pastizzi

How to make traditional Maltese pastizzi

You cannot visit Malta without tasting our delicious pastizzi. The traditional recipes call for wither peas or ricotta filling. However in recent years we have seen more variants to the traditional recipes. Some pastizzerias...

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...

Avocado Lime Sauce

This is a fantastic go-with-anything sauce that can really pull a meal together. It’s delicious over fish, tacos, chili – anything you want to add a Mexican flair to … and you can easily...

How to make chicken stock

Chicken stock can be used with so many recipes. We mainly use it for risottos, as it gives a lovely taste to it. However we all know that good stock makes any other recipe...

Biskuttelli

Oh my grandparents used to love these, dipped in a mug of tea or coffee. My mother on the hand uses them to make pudina when she is short of bread. In our household,...

Maltese trifle

Tomorrow is Easter Day and even though in reality we do not have much to celebrate, due to the current Pandemic situation,  we still should celebrate... because hey, we are safe at home and...

Chestnut Pie (Torta tal-Qastan)

This pie is over-the-top decadent, has the consistency of cheesecake, a mild nutty flavour, and a fudge brownie finish. It's the ideal pie for any time of the year. We usually do it at...

Beef and Barley Soup

Being stuck inside (safe rather than stuck), we are finding ourselves eating quite a lot especially when it comes to baked goods. Everything is so rich in calories that we know we will be...

No flour, pasta or eggs? The perfect substitutes for common ingredients

Like life itself, cooking at home is likely to change radically in the coming months. It will be a sanctuary for some and a chore for others, but in an era of lockdowns, we...

How to bake Beer Bread {No Yeast Bread}

Collective baking has put tremendous pressure on the supply of baking essentials. In grocery stores across the country, flour and yeast are in short supply and in many cases cannot be found. But with...