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  • Marinated lamb kebabs

    Marinated lamb kebabs

    Ingredients500g lamb shoulder8 wooden skewers2 small red onions2 red peppersFor the marinade1 tbsp sweet paprika2 cloves½ tsp cumin seeds2 tsps coriander seedsSea salt and freshly ground black pepperOlive oil Method Make the marinade by mixing...

  • Spaghetti with mussels and pesto

    Spaghetti with mussels and pesto

    Ingredients480g spaghetti300g mussels, fresh or frozen120g grated cheese100g pine nuts, roastedOlive oilBunch of fresh basil, washedGarlic Method Boil the spaghetti in plenty of salted water. Place the roasted pine nuts, garlic, washed basil and...

  • Thai marinated duck breast

    Thai marinated duck breast

    Serves 2 Ingredients2 duck breasts100g kumquats150g white radish100g onions5g garlic5g chilli10g coriander10ml honey50g carrots50g leeks20ml soy sauce10g sugar syrupOlive oil Method In a bowl mix half of the soy sauce, coriander, honey, chilli,...

  • Straccetti with rocket and scamorza cheese

    Straccetti with rocket and scamorza cheese

    Ingredients500g beef, sliced100g rucola12 cherry tomatoes1 garlic cloveSalt and pepperExtra virgin olive oil250g smoked scamorza cheese Method Chop the garlic clove, wash and dry the rucola and slice the tomatoes in half. In a bowl, place the beef...

  • Great expectations

    Great expectations

    Ed eats FumiaLa Vecchia DoganaSa Maison RoadPietàTel: 2131 7053 Food: 6/10Service: 5/10Ambience: 7/10Value: 7/10Overall: 6.5/10 Sometimes it feels like I’ve been writing about dining out forever. It is such a part of me that I can’t seem to shake...

  • Yummy one-pot dinners

    Yummy one-pot dinners

    A friend in Hong Kong once invited us to what he called a one-pot supper, which he put together after work. In the middle of the table was a bubbling pot of light stock, and on platters around it were the ingredients – thinly sliced raw scallops,...

  • Sipping champagne with your brunch

    Sipping champagne with your brunch

    Award-winning Waterbiscuit at the InterContinental Malta, in collaboration with Cleland & Souchet, has introduced a new Sunday Champagne Brunch concept, whereby a never-ending supply of Pommery champagne is served throughout a meal. The menu...

  • Wine tasting with a glass difference

    Wine tasting with a glass difference

    A wine-tasting master class with a difference is being organised by Grech Catering Supplies, logal agents for Riedel. Special crystal wine glasses, made by the Riedel family for 11 generations, will be used at the event. The class will be...

  • Tip ’n’ sip cereal bowl

    Kellogg’s is offering a free tip ’n’ sip cereal bowl with its Coco Pops and Chocos cereal packs. The bowl features a built-in straw for children to sip up every drop of milk. These bowls are available in two designs and feature Kellogg’s Coco...

  • Concept shop-in-shop opens in heart of Attard

    Concept shop-in-shop opens in heart of Attard

    Stefania and Simon Vella of Colonial Store in St Paul Street, Valletta, have opened a concept shop-in-shop in Attard called Stefania’s. They converted a village house in the centre of the town into a sweet shop selling traditional Mediterranean...

  • Competition winner announced

    Competition winner announced

    Noemi Attard of Santa Venera is the winner of the Gioia Bananas Disneyland Paris competition. Participants were asked to like the Gioia Bananas Facebook page and send selfies with the brand’s logo. Attard won an all-expenses-paid trip to Paris for...

  • Awarding quality restaurants

    Awarding quality restaurants

    Restaurants around Malta and Gozo are currently being assessed for the Wines and Restaurants of Malta.Com 2015 Silver Spoon and Blue Riband awards, which will be held on January 26 at Hilton Malta. WRMC Silver Spoon restaurants are establishments...

  • All about cakes

    All about cakes

    A new shop offering an extensive range of products from the world of baking and cake decorating including cake stands and other giftware has opened in Santa Venera. “It all started with my passion for decorating cakes. More often than not, I had...

  • US chef Selengut reveals magic of mushrooms

    US chef Selengut reveals magic of mushrooms

    Chef and culinary instructor Becky Selengut has come a long way since first experimenting as a child with soggy, canned mushrooms. She reveals new insights about them in her second cookbook, Shroom. Since that first encounter with mushrooms,...

  • Sweden’s Nordström aims to inspire

    Sweden’s Nordström aims to inspire

    Swedish celebrity chef and international television personality Tina Nordström hopes her sixth cookbook will wind up sauce-splattered, dog-eared and picked up as often as an old pepper mill or a really sharp knife. The 234 recipes in Tina...

  • Platinum clientele

    Platinum clientele

    The Plaza Hotel, in Sliema, was recently presented with a Platinum Distinction framed certificate and personalised commemorative double magnum of Gran Cavalier Merlot as part of Emmanuel Delicata’s ongoing customer loyalty scheme. The Delicata...

  • Bread and wine weekend

    Bread and wine weekend

    The eighth edition of Lejl f’Casal Fornaro is being held in Qormi tomorrow. It is organised by the Pinto Band Club Youth committee in collaboration with the Qormi local council and the Malta Tourism Authority. This cultural event is designed to...

  • Pumpkin and sage risotto with chicken mousse and sautéed liver

    Pumpkin and sage risotto with chicken mousse and sautéed liver

    Ingredients4 chicken livers, whole, sautéed in oil with salt and pepper4 slices crispy pancetta4 sage leaves, friedSalt and pepper For the chicken mousse1 skinless chicken breast, minced1 egg white, beatenPinch of mixed fresh herbs120ml fresh...

  • Roast duck with soy sauce

    Roast duck with soy sauce

    Serves 1 IngredientsFor marinade sauce180g lean breast of duck50ml soy sauce20ml oyster sauce50g chopped onion3 crushed garlic cloves½ cup red wine1g roasted star anise powderFor the sauce50g chicken stock50ml soy sauce30g sugar10g chopped...

  • US school officials seek healthy eating tips in French classrooms

    US school officials seek healthy eating tips in French classrooms

    A team of officials from the US visited a French primary school looking for tips to promote healthy eating from a lesson teaching children how to appreciate good food. With a fresh croissant on each desk and a pen in hand, the class of eight- and...

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