken, stirring constantly. The roux is made with butter and flour in equal parts over low heat until the flour cooks. However, it's removed from the heat frequently so…

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Galician pie

This recipe is of Spanish origin, from the Galicia area. Its name in Spanish is empanada, but normally in the rest of the world, this type of preparation is known as tuna pie. INGREDIENTS - Puff pastry - 200 gr. Tuna - 2 Onions - 1 Red bell pepper - 1 Green bell pepper - 20 ml Olive Oil - 20 gr. Olives - 2 Gr. Paprika - 2 Tomatoes concassées - 1 Egg - 15 gr. Parsley PROCEDURE - Make the boiled egg and reserve. - Cut the peppers and onion into brunoise. - Sauté peppers and onion until tender. Add the tuna and tomato concassé and mix. - Cut the olives into a rondelle and add them to the filling together with the chopped egg. - Season with…

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Potato and mozzarella croquettes

Crispy potato croquettes stuffed with mozzarella are an excellent appetizer or accompaniment to meat, cuts of poultry or lamb. Let's learn the procedure to prepare them! INGREDIENTS - 200 gr. Potatoes - 1 Egg - 1 Egg yolk - Salt and pepper - 10 cc Neutral oil - 100 gr. Flour - 100 gr. Breadcrumbs - 400 ml Neutral oil for frying PROCEDURE - Boil the potatoes and make a puree. - Add the egg yolk. - Cook over low heat, stirring constantly. - Spread in a bowl, cover with film and reserve in the refrigerator. - Prepare the mixture for the English breaded: beat the egg with a little neutral oil, salt and pepper. - If you want to make croquettes only with potatoes, it's best to fill a…

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Valencian Seafood paella

The Valencian paella, as its name indicates, is a dish from Valencia -Spain- very tasty, well known and replicated internationally. Paella is traditionally made with bomba rice, also of Spanish origin, short rice of medium thickness that has the ability to absorb large amounts of liquid. INGREDIENTS - 200 gr. Bomba rice - 50 cc Virgin Olive Oil - 2 Onions - 1 Red pepper - 6 Cloves of garlic - 3 Ripe tomatoes - 5 gr. Paprika - 1 Measure of saffron - 4 Prawns with carcass - 16 Mussels - 20 Cockles - 6 Scallops - 600 cc Poultry broth or fish Fummet - Salt and pepper PROCEDURE - Cut the vegetables into brunoise and sauté them in olive oil. - Add the rice and mix until it's…

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Beetroot Risotto

This recipe is Italian, very colorful and nutritious. It's a great way to make kids eat beetroot without knowing... Risotto is usually made with starchy rice like carnaroli, arborio, or vialone nano. INGREDIENTS - 1 Cup of carnaroli rice - 1 Onion - 1 Beetroot - 6 cloves of garlic - 1/2 Cup white wine - 2 Cups of broth - Salt and pepper - 80 gr. Butter - 100 gr. Grugere or Parmesan cheese - Fresh parsley and / or basil to decorate. In this case we accompany the dish with a piece of Camembert. PROCEDURE - Steam and make a puree with the beetroot, with the help of a processor. - Cut the onions and garlic into brunoise (very small pieces). - Place half of the butter in…

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Technique: Learn to do a back and hair massage to your partner

Nothing better than receiving a good massage at home to relieve the tensions of a long day at work. We are going to learn step by step the techniques that professionals do to reproduce them at home! It's important that the masseur maintains a rhythm in the treatment so the patient can relax. The constant rhythm makes the patient know what to expect, what comes next so there are no surprises, he feels nothing is going to harm him and stops being in an alert position. The therapist must control his breathing, be relaxed, with an attitude and intention to help, to give pleasure. It's interesting to apply the movements that you feel are most satisfactory, basically doing to the other what we like to receive. Massage is a way…

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Advantages of a good massage

Massages can be both stimulating and relaxing. In addition to the benefits of receiving a massage, if we consider the beneficial effects of essential oils, the result will be even better. It's an excellent gift for your partner or for yourself! - They reduce tension and pain caused by muscle contractures. - They stimulate blood circulation, muscle tone and flexibility of the body. - They stimulate the lymphatic system and the elimination of toxins, fats and retained liquids. - They favor the immune system, because they increase lymphocytes. - They help to balance blood pressure. - They reduce anxiety, depression and premenstrual syndrome. - They improve headaches caused by muscle tension. - They improve tissue oxygenation and skin tone. - They help fight against insomnia, since they favor the production…

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