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  • ‘Use your loaf and save dough by recycling bread’

    ‘Use your loaf and save dough by recycling bread’

    Slices of stale bread thrown away each day could be used in puddings, croutons or Shepherd’s Pie topping, The Great British Bake Off winner Nancy Birtwhistle said. Birtwhistle, who won the BBC competition last year, is backing a campaign to cut...

  • Eating on the aluminium mile

    Eating on the aluminium mile

    Ed eats Cheeky Monkey GastropubDawret il-QawraQawraTel: 2354 3853 Food: 6/10Service: 8/10Ambience: 6/10Value: 6/10Overall: 6.5/10 There are some jokes you just have to be there for. They’re hilarious in context but they don’t quite work well if...

  • A celebration à la française

    Earlier this year, restaurants throughout the world were invited by the French Ministry of Culture to participate in Goût de France, an event designed to promote French gastro-nomy. As if it needed promoting! And all this just because French...

  • Fizzling out of a bottle

    Fizzling out of a bottle

    What actually hides inside a bottle of Perrier? This is what the latest Perrier commercial has set out to show. Balloons flow from a water spring and rise at full speed towards the sky, until they merge and become a bottle. This represents the...

  • Last few days to vote for your favourite restaurant

    Voting for the top 150 restaurants on the islands for the 2016 edition of The Definitive(ly) Good Guide to Restaurants comes to a close at the end of September. To be able to participate, one has to log on to www.restaurantsmalta.com and vote for...

  • Good ‘old’ Sauvignon Blanc

    Good ‘old’ Sauvignon Blanc

    Whereas older vintages of Chardonnay-based wines won’t even raise an eyebrow among wine enthusiasts, mature, aged Sauvignon Blanc wines have always been a contentious issue. Even famous Sauvignons like top-of-the-range Sancerre and Pouilly Fume...

  • Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca dies aged 67

    Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca, who turned a sandwich shop he started as a teenager into the world’s largest fast-food chain, has died aged 67. DeLuca’s death came two years after Subway said he had been diagnosed with leukaemia and was scaling...

  • Eating with a view

    Eating with a view

    Pet’s plates Il-Kantra Lido, Ta’ ĊenċTa’ Ċenċ Street,Sannat, GozoTel: 2219 1000 Food: 7.5/10Service: 10/10Ambience: 9/10Value: 8/10Overall: 8/10 It was one of those days when I was utterly in love with life. And how could I not be? I was sitting...

  • Collectable recipes

    Collectable recipes

    Some traditionally Maltese recipes are no longer easily available commercially. I have adapted the ricotta and almond tart with less sugar and fat but some of the other recipes here need the bulk that processed sugar provides. These are old-time...

  • InterContinental wins leading hotel award

    InterContinental wins leading hotel award

    InterContinental Malta in St Julian’s was awarded Malta’s leading hotel and Malta’s leading business hotel at the World Travel Awards 2015. Frequently hailed as ‘the Oscars of the travel Industry’, the World Travel Awards are the ultimate travel...

  • Chocolate, sweets and ice cream festival

    Chocolate, sweets and ice cream festival

    Smart City Malta is organising a chocolate, sweets and ice cream festival on Saturday and next Sunday from 6pm to midnight. Visitors will also be able to enjoy fine chocolate samples from artisan chocolatiers and attend lectures on chocolate...

  • 2015 Vermentino pressed

    2015 Vermentino pressed

    Approximately 54,000 kilos of Vermentino grapes were pressed at the Delicata winery this week. This grape is used for the company’s award-winning Classic Collection Landini, their Medina DOK Malta range (blended with Zibibbo), and sometimes in...

  • Late summer entertaining

    Late summer entertaining

    Is there a hint that the weather might be cooling down? A few splashes of rain? The occasional cloudy sky? Perhaps time to start thinking about cooking again and putting something more than salads on the table. Today’s recipes will produce a...

  • Able-bodied crew

    Able-bodied crew

    Ed eats Carmen’sGħar Lapsi SlipwayGħar LapsiTel 2146 7305 Food: 6/10Service: 8/10Ambience: 9/10Value: 7/10Overall: 7.5/10 Soon, summer will be a distant memory that we’ll look back at with fondness over the steam that rises from a mug of hot...

  • Feeding the planet

    Feeding the planet

    Over 2,500 farmers and young food leaders will gather in Milan between October 3 and 6 to find answers and solutions to the sustainable future of food and Milan Expo’s ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’ theme. Participants, hailing from 120...

  • Restaurants benefit from QA seal

    Restaurants benefit from QA seal

    The Quality Assured (QA) seal for restaurants, an initiative that was launched by the Malta Tourism Authority, aims to help locals and tourists make an informed choice about the best places to eat in Malta. Since its inception, the QA seal has...

  • Linking wine with lampuki

    Linking wine with lampuki

    The fish of many names, known as mahi-mahi, dorado, lampuga, rakingo, calitos, maverikos or dolphin fish, is fondly known in Malta as lampuka. With the lampuki season well under way, traditional dishes like lampuki pie and aljotta appear for a...

  • Slow-melting ice cream

    Slow-melting ice cream

    Scientists develop protein which could improve icy treat Ice cream fans could soon savour a slower-melting treat on a hot day thanks to a new ingredient developed by scientists. Researchers discovered a naturally occurring protein that can be used...

  • Commercial baby foods 'avoiding bitter vegetables'

    Commercial baby foods 'avoiding bitter vegetables'

    Commercial baby foods are probably too sweet to encourage children to eat their greens – despite containing large amounts of vegetables, according to scientists. A study of hundreds of brand-name products carried out at the University of Glasgow...

  • Favourite foods, gluten-free

    Favourite foods, gluten-free

    I guess what coeliacs miss most is bread and pizza. There are many recipes for gluten-free bread, some with flours you may never have heard of or some too complicated. This instead is a very straightforward bread recipe that is quick and easy to...

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