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Traditional Maltese Recipes

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...

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...

Rabbit pie

If you have ever been to Malta, then you know that one of the traditional dishes is fried rabbit in garlic. Well, rabbit is actually a very healthy meat to eat and so we...

Maltese sesame and almonds bread rings (Qagħaq tal-Appostli)

So since everybody seems to be trying their luck as baking, we did not want to miss out on the hype. So here is our our qagħqa tal-Appostli! INGREDIENTS 500g all purpose flour ...
torta corned beef

Corned beef pie Maltese style (Torta Tal-Corned Beef)

If you're Maltese, then one day or another you have surely tasted this one. My grandma used to do it, then my mum as well. I am not a fan of corned beef if...

Maltese Date Pastries (Baked Imqaret)

Imqaret are a very famous deep fried sweet Maltese treat. The ones you find around Malta are mostly fried in oil, however we chose to bake them and used already made pastry. If you...
OTTIJIET

Maltese Number 8 Shaped Biscuits (Ottini)

The recipe is very similar to Qagħaq tal-Ġunġlien (Maltese Biscuit Rings with Sesame Seeds). It is quite easy to shape a number 8, actually easier than you think. Using this method you should get...
qaghaq gunglien

Maltese Sesame Rings (Qagħaq tal-Ġunġlien)

Qagħaq tal-Ġunġlien literally translates to sesame rings. These are traditional Maltese biscuits made from wheat flour, lemon and orange peel and a bunch of aromatics, including cinnamon, cloves and anise seed. You will also find them...

Vermicelli omelette (froga tat-tarja)

This is a loved one in our household. So many different versions you can make out of it. Here we will give you the simplest one. Ingredients: 300grms Vermicelli (tarja) ...

Zeppoli for St. Joseph’s feast

This is a must have for the feast of St. Joseph tomorrow! You can always buy them but they are not that hard to do yourself at home! The filling can vary for those...