I like this cheesecake, made with ricotta, because it is an all-in-one recipe and ever so easy to make. For the Quick Mulberry Cheesecake you will need: 300g Maltese mulberries (Ċawsli) 1kg ricotta 6 large eggs 2 tablespoons cornflour 200g caster sugar or equivalent in stevia vanilla pinch of salt grated zest of a lime or lemon Preheat oven to 170°C and line … Read More Very Quick Mulberry [Cawsli] Cheesecake [gluten free]
Its ice cream weather and now here to stay. This quick and easy banana ice cream needs no added sugar, is gluten free and you can make it in the comfort of your home knowing exactly what has gone into it. All you need is to squeeze some fresh lemon to keep the bananas from discolouring before freezing. The result is fantastic even … Read More Two ingredient healthy banana ice cream
Just checking out the fresh produce that seasonal this month, whats new in the market and the best budget buys on the islands. It is important when we use fruit and vegetables in recipes to use it fresh. It makes a difference in the taste. So best to buy small quantities and more often and this also avoids waste. The budget buy this week … Read More What’s in season in late October?
This is a treat and for me sweet enough, but blueberries are quite tart and if you require it sweeter brush the top with some barely warm agave or honey just before serving. This is another quick and easy recipe and it will not take too long to prepare. You will need : 300g butter, soft 300g sugar 300g eggs, beaten and weighed … Read More Blueberry Frangipan Cheesecake
An upside down crumble allows the juices to ooze out of the fruit and moisten the crumble mix, filling it with all those fruity flavours. It is quick to make and does not need hours in the kitchen making it an ideal dessert to serve with ice cream. I use a mix of strawberries and bananas but other fruits can be use such as … Read More Upside Down Strawberry and Banana Crumble
I use light strawberry yogurt to make this easy summer dessert. For many reasons it is nearly impossible to call this a recipe because it is so easy and quick to make with great results that look like you have take a bit more time. Use edible geranium petals to finish off desserts Light Strawberry Yoghurt Desserts You will need: 1 packet no added … Read More Light Strawberry Yogurt Desserts
Soft fresh gbejna makes a wonderful dessert when served with berries, citrus zest, honey and nuts. Simplicity is always best and I love serving ingredients as close to their natural state as possible. First of all you will need some fresh soft gbejna, the fresher the better. I use cow’s milk gbejna for this recipe. Drain the water and chop it up. Then lay … Read More Soft Fresh Gbejna with Berries, Honey and Almonds
Overnight oats make the most brilliant breakfast and I also like them as a dessert or light lunch. They are also ideal for a light take-to-work packed lunch. The apples in these oats are lightly stewed. Sweetener is optional depending on how sweet you like . A bigger quantity of the apples can be prepared and kept in the fridge for a week and … Read More Cinnamon Apple, Walnut and Blackberry Overnight Oats
Smoothie Bowls are a way to boost healthy eating and nutrition all around.
Instead of drinking a smoothie, it ca really replace a meal as they are Delicious filling and nutritious.
You need one high speed blender and some frozen fruit usually to include a banana. If you do not like banana swap with avocado, cannelini beans or frozen zucchini for a similar creamy texture.’
‘Loquats [in Maltese ‘naspli’] and wild mulberries [‘cawsli’] are somewhat unusual fruits with a very short season. They start to ripen towards the end of May and are ready to be harvested at the beginning of June. I like to make the most of them when they are available. Wild mulberries are beautiful in both appearance and texture although loquats may appear quite bruised … Read More Maltese Seasonal Fruit: Loquat and Mulberry Smoothies
The lemongrass flavour is divine and I made a two in one smoothie by mixing raw cacao with the mix for my bottom layer. I added oats and Greek Yoghurt and the result is amazing, both visually, nutritionally and taste.