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Baked Macaroni (Imqarrun il-forn)

Baked macaroni is a traditional Maltese food consisting of pasta with sauce cooked in the oven, combined with eggs and cheese. You will find many variations, according to each family recipes, for example, there...

How to make traditional Maltese water crackers (Galletti)

You gotta love Galletti (Maltese traditional water crackers). Lovely with every kind of dip, or cheese. Usually a staple in every Maltese household as a snack or as a pre-meal. Very easy to buy ready...
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Treacle Rings (Qagħaq ta’ l-għasel)

Treacle Rings (Qagħaq ta' l-għasel) are traditional Maltese sweets that have been around for many years. Traditionally this was a treat for the Christmas season; but as the years rolled by, it soon become...

WATCH: The pasta that makes you lose weight – Shirataki Noodles have 10kcal per...

How many of you had to give up pasta at least partially during a diet because it was too high in calories? Let's face it, 60 gr of white penne do not give us great satisfaction... And if we told you that...
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Stuffed artichokes (Qaqoċċ mimli)

A typical Maltese dish to enjoy with some Maltese bread! We tend to cook this during lent in our family. There are many variants of this recipe. Some use a parsley filling, others use...

How to prepare bigilla dip for your next BBQ!

One of the best things about Summer is meeting up with friends, everyone bringing along their favourite summer dish for that much awaited BBQ. If you have no idea what we are talking about,...
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Braised pork and potato casserole (Bħal fil-forn)

We have published the vegetarian twist on this dish already. Today we are back with the original traditional version. As we mentioned before, Bħal Fil-Forn means ‘Like in the Oven’.  Basically it is layered pork chops,...

Imqaret: A traditional Maltese delight!

Imqaret, a traditional Maltese delicacy. It's basically a sweet made with pastry and a filling of dates diamond shaped – even though in many cases they are sold in a rectangular shape. I love them...
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Broad bean and pasta soup (Kusksu)

This dish was never one of our favourite when growing up, but gradually we have acquired the taste and the dish has become a staple one in our household. It's a dish which many...
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Good Friday Maltese traditional food: Qassatat with spinach, peas, tuna and anchovy

Good Friday... one of those days where those who observe he tradition of not eating meat, tend to find it somewhat hard to figure out what to eat or snack on! We love these...