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  • And one for the lads!

    And one for the lads!

    Ed eats Shoreditch43, Wilġa Street,PacevilleTel: 2128 6748 Food: 7/10Service: 6/10Ambience: 6/10Value: 7/10Overall: 6.5/10 I’ve had quite a week of dining out, one filled with coincidence and moments of gastronomic happiness, so I ought to share a...

  • Eat a colourful rainbow

    Eat a colourful rainbow

    One recent afternoon, I was unpacking my shopping bags and sorting out the fruit and vegetables when I could not help but notice how beautiful they were and how they represented virtually all colours of the spectrum, from the red peppers and...

  • Painting the town pink

    Painting the town pink

    Local events company Perfecting Cakes and British cake baking and decorating school Peggy Porschen Academy are holding a sugarcraft masterclass in Malta later this month. Stephanie Fsadni has a word with the academy’s founder and award-winning...

  • Sensational buffets

    Sensational buffets

    The award-winning Terrace Restaurant at the Westin Dragonara Resort will be relaunching its Sunday lunch buffets today, with dishes from around the world. The resort’s executive chef James Mifsud, together with his team, will be preparing eight...

  • MTA to launch quality seal for restaurants

    The Malta Tourism Authority is launching the Quality Assured (QA) seal for licensed restaurants on Thursday. The QA seal aims to be an objective way to recognise restaurants for high standards, making it possible for tourists and locals to make an...

  • Famous Grouse distillery nominated for royal event

    Famous Grouse distillery nominated for royal event

    Scotland’s distillery The Famous Grouse Experience has been shortlisted for two titles at the Scottish Event Awards, which will see it battling against some of Scotland’s most successful events suppliers. The distillery has attracted nominations...

  • Authors cruise through California’s wine counties

    Authors cruise through California’s wine counties

    Although authors Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen took two years to research their newest book Wines of California, The Comprehensive Guide, it still was not enough time to visit all the 8,000-plus wineries that dot the state. The door-stopper-sized...

  • Wine fraudsters on the rise

    Wine fraudsters on the rise

    The faking and exploitation of expensive wines has become big business in recent years with wine fraudsters being convicted throughout the world. But the problem in Tuscany seems to be raising its head almost on an annual basis. Once again,...

  • Beetroot-cured salmon with potato salad and pea gazpacho

    Beetroot-cured salmon with potato salad and pea gazpacho

    Ingredients For marinade1kg salmon500g sea salt350g muscovado sugar250g beetroot, cooked1tbsp fennel seedsMalt whiskyThyme and dill For potato salad350g potatoes, cut into cubes100g mayonnaise1tbsp parsley, choppedFor beetroot compote300g...

  • Grilled aubergine parcels with tomato and basil salsa

    Grilled aubergine parcels with tomato and basil salsa

    Serves 2 Ingredients200g aubergine slices100g feta cheese200g baby spinach50g onions3g nutmegFor the tomato and basil salsa200g plum tomatoes5g basil5g garlic50ml olive oil Method In a pan, sweat the onions and the baby spinach. Add the nutmeg and...

  • Vegetable rice salad

    Vegetable rice salad

    Ingredients250g long grain rice250g bunch asparagus,cut in bite-size pieces1 red pepper, seeded and chopped2 marrows2 tomatoes3 tbsps olive oilGrated zest and juice of one lemonTwo 125g packs mini mozzarella, halved (or two 125g balls mozzarella,...

  • Braised lamb shanks

    Braised lamb shanks

    Serves 2 Ingredients2 lamb shanksFresh mintRed wineWorcestershire sauceLight soy sauceCurryChicken stockDemi glaceOnionsGarlicCarrotsTomato pasteOlive oilButterSugarFreshly grinded pepper Method Pan-fry the lamb shanks in the olive oil and a knob...

  • Aged Parmesan panna cotta

    Aged Parmesan panna cotta

    Serves 6 Ingredients150g grated aged Parmesan cheese450g fresh cream3 sheets of gelatinSalt, pepper and nutmeg to taste1 tbsp of balsamic vinegar Method For this recipe, you need six ramekins and cling film. In cold water, soak the sheets of...

  • And when in Qawra…

    And when in Qawra…

    Ed eats DuoQawra RoadQawraTel: 2157 8236 Food: 6/10Service: 7/10Ambience: 8/10Value: 7/10Overall: 7/10 I’m not quite sure what spurred the growing popularity of the food truck but there seem to be more of them. I suppose it makes sense. You’re...

  • The pride of Yorkshire

    The pride of Yorkshire

    One of the many wonders of cooking is how an unlikely looking puddle of batter made with just three ingredients – flour, an egg and milk – poured into sizzling hot fat and baked in a hot oven, can explode into that brown and crunchy high-rise...

  • Gozo’s artisanal beers distributed in Malta

    Lord Chambray, the artisanal brewery in Xewkija, has appointed Mirachem Ltd as their distributors in Malta, alongside Abraham’s Supplies in Gozo. A family-run business with a 30-year track record, Mirachem has been tasked with bringing the three...

  • Sweet and pungent tea

    Sweet and pungent tea

    Yogi Tea’s Ginger Lemon has a sweet and refreshing flavour. The pungent taste of dried ginger is warming while the sour taste of lemon awakens the mind. For a perfect infusion, pour freshly boiled water over one teabag. Allow to steep for four to...

  • New Pringles distributor

    Charles Darmanin & Co. Ltd has been appointed as the official distributor of Pringles in Malta, effective from October 1, extending its cooperation with Kellogg’s. The Pringles brand offers unique products within the snack category with commercial...

  • Grand Maître 2012 about to be released

    Grand Maître 2012 about to be released

    Marsovin’s Grand Maître 2012, Annata Fra Martin de Redin is to be released on October 1. This is the 15th vintage of the prized Grand Maître, produced from grapes grown in Marsovin’s Private Estate at Għajn Riħana. This wine is dedicated to the...

  • Morocco with a touch of India

    Morocco with a touch of India

    The new Tagine restaurant at San Antonio Hotel and Spa, Qawra, can be described as ‘Morocco with a touch of India’. A number of rooms making up the restaurant are done up in typically intimate Moorish style and serve a mouthwatering array of...

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