Category: Reviews

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Life and Style Weekend Season 3 starts again and a focus on Chinese food

Chinese food is the most popular ethnic food all around the world.   This week we filmed the first Episode of Season 3 and it will be aired on Saturday. Life and Style Weekend Series 3 starts on Sunday.  We meet Mike and his wife Jenny, proprietors of a chain of restaurants specialising in Cantonese Cuisine. Discover China and its people, Net TV Sunday at … Read More Life and Style Weekend Season 3 starts again and a focus on Chinese food

Why are masks important? ‘To wear or not to wear masks’ Professor Mark Brincat

There is no doubt that health workers need to reduce their exposure to the virus.   There are expensive surgical masks such as N95 or N99, the higher the number the more resistant they are.   Cloth masks should be made properly using he right fabric with a few layers and possibly a filter in between and you  will find instructions on how to make your … Read More Why are masks important? ‘To wear or not to wear masks’ Professor Mark Brincat

Covid-19 Risk Assessments – Dr Colin Lawrence and Christian Hunt

Governments must be prepared for risks.  In the UK we have two sets of policies,  Brexit and Covid and both are not being done by the Government in the best possible way.  The government were not in a position to mitigate the risks that occurred with COVID-19.  You can only open up markets when people feel safe.   I believe economic growth is going … Read More Covid-19 Risk Assessments – Dr Colin Lawrence and Christian Hunt

Wuhan – where it all started

A couple of months ago this was one of those distant nightmares you hear about on international news sites, like those natural disasters that happen in faraway places.  This is where the nightmare started, on the verge of a possible outbreak here,  at our doorstep today.   Time no is not a luxury we  have right now and being vigilant is all we can … Read More Wuhan – where it all started

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Plumping up those lips without injecting

I was quite amazed with the 3D Lip treatment by Teoxane because I started to feel the result after the first day of using this oil-free formula. With regular use, applied twice a day, my lips feel smooth and soft and they appear plumped up without an invasive injections which so far I have not used.   I feel that the result is more natural. … Read More Plumping up those lips without injecting

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Meeting with President George Vella

What a month it has been since the publication of Oliver Friggieri: Sketches and Poems.  It was a great pleasure to be received this week at San Anton Palace  by His Excellency The President of the Republic of Malta, Dr George Vella together with Professor Oliver Friggieri and Professor Victor Grech, Illum iltqajt mal-Professur Oliver Friggieri li ppreżentali l-ktieb “Oliver Friggieri: Sketches and Poems” … Read More Meeting with President George Vella

The Maltese ‘Presepju’ – Christmas Nativity in Valletta

It is well worth making the time to go and visit the exhibition organised by Charles Bellia on behalf of ‘Friends of the Crib at the iconic Palazzo Ferreria also known as Palazzo Buttigieg Francia just as you pass the main entrance to Valletta.   The exhibition will be open until 5 January.   Entrance is free and if you can also find more information … Read More The Maltese ‘Presepju’ – Christmas Nativity in Valletta

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Happy Christmas and the ’22’ kiddies

We welcomed some of the ’22’ Serb children  during this week’s special Christmas Edition TV Show.   They joined children from Maltese schools and we had christmas carols with Amy Marie Borg and Yvette Grixti and Christmas Story Time with Professor Victor Grech. Today the number is growing rapidly and TCN families of other nationalities are receiving rejection letters everyday to reject their children who … Read More Happy Christmas and the ’22’ kiddies

Restored to perfection – 3 Cities Auberge in Bormla

It was no small undertaking when Annette Rolfe and her partner Michael Wurm decided to restore a large house of character in Oratory Street in Bormla. I visited them earlier this month and you can appreciate the beauty of this restoration in the clip here which was filmed for my lifestyle weekend tv show.  It is now now up on my youtube channel You … Read More Restored to perfection – 3 Cities Auberge in Bormla

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What’s in season in late October?

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?

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Kefir as a frozen dessert – and this one is lactose free

Kefir is an Eastern European ingredient that I fell in love with as soon as I started seeing it on the shelves of the Bulgarian and Polish specialist shops and Russian deli a few years ago. It is an ancient ingredient and has been used for over 2000 years.  The taste is tangy and fermented and it is a stronger version of a drinkable … Read More Kefir as a frozen dessert – and this one is lactose free

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Green Lentil, Parsley and Lime Soup with Soft Gozitan Gibna

Green lentils keep their texture and have a richer flavour than the orange variety.  For this soup I use a hand held blender [pulse setting] to puree the soup lightly and the final result has a mix of whole green and pureed lentils. It is very quick to prepare, no chopping and served with a Gozitan fresh goat’s milk gibna, it makes a very … Read More Green Lentil, Parsley and Lime Soup with Soft Gozitan Gibna