Advert

Food & Drink

  • In the kitchen with chef Seby Sorbello

    In the kitchen with chef Seby Sorbello

    I had the pleasure of welcoming renowned Sicilian chef Seby Sorbello just before Christmas and what a treat it was. These are four of the recipes he created during his recent trip to Malta; more will be available on www.timesofmalta.com. Seby...

  • New vintage beginnings

    New vintage beginnings

    Like the art of origami, winter pruning in the vineyard is a long, laborious practice: each snip of the secateurs as deliberate and precise as a paper fold, each cut as dedicated as the next to the creation of an amazing three-dimensional...

  • When buying olive oil, knowledge is power

    When buying olive oil, knowledge is power

    It's an old story -- you've heard it before, and not just from me -- but it's coming around again. Predictably, just as U.S. specialty markets begin to trumpet the arrival of fresh new-harvest, extra virgin olive oil comes the warning that it...

  • Waitrose voted best for own-brand items

    Waitrose voted best for own-brand items

    Waitrose, the high-end food brand exclusively available in Malta at Arkadia Foodstores and FoodExpress, has been voted as the best for own-brand items in the UK, according to a survey compiled by consumer champion, Which?. Nearly one in two...

  • A New Year’s Resolution – Sunday lunch at home

    A New Year’s Resolution – Sunday lunch at home

    It’s never too late to make a New Year’s resolution, especially if it were to be the source of much joy and celebration, warmth and fellowship. At the end of last year, on this same newspaper Kristina Chetcuti wrote a heartfelt plea for us to...

  • When a place tries too hard

    When a place tries too hard

    Ed Eats Naar RestobarMain Street, Balluta Bay,St Julians +356 2137 3412 Food: 5/10Service: 6/10Ambience: 9/10Value: 8/10Overall: 7/10 The year ended and another one started in a flurry of reflections and resolutions. I’m never one to update my...

  • M&S café in Valletta refurbished

    M&S café in Valletta refurbished

    Marks & Spencer has unveiled its completely transformed 120-square metre café at its flagship store in Valletta. Designed to delight customers with its new hospitality experience, the modernised 80-seater café is lighter and brighter with a...

  • Limited edition

    Limited edition

    Absolut has launched its latest limited edition bottles, Absolut Electrik. The metallic range – available in blue and silver – evokes a feeling of energy capable of turning any night Electrik. The two colours represent Absolut’s signature cobalt...

  • Portugal wines in Malta

    Portugal wines in Malta

    Symington Family’s envoy, Emiliano di Renzo, visited Malta to showcase Portugal’s ports and DOC wines from the famed Douro Valley during two events that included a tasting at Farsonsdirect’s The Wine Shop in Mrieħel and a dinner at Radisson Blu...

  • Wine collector loses appeal

    A US appeals court rejected the appeal of a prominent wine dealer who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for selling millions of dollars of rare and expensive counterfeit wine. The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York upheld the 2013...

  • Festive Leftovers

    Festive Leftovers

    We all find ourselves with lots of leftovers after celebrations are over and these recipes are as good as the original meals. When we were young, leftovers were always used up by our clever and frugal grandmothers until they were all consumed. The...

  • The best of Sardinia in Buġibba

    The best of Sardinia in Buġibba

    Pet's Plates L’Artista1, Triq Il-Gandoffli,Buġibba +356 9995 4947 Food: 9/10Service: 8/10Ambience: 5/10Value: 7/10Overall: 8/10 As this festive season draws slowly to an end, I will presume that most of you have had your appetites well and truly...

  • You need more than good food to pull off a great party

    You need more than good food to pull off a great party

    As someone who loves to invite people over for any and every occasion, I’ve developed a short list of what’s needed to pull off a successful soiree. Besides having a good playlist and ample food and drinks, the right tools, and enough of them will...

  • Commemorating winery founder Emmanuel Delicata

    Commemorating winery founder Emmanuel Delicata

    Emmanuel Delicata, one of the seminal figures of the Maltese wine sector, passed away peacefully on Christmas Eve aged 98. Early in life he was enamoured of wine while growing up in the wine business his father Edoardo had started. Then, in 1936...

  • Inspired recipes to use up your flat Champagne

    Inspired recipes to use up your flat Champagne

    There’s nothing sadder than dumping even part of a bottle of champagne that’s lost its fizz the day after New Year’s. So don’t do it. If you didn’t remember to stop up your leftover champagne and put it in the fridge, plan to incorporate the rest...

  • Bringing luck in the New Year

    Bringing luck in the New Year

    The New Year’s holiday is a time of closure and new beginnings. Resolutions are a common rite of New Year’s Eve, with people making goals for the coming year and raising a glass to the old one. A dinner of foods representing good fortune then...

  • Seasonal sweets

    Seasonal sweets

    Gluten Free Vegan Raw Carrot Coconut Balls 3 cups of sweet potato, cooked and mashed3 cups coconut5 tbsps coconut milk1/2 packet apricots1/2 vanilla pod1 cup shredded or grated carrotsa grating of nutmega pinch of ginger1 pinch of mixed...

  • Venetian style for New Year entertaining

    Venetian style for New Year entertaining

    Last year at this time, my cooking took on a Spanish flavour for New Year’s Eve, with recipes for a selection of tapas to serve with fino, cava and Spanish beer. This year, I have a fancy for the delicious mouthfuls one eats in Venice’s...

  • The year of the food truck

    The year of the food truck

    Another year of eating and writing has come and gone in a flash and, as is now customary, here I am looking back at the highlights. Some disappointments spring to mind as well but on these we shall not dwell. As is also quite usual at this point,...

  • A spot of traditional tea

    A spot of traditional tea

    Served daily in the lobby with breathtaking views of St George’s Bay, afternoon tea at the Corinthia Hotel upholds this culinary tradition with real flare. The menu remains faithful to the classic combination of delectable finger sandwiches,...

Advert
Advert