octopus in garlic

Octopus in garlic

Hotter days are here and we start fancying more than ever our ħobż biż-żejt... and we just love that octopus in garlic to go with it, especially when we boil some vegetables and want...

How to make traditional Maltese nougat (Qubbajd)

This Covid-19 is driving us nuts! We are literally craving all sorts of food. Today we were reminiscing summer days and we remembered about the famous nougat (qubbajd), sold at village festas during the...

Homemade puff pastry

We love pies and when we have the time for it, we love making our own puff pastry! So now that most of us have a LOT of time on our hands... here is an...
almond tart

Almond tart (Torta tal-lewż)

We just celebrated Easter with almond filled figolli, but you might still have some almonds left that you do not know how to use... well we have this for you - almond tart! INGREDIENTS For the...
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...