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  • A rescued breed of pig infuses Hungarian cuisine with tasty fat

    A rescued breed of pig infuses Hungarian cuisine with tasty fat

    Far from the glitzy restaurants in Budapest, in muddy stalls in the Hungarian plains, ancient-looking hairy pigs promise to help trans-form the cuisine of the country and possibly the world. The ‘mangalica’ pig was once ubiquitous, kept mostly for...

  • The tipple of Roman emperors, Serbian wines make comeback

    The tipple of Roman emperors, Serbian wines make comeback

    Legend has it that Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Probus never let his soldiers sit idle, so in peacetime he put them to work planting vineyards in the rolling hills of Alma Mons, present-day Fruska Gora in northern Serbia. Over the centuries,...

  • Experience Gozitan produce

    On Saturday, the Gozitano Agriculture Village hosts the Farm to Fork event. Aimed at the whole family, this event provides the opportunity to come to the village and sample a wide range of delicious Gozitan produce, along with children’s...

  • Grab a bite on your way to Gozo

    Whether going to Gozo for business or for pleasure, tempting food and drinks at Good to Go, situated at the Ċirkewwa and Mġarr terminals, are bound to savour one’s appetite. Good to Go, which opened its doors a year ago, offers pizza, salads and...

  • A feast for the taking

    A feast for the taking

    Gozitans all know how it feels to walk through the garrigue in Gozo on a spring day, each footstep kicking up the aroma of fennel and rosemary from the warm, dry soil, until the scent is so heady that you can taste it. You can bet that our...

  • Award-winning pinks

    Award-winning pinks

    With the summer heat kicking in, many will be looking for a wine that can be drunk nice and cold. A soothing glass of red wine during the cooler months is hard to beat, but when the warmer weather kicks in, there is nothing quite like a refreshing...

  • Safe grilling

    Safe grilling

    Local celebrity chef Sean Gravina gives Stephanie Fsadni some advice on how to cook food safely at beach barbecues and tips on how to grill that steak to perfection. Barbecued food goes down incredibly well by the beach but can easily turn into an...

  • Unique summer getaway

    Hola Beach Club, a unique summer getaway and relaxation venue, is nestled in Marfa Bay, overlooking the island of Comino. It is furnished and equipped to meet the needs of the most discerning visitors, with comfortable furniture, a fully-stocked...

  • Meat and the expectations

    Meat and the expectations

    Ed eats DayfreshNaxxar RoadBirkirkaraTel: 2788 7727 Food: 8/10Service: 6/10Ambience: 5/10Value: 6/10Overall: 6/10 A short while ago I dedicated this page to what could be considered street food. I covered two, rather different, options for lunch...

  • Don’t toss those leftovers

    Don’t toss those leftovers

    Food waste has become a major problem in the West and elsewhere. In France, where 7.1 million tons of food are wasted annually, new laws are being passed to combat this, including forcing supermarkets to give to charities that food, near or at its...

  • Nesquik Underwater Festival attracts record participation

    Nesquik Underwater Festival attracts record participation

    Five hundred children, aged between six and 12, participated in the third edition of the Nesquik Underwater Festival organised by Nestlé Malta at the Malta National Aquarium. An outdoor area at the aquarium was turned into a purposely-built...

  • Fresh new look for Pizza Hut Sliema

    Fresh new look for Pizza Hut Sliema

    Pizza Hut Sliema now has a fresh modern look after undergoing extensive refurbishment. The American-rooted concept blends European modernity with a touch of Italian pizzeria flair, offering diners the comfortable, casual dining experience...

  • Trolley dash winner gets €350 in 90 seconds

    Trolley dash winner gets €350 in 90 seconds

    Giovanna Vella of Mġarr got €350 worth of quality health products at the Holland & Barrett trolley dash, after winning the Get Carried Away Facebook competition in May. Power-lifting champion Mario Mifsud assisted Vella by helping her locate the...

  • Outdoor restaurant reopens

    Outdoor restaurant reopens

    The popular Summer Kitchen in the gardens of the Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in Attard has reopened. Led by the hotel’s executive chef Stefan Hogan, The Summer Kitchen brigade has crafted a menu for all the family. “The Summer Kitchen has become...

  • Wake up to a great surprise

    Nescafé is giving its consumers a unique opportunity to nominate their loved one for an unforgettable and pleasant surprise. To participate, all one needs to do is follow some simple steps found on the Nescafe Wake Up Surprise website at...

  • Top local pizzaioli face off in challenge

    Top local pizzaioli face off in challenge

    A local pizzaiolo will be flying to Italy to attend a professional pizza course after winning the top prize at the Arla Mozzarella Malta Pizza Challenge, held on May 29 and 30 at Melita Gardens, Balzan. The competition, the first of its kind in...

  • Fresh and decadent sandwiches

    Fresh and decadent sandwiches

    Club Roosevelt at the Point Shopping Mall in Sliema offers fast, fresh and decadent sandwiches. The menu includes carefully crafted classic numbers with a twist such as cheesy melts, 12-hour smoked beef sandwiches, and a favourite, the pulled pork...

  • Brunch fit for a king

    Brunch fit for a king

    Kick off this Father’s Day to a good start with eggs, toast and bacon on the grill or maybe the perfect burger that’s sure to spoil the man of the house. Not sure how to make eggs on the grill? It’s easy. Crack an egg into a cut-out hole in a...

  • Baking bad

    Baking bad

    There were always sweets hidden somewhere in the nooks and crannies of my grandfather’s office, and they weren’t there solely to appease grandchildren, either. A similar sweet-tooth runs through most of my relatives and, since food is the...

  • ‘Fruit set’ stage begins

    ‘Fruit set’ stage begins

    Following the flowering of the Maltese vines reported a few weeks ago, the next stage of ‘fruit set’ is now well under way for certain varieties of Moscato Bianco and Chardonnay grapes growing in two separate Żebbuġ vineyards for Delicata. Fruit...

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