Neven Maguire returns with a fourth series of Neven's Spanish Food Trails, and this year the popular series sees Neven exploring the Balearic Islands of Mallorca and Menorca.
This year's series kicks off with the Cavan chef exploring Palma Bay from on board a motor yacht, which once belonged to the Belgian royal family; with fantastic views of Palma, the Cathedral, and the Tramuntana mountains in the distance.
"I love making the Spanish Food Trails series as there are so many new things to see, dishes to try out, and chefs, cooks and producers to meet. And of course I love the opportunity to share the places we visit with the viewers," Neven says.
"The variety, as always, is amazing – we visit city centre tapas bars, wine and brandy bodegas, a really cool bakery, and meet world class chefs and producers. We also visit a Mallorcan Black Pig farm, a 200-year-old gin distillery, and an almond grove."
This brand new series will bring viewers to a variety of stunning locations, including the Majorcan capital of Palma, the pretty village of Deia, the historic towns of Soller, Mahon and Cuitadella, and the Tramuntana mountains.
"I enjoy creating and adapting recipes on location, having been inspired by what I’ve seen," says Neven.
To bring a taste of the Balearic islands to the island of Ireland, Neven will be sharing mouth-watering recipes throughout the series for viewers to try at home. You can find them all on RTE.ie/Food following each episode.
Tonight, the Cavan chef makes patatas bravas with a spicy tomato sauce and baked mushrooms.
Elsewhere in tonight's show, Neven embarks to the capital of Mallorca, where he joins motor yacht Falcao Uno for a trip around the Bay of Palma, and in introduction to Mallorcan food with chef Ronny Portulidis.
Food guide Deborah Pina shows Neven how to make 'coca' – a popular Mallorcan snack and street food favourite. Neven meets Spanish TV chef Santi Taura at his modern tapas bar ‘Cor’ in the centre of Palma.
Watch Neven's Spanish Food Trails on Wednesdays at 8:30pm on RTÉ One.