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  • Malta BBQ team wins accolades at Grillfest in Estonia

    Malta BBQ team wins accolades at Grillfest in Estonia

    Three members of the Malta Barbecue & Grilling Association (MBGA) successfully participated in the Good Food Festival – Grillfest, held recently in Parnu, Estonia. The Malta BBQ team, composed of James Muscat, Andres Toompere and Andrew Treglown,...

  • Dining to violin playing

    Every Thursday throughout summer, Bistro Ten-O-One at SmartCity Malta is hosting ‘Easy Thursdays’, a relaxing evening with a grand buffet dinner. The event includes entertainment by local well-known musician George Curmi, better known as Il-Pusé,...

  • Not just about wines

    Not just about wines

    Marsovin is holding the eighth edition of its wine festival at Hastings Gardens in Valletta from Friday to Sunday. Over 30 certified DOK and IGT quality wines from grapes grown around Malta and Gozo will be availabl. Patrons can purchase a €15...

  • Hotel Phoenicia former chef revisits after 50-year absence

    Hotel Phoenicia former chef revisits after 50-year absence

    Hotel Phoenicia’s former chef de cuisine Emile Jung returned to the hotel to dine with his wife and daughter after an absence of almost 50 years. At the age of 25, Jung was the youngest chef within Trust House Forte employed 50 years ago. What...

  • St Austell’s in top 10 list of craft beers

    St Austell’s in top 10 list of craft beers

    Proper Job from the Cornish brewery St Austell has been named one of the top 10 craft beers around the world by the UK’s Telegraph newspaper. This comes only a few weeks after another beer from St Austell, Big Job, was named Supreme National...

  • Żejtun wine competition

    Żejtun local council is organising the 13th edition of its wine competition for local winemakers, which consists of three categories: red, white and fruity wines. Winemakers can submit more than one type of wine in each category. The competition...

  • Creating your own yoghurt ice cream

    Creating your own yoghurt ice cream

    Italian franchise Yoyogurt, offering top-quality, fresh frozen yoghurt with locally sourced fruit and crêpes, has opened its first Malta store at Bay Street in St George’s Bay, St Julian’s. Founded in the northwestern Piedmont region in 2001 by...

  • On the verge of veraison

    On the verge of veraison

    Grapes are entering their final stage of ripening in about 10 to 14 days’ time, as the Maltese and Gozitan 2015 grape-growing season gets into full swing. This colour change is referred to as ‘veraison’ and normally takes place some 40 to 50 days...

  • Bordeaux trials new varieties

    The effects of climate change are well known and equally their effect on certain grape varieties is well documented. The annual weather conditions that could once be relied upon for a good harvest no longer applies and nowhere more so than in...

  • Winning on presentation

    Winning on presentation

    Ed eats Giacomo’sThe StrandSliemaTel: 2713 1116 Food: 7/10Service: 6/10Ambience: 7/10Value: 7/10Overall: 7/10 I woke up at the crack of dawn one day last week. This isn’t something I’d normally do because now that we’ve escaped the dreadful...

  • Midsummer easy entertaining

    Midsummer easy entertaining

    As we pass midsummer’s day, it feels as if it is time for barbecues, for picnics, for casual dining rather than the more formal style of entertaining we might enjoy during the cooler months. I prefer dishes that I can prepare in advance to serve...

  • Extra virgin olive oil tasting

    Extra virgin olive oil tasting

    Merill Eco Tours is organising extra virgil olive oil tasting tours at the Tan-Nixxiegħa Olive Grove in Binġemma, limits of Mġarr. These two-hour tours take place every Saturday afternoon and all year round, weather permitting. During the guided...

  • It’s all about Qawra

    It’s all about Qawra

    Gone are the days when Qawra was thought of a ‘just a tourist spot’. Today it’s experiencing something of a renaissance, with millions of euros being invested in the area and countless new entertainment spots to discover. Here’s why there is now...

  • Green label – the next generation

    Green label – the next generation

    After 18 months in the making, Delicata is launching its contemporary ‘next generation’ of repackaged Green Label and Red Label wines on to the Maltese market this week. Over the years, these two wines have formed a solid foundation upon which...

  • Whisky taken to war up for sale

    Whisky taken to war up for sale

    An unopened bottle of whisky taken to the front line of World War I is to be auctioned later this week. The Croft Blend Fine Old Scotch was taken to France by Corporal William Mill in 1914 but was never opened and he brought it home with him when...

  • Be Belgian

    Be Belgian

    Ed eats Bebirgu11, Misraħ ir-RebħaVittoriosaTel: 7722 0077 Food: 6/10Service: 7/10Ambience: 7/10Value: 7/10Overall: 7/10 I’m glad this week came to a close. It was fraught with culinary heartache. A couple of years of tear-jerkingly good...

  • Hot and spicy

    Hot and spicy

    It seems strange to me that people who live in hot countries like to eat hot food. I don’t mean hot as in heated, but hot as in spicy. India, Thailand and Malaysia have their fiery curries, Mexico has its chilli and North Africa has harissa, but I...

  • Spanish theme for wine bar’s 10th anniversary

    Spanish theme for wine bar’s 10th anniversary

    Del Borgo, located in an alley just off Vittoriosa’s main thoroughfare, celebrated its 10th anniversary with a special themed evening with Spanish wines and Spanish dancers from Alegria Dance Company. Guest of honour was Spanish Ambassador José...

  • Gluten-free bakery

    Gluten-free bakery

    BAM (Bread and More) Bakery in Mosta produces only gluten-free products. Apart from bread and pizza bases, items such as gluten-free spring rolls, wontons, samosas and dumplings, are also available. These are made on a daily basis by chefs who are...

  • El Celler de Can Roca returns to top as world’s best restaurant

    El Celler de Can Roca returns to top as world’s best restaurant

    Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca recently regained its title as the world’s best restaurant, fending off previous winner Noma, with which it has alternated the top honour in recent years. The Copenhagen restaurant dropped two places to...

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