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Food & Drink

  • Fish on Fridays

    Fish on Fridays

    Eating fish during lent is associated with the Greek word for fish, ichthys, which is an acronym for Iesous Christos Theou Yios Soter, meaning Jesus Christ, Son of God, Saviour. There are many interpretations of why Catholic tradition favours...

  • InterContinental Malta’s excels at Malta Kulinarija awards

    InterContinental Malta’s team of chefs, led by executive chef Paul Borg, won 24 awards through all categories at the recent awards organized by Malta Kulinarija. These awards included a Gold Award with Trophy for the Chef Grand Prix Team made up...

  • Recipe: Chicken Cacciatore

    Recipe: Chicken Cacciatore

    This classic Italian braised chicken dish is a perfect all-in-one meal in winter. You can prepare it the day before as the flavours improve makes it worth rushing home to after a day’s work. You will need:6 chicken piece of your choice30g...

  • Recipe: Buckwheat Risotto with Burrata

    Recipe: Buckwheat Risotto with Burrata

    The taste of buckwheat completely changes when it is cooked like a risotto, adding the liquid a little at a time until it is fully absorbed. It takes a bit of patience as the secret is to keep stirring and adding small amounts of liquid as soon as...

  • Recipe: Butternut Squash and Carrot Cake

    Recipe: Butternut Squash and Carrot Cake

    This is another of my cake recipes where I eliminate the use of processed sugar. I leave the skin on the butternut squash as it caramelizes as it roasts adds a natural sweetness to the cake. When blended with the rest o f the wet ingredients, the...

  • Recipe: Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

    Recipe: Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

    There are a few varieties of sweet potato grown locally and the ones with a purplish skin and a creamy white flesh seem to be the most common. These baked chips make a great side dish to any main meal and are also great and economical served with...

  • Recipe: Broccoli Cheese Soup

    Recipe: Broccoli Cheese Soup

    3 tablespoons Zappala mascarpone1 onion, finely chopped1 piece celery (for flavour only)1 cup grated, raw carrot2 cloves garlic, finely chopped3 cups stock (use an additive-free, natural stock cube)2 cups semi-skimmed milk4 cups broccoli, broken...

  • Recipe: Fettucine Alfredo

    Recipe: Fettucine Alfredo

    I cooked Fettucine Alfredo on TV at the request of a largish number of televiewers and although I have reduced the amount of cream, there is no very healthy alternative but it makes a great weekend treat. Use garlic powder rather than fresh or...

  • A February supper

    A February supper

    As regular readers will have gathered, I like to give collections of recipes that you might like to put together when friends come for dinner. Or should it be supper? Have you noticed how we deny all knowledge of dinner parties? “Oh, we never give...

  • Any time, as long as it’s lunchtime

    Any time, as long as it’s lunchtime

    Ed eats Drift Café/MezeTal-Ibraġġ Road,IbraġTel: 2713 8540 Food: 6/10Location: 7/10Service: 8/10Value: 7/10Overall: 7/10 Humans are weird creatures in so many ways. I could fill the pages of this hallowed publication with the ways in which I...

  • ‘Use hob as paintbrush’

    ‘Use hob as paintbrush’

    Foodie Eleonora MacBonaccorsi’s motto is that we are what we cook. She shares her passion for spices and new flavours with Simonne Pace. When Eleonora MacBonaccorsi is not cooking, she is eating. When she’s not eating, she’s sharing her knowledge...

  • All things exotic down South

    All things exotic down South

    Pet’s Plates Nargile Triq tal-Gardiel, Marsascala.Tel: 2163 6734 Food: 7/10Location: 6/10Service: 8/10Value: 8/10Overall: 7/10 When you’re craving a thousand flavours at once and can’t pin it down to one particular food, how do you go about...

  • Medasia Fusion Lounge unveils new menu

    Medasia Fusion Lounge unveils new menu

    East meets west in the most delicious – not to mention stylish – way possible at Medasia Fusion Lounge. Regulars have already been in on the secret that this place is permanently buzzing for more than one reason, whether it’s the colourful...

  • The way to the heart

    The way to the heart

    I think there is nothing more thoughtful than ap-preciating those around us by baking something delicious for them! After all, when we offer a sweet treat, people are more likely to reciprocate with sweetness. Moreover, nowadays Valentine’s, being...

  • Recipe: Carrot and Orange Jam

    You can make this jam with stevia and still achieve a thick consistency. I lightly pureed the mixture five minutes before removing it from the heat, but if processed sugar is omitted, it will need to be consumed within two weeks and kept in the...

  • Recipe: Gluten Free Carrot Oat and Coconut Bites

    Recipe: Gluten Free Carrot Oat and Coconut Bites

    Here is great picnic or lunch box addition or even a replacement for cereal bars. I use agave as a sweetener and chocolate drops that are dairy and sugar free. If you follow a gluten free diet, check the packaging of the baking powder and oats to...

  • Around your palate – wine’s vital spark

    Around your palate – wine’s vital spark

    In the appreciation of wine, it’s often difficult to convey the pleasure it gives us because we find it hard to analyse all the different sensations that make up the composite experience we call flavour. Perhaps it is worthwhile to explore how we...

  • Recipe: Baked Soya Bean Burgers

    Recipe: Baked Soya Bean Burgers

    I use dried soya beans for this recipe and the best way is to soak them overnight. You can always speed up the cooking process by adding a quarter of a teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda once the water reaches boiling point. For the burgers you will...

  • Made with Love, at Caffe Cordina

    They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. At Caffe Cordina this often holds true to women as well. So, this week, as we are fast approaching the most romantic day of the year, the cafeteria has assembled an assortment of...

  • Recipe: Quick Broccoli Soup

    Recipe: Quick Broccoli Soup

    Broccoli are at their peak right now and with such an abundance the price has dropped. I am taking advantage by using them as much as possible and the addition of a fresh ġbejna makes this soup so satisfying that it can served as a main...

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