2.en.42 Majorcan traditional food and Mallorca Daily Photo Blog

Magdalena, your Catalan teacher, will talk to you about slow food and local products. Thanks to our friend Klaus, we can keep track of Mallorcan traditions and read his inspiring blog written in excellent English.

Magdalena will probably mention a beautiful exhibition in Son Boter. In Mallorca Daily Photo Blog, you can read about this variety of paprika grown in our island and used to make sobrasada.

Enjoy Klaus’ beautiful pic and read the text. The post was made the 23rd September 2010. After reading the text, answer the questions and post your comments to the blog.

  1. Could you find many imported products in local markets 25 years ago?
  2. When was the time to harvest the pebre bord?
  3. Why did farmers string the peppers onto long strings of thread?
  4. Why did some Majorcan farmers stop growing and selling the local paprika?
  5. What was Son Boter in the past?
  6. Who was a famous artist that used Son Boter as his studio?
  7. Which new words did you learn by reading this article?

Homework: post your comments to the blog for Monday 23rd

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25 Respostes to “2.en.42 Majorcan traditional food and Mallorca Daily Photo Blog”

  1. claudiapg Says:

    1. No, you couldn’t find many.
    2. September was the time to harvest.
    3. The farmers put the peppers on a string to dry.
    4. Because it was cheaper to import this product from Morocco, Brazil and Turkey.
    5. Son Boter was a typical mallorcan farmhouse.
    6. The famous artist was Joan Miró.
    7. Consumption, string, dry, harvest…

  2. tatidt Says:

    Could you find many imported products in local markets 25 years ago?
    No.
    When was the time to harvest the pebre bord?
    On september.
    Why did farmers string the peppers onto long strings of thread?
    For the purposing of drying
    Why did some Majorcan farmers stop growing and selling the local paprika?
    For making peppers growing.
    What was Son Boter in the past?
    A typical Mallorca farmhouse.
    Who was a famous artist that used Son Boter as his studio?
    Joan Miró
    Which new words did you learn by reading this article?
    NO NEW WORDS! ^^

  3. andrea199762 Says:

    1. No, you couldn’t find many.
    2. In september.
    3. For the purposing of drying
    4. For making peppers growing.
    5. Son Boter was a mallorcan farmhouse.
    6. The famous artist was Joan Miró.
    7. String, harvest…

  4. Love Says:

    1. No, you couldn’t.
    2. In september.
    3. For the purposing of drying.
    4. For growing the making peppers-
    5. Mallorca’s typical farmhouse.
    6. Was Joan Miró.
    7. string, harvest…

  5. idaira Says:

    1.Could you find many imported products in local markets 25 years ago?
    No
    2.When was the time to harvest the pebre bord?
    On september.
    3.Why did farmers string the peppers onto long strings of thread?
    For the purposing of drying
    4.Why did some Majorcan farmers stop growing and selling the local paprika?
    For growing the making peppers
    5.What was Son Boter in the past?
    In the past they was Mallorca’s typical farmhouse.
    6.Who was a famous artist that used Son Boter as his studio?
    Was Joan Miró
    7.Which new words did you learn by reading this article?
    Consumption, string,harvest…

  6. neusr Says:

    1)No
    2)In september.
    3) For the purposing of drying
    4)For making peppers growing.
    5)Son Boter was a mallorcan farmhouse.
    6)Was Joan Miró
    7)String, harvest,consumption…

  7. Daryl Jade Says:

    1. The local markets hardly offered anything imported from afar.
    2. In September was the time to harvest the Pebre Bord.
    3. Farmers string the peppers onto long strings of thread for the purpose of drying.
    4. Because It was cheaper when people imported this product in Morroco, Turkey and Brazil.
    5. Son Boter was a typical majorcan farmhouse.
    6. Joan Miró used Son Boter as his studio.
    7. I did not learn any new word.

  8. philline Says:

    1. no, you couldn’t.
    2. In september.
    3. for the purposing of drying.
    4. Because it was more cheaper the imports from Morocco, Turkey and Brazil.
    5. Son Boter was a typical Mallorcan farmhouse.
    6. Was Joan Miró.
    7. String, thread…

  9. aina tous Says:

    1.No, you couldn’t.
    2.In september.
    3.To dry out the peppers
    4.Because it was cheaper to import it from Morocco, Turkey and Brazil.
    5.This was a typical Majorcan farmhouse.
    6.Joan Miró was the famous artist.
    7.Harvest; cosecha, String; cuerda, Thread; cuerda más fina,

  10. angelblanchvallespir Says:

    1.No, all was from here, Mallorca.
    2.In the month of septembre.
    3.To drying pepers.
    4.Because it takes more time and money than if you bring it from other places of the world.
    5.It was a majorcan typical farmhouse.
    6.It was Joan Miró.
    7. String=cuerda Thread=hilo and preservative=conservante

  11. emil7234 Says:

    1. No , all are from Mallorca.
    2. September was the time to harvest the Pebre Bord.
    3. Because it was a local variety of organically grown paprika used traditionally as a condiment and as the preservative of the Mallorca.
    4. Because the tradition has almost vanished but now seems to be reanimated and reclaimed.
    5. It was a typical Mallorcan farmhouse.
    6. The artist was Joan Miró.
    7. Hardly = Casi nadie/nada
    Harvest = Cosecha
    String = Cuerda

  12. Peptoni Font Says:

    1) No, you couldn’t.
    2) In september.
    3) To drying peppers.
    4) Because it was cheaper imports from Morocco, Turkey and Brazil.
    5) It was a typical Mallorcan farmhouse.
    6) The famous artist is Joan Miró.
    7) String-cuerda
    Harvest-cosecha
    preservative-conservante
    Paprika-pimentón

  13. Pilar Says:

    1.No
    2.In september.
    3.For the purposing of drying.
    4. Because it was more cheaper the imports from Morocco, Turkey and Brazil.
    5.Son Boter was a typical mallorcan farmhouse.
    6.Joan Miró
    7.String: cuerda
    Harvest: cosecha
    Preservative: conservante
    Paprika: pimentón
    Hardly: Casi nadie/nada
    Hread: hilo
    Preservative: conservante

  14. juditell Says:

    1. Could you find many imported products in local markets 25 years ago?
    No
    2. When was the time to harvest the pebre bord?
    In september
    3. Why did farmers string the peppers onto long strings of thread?
    To drying peppers
    4. Why did some Majorcan farmers stop growing and selling the local paprika?
    Because it was cheaper to import this product from Morocco, Brazil and Turkey
    5. What was Son Boter in the past?
    It was a majorcan typical farmhouse
    6. Who was a famous artist that used Son Boter as his studio?
    Joan Miró
    7. Which new words did you learn by reading this article?
    Hread: hilo
    Preservative: conservante
    Paprika-pimentón
    String-cuerda
    Harvest-cosecha

  15. sarah789 Says:

    1) No.
    2) In september.
    3) For the purposing of drying.
    4) Because it was cheaper to import it from Morocco, Turkey and Brazil.
    5) It was a majorcan typical farmhouse.
    6) Joan Miró.
    7) String, harvest, paprika, hread, preservative.

  16. Rodrigo Deus Says:

    1) No.
    2) In September.
    3) For the purposing of drying.
    4) Because it was cheaper imports from Morocco, Turkey and Brazil.
    5) It was a typical mallorcan farmhouse.
    6) Joan Miró.
    7) Paprika: pimentón, Harvest: cosecha, String: cuerda.

  17. pepe1997 Says:

    1)No
    2)In september
    3)To drying peppers
    4)Because import the the products to Marocco, Turkey and Brazil.
    5)It a typical majorca farm.
    6)Joan Miró
    7)harvest, string, preservative, paprika.

  18. miguelinramonllull Says:

    1) No, you couldn’t.
    2) In September.
    3) To dry it, the peppers.
    4) Because was cheaper imported from Brazil, Turkey and Morocco.
    5) It’s a typical Majorcan farm.
    6) Joan Miró.
    7) Paprika: pimentón; String: cuerda; Harvest:cosecha; Preservative: conservante; Hardly: casi nadie; Hread: hilo.

  19. guillemfurio Says:

    1.Could you find many imported products in local markets 25 years ago?
    No, you couldn’t.

    2.When was the time to harvest the pebre bord?
    In september.

    3.Why did farmers string the peppers onto long strings of thread?
    For the purposing of drying.

    4.Why did some Majorcan farmers stop growing and selling the local paprika?
    Because it takes more time and money than bringed from other places of the world.

    5.What was Son Boter in the past?
    It was a majorcan farmhouse.

    6.Who was a famous artist that used Son Boter as his studio?
    Joan Miró.
    7.Which new words did you learn by reading this article?
    Preservative: conservante
    Paprika: pimentón
    String: cuerda

  20. xiskete Says:

    1) No, all are from Mallorca.
    2) In September.
    3) For the purposing of drying.
    4) Because it was cheaper to import from Turkey, Morocco and Brazil.
    5) It was a majorcan typical farmhouse.
    6) It was a famous artist Joan Miró.
    7) String-cuerda.
    Paprika-pimentón.
    Harvest-cosecha.
    Hardly-nada.
    Hread-hilo.
    Preservative-conservante.

  21. Zandalie Says:

    1. No.
    2. In September.
    3. For the purposing of drying.
    4. Because it was more cheaper the imports from Morocco, Turkey and Brazil.
    5. It was a majorcan farmhouse.
    6. Joan Miró.
    7. paprika-pimentón
    hardly-casi nadie
    string-cuerda
    preservative-conservante

  22. gabriel384 Says:

    1. No, you couldn’t find many.
    2. In September.
    3. For the purposing of drying.
    4. Because was cheaper imported from Brazil, Turkey and Morocco.
    5. It was a typical Mallorcan farmhouse.
    6. Joan Miró.
    7. String-cuerda
    Hread: hilo
    Preservative: conservante
    Paprika-pimentón

  23. claudiapg Says:

    1. Could you find many imported products in local markets 25 years ago?
    —-No.
    2. When was the time to harvest the pebre bord?
    —-The time to havrest the pebre bord is in september.
    3. Why did farmers string the peppers onto long strings of thread?
    —-Farmers string the peppers onto long strings of thread for the purposing of drying
    4. Why did some Majorcan farmers stop growing and selling the local paprika?
    —-Some Majorcan farmers stop growing and selling the local paprika because in Brazil, Turkey and Morocco are more inexpensive.
    5. What was Son Boter in the past?
    —-Son Boter in the past was a typical Majorcan farmhouse.
    6. Who was a famous artist that used Son Boter as his studio?
    —-He was Joan Miró.
    7. Which new words did you learn by reading this article?
    —-Paprika-pimentón
    —-Hardly-nada
    —-Harvest-cosecha
    —-Hread-hilo

    SORRY FOR THE DELAY!

  24. jlny7288 Says:

    1. No, you couldn’t find many.
    2. In the month of September.
    3. The farmers put the peppers on a string to dry for preserving it.
    4. Because it is cheaper if it is imported from Morocco, Brazil or Turkey.
    5. Son Boter was a typical Majorcan farmhouse.
    6. Joan Miró.
    7. String: cuerda
    Harvest: cosecha.


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