Category: Gastronomy

Beat the heat
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Beat the heat

Ice creams are the star treat in summer – refreshing, hydrating and delicious – even though they make great desserts in winter too! For some years now, frozen yoghurt has also been on our list of cool delicacies. Again, not exclusively a summer product, but as with ice cream, a sweet treat to beat the...

30 August, 202129 July, 2021by
illa Carlemany, leisure and dining in the centre of Andorra
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illa Carlemany, leisure and dining in the centre of Andorra

The range of options for dining and leisure on offer at illa Carlemany is not to be found anywhere else in the country. Under one roof, in the centre of Andorra, you’ll find ten restaurants and a unique cinema complex, with six theatres and a total of 1,022 seats. Food services are mainly located on...

2 August, 202129 July, 2021by
Dress up your Summer Table
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Dress up your Summer Table

Breakfasts on the terrace, dinners in the open air, lunch in the shade of the garden… Summer invites you to share meals and relax around the table with friends and family, and you can make the most of it by preparing a pleasant and welcoming atmosphere, including everything from the tableware to inviting decorative details...

5 July, 20211 July, 2021by
Which are the best wines?
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Which are the best wines?

Even if the label tells us that a wine is a reserve, organic, or from a particularly renowned vineyard, this still doesn’t guarantee that it will be better than another wine, all things considered. Indeed, there are additional aspects that determine which wines will be better, or more suitable for specific occasions. There are also...

5 April, 20211 April, 2021by
Travelling through coffee, in the Nespresso store at illa Carlemany
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Travelling through coffee, in the Nespresso store at illa Carlemany

The pandemic has just about brought mobility around the world to a standstill, and caused many people’s wanderlust to fade. To counter this, we can take refuge in films, books, and also in the aromas and flavours of the Nespresso “Word Exploration” coffee collection. You can find it at the brand’s one and only store...

15 March, 202128 February, 2021by
COVID-19 cancels a week of traditions in Andorra
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COVID-19 cancels a week of traditions in Andorra

The public escudella stews made on Sant Antoni and Sant Sebastià are an Andorran tradition that typically bring many people together. Due to COVID-19, however, this year they will be cancelled or celebrated in a different way. The origin of this tradition is twofold: to offer something to the poor, and as respite against the...

18 January, 202112 January, 2021by
After work drinks at illa Carlemany
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After work drinks at illa Carlemany

Here in Andorra it’s very common for people to head over to a bar or café for a drink after work, yet one variation that we’ve inherited from the Anglo-Saxon culture is after-work socialising, specifically with the people from work. This custom has been typified in different US TV series, where a bar becomes the...

28 August, 202025 August, 2020by
The restaurants and cafés of Andorra’s Centre
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The restaurants and cafés of Andorra’s Centre

The illa Carlemany shopping centre  is THE CENTRE in Andorra: because it’s located in the very heart of the country’s shopping district;  because it’s full of life; and because it brings together the widest array of services, shopping, entertainment and restaurants in the country, under a single roof and in a unique space. Truly, you...

2 March, 20202 March, 2020by
Caprabo at illa Carlemany in Andorra, to follow the Mediterranean die
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Caprabo at illa Carlemany in Andorra, to follow the Mediterranean die

Combining the regular practice of sports with a balanced Mediterranean diet is highly beneficial to our health. How? The Mediterranean diet is known to be an excellent nutritional model and one of the healthiest and most well-balanced lifestyles in the world, as it favours good health and prevents illness. If you’re one of those people...

3 February, 20203 February, 2020by
For a nice start of the year
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For a nice start of the year

Everyone celebrates the change of year, to some degree, in a special way, whether it means having dinner at a restaurant with friends and then partying until the wee hours of the morning or staying at home with the family and kids, watching TV and going to bed earlier. Few people are indifferent on the...

31 December, 20192 January, 2020by
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