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Healthy white egg vegetable ricotta flan

This is Antida‘s recipe in her quest to promote healthy eating for the new year.   All you need is: 6 egg whites 125g ricotta 150g grilled vegetables salt and pepper pinch of dried herbs Place the egg whites and ricotta in a bowl. Break down the ricotta using a fork and mix with the egg whites.  Add the salt and pepper. Spray an … Read More Healthy white egg vegetable ricotta flan

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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

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Chocolate Beetroot Cake – no processed sugar, no butter or oils

Cakes should be fluffy and light. The bulk of processed sugar and the flavour and consistency of butter is often needed to achieve the right consistency in cakes. The big secret to achieving that light and fluffy texture is not to overmix. You will not need any electric mixers or gadgets. Simply sift the flour twice and dry ingredients into a large bowl and … Read More Chocolate Beetroot Cake – no processed sugar, no butter or oils

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Quick Scottish Lentil Soup – 2020 is for more plant based food

I crave for this soup, even during the hot summers.  In the winter I make it almost every week. It is so quick to prepare, economical, no blender, no chopping and you end up with a satiny textured purée – perfection for the month of January. My Scottish mother-in-law was never too fond of cooking but she made this soup when I went to … Read More Quick Scottish Lentil Soup – 2020 is for more plant based food

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Mulled wine, and then just finish off with a spoonful of imbuljuta

‘I like to stir a spoonful of imbuljuta, the chestnut and chocolate local Christmas hot drink into mulled wine – and the result  is delicious result’   Mulled Wine 2 oranges, juice and zest of 1 orange grated zest of a lemon 100g sugar or equivalent stevia 6 cloves, plus extra for garnish 1 cinnamon stick A pinch of freshly grated nutmeg a pinch … Read More Mulled wine, and then just finish off with a spoonful of imbuljuta

The financial services industry is bleeding at the moment – Dr Joe Giglio, December 2019

Dr Joe Giglio speaks about the events that have led to the situation in Malta today.  Watch his interview of this week in English –   The financial services industry is bleeding at the moment                                                                                         Dr Joe Giglio, December 2019 Joseph Giglio heads the criminal law department specialising in corporate and vicarious liability at LexPractis .  For the last 25 years, Dr Giglio … Read More The financial services industry is bleeding at the moment – Dr Joe Giglio, December 2019

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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An idyllic day on a idyllic island

I am not the biggest fan of Christmas Day.  Each year I spend the build up to Christmas feeling rather homesick, reliving memories of good times in other places where I had previous lives. However can one really be anywhere more idyllic with a perfect temperature of 18 C, the skies so clear and the air feeling so fresh.  Today is perfection itself.  Being … Read More An idyllic day on a idyllic island

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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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Maltese Paediatric Association supports ’22 children’

The Maltese Paediatric Association issued a statement today that it deplores the position taken by Identity Malta towards non EU families residing in Malta, whereby enforcement of a policy of minimum income results in the expulsion of these children from our country and the inevitable separation from their parents. For this reason, the Malta Paediatric Association supports the initiative by His Grace the Archbishop … Read More Maltese Paediatric Association supports ’22 children’

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Healthier Christmas Cake with Olive Oil

Gluten-free, lactose-free and reduced sugar diets are hot topics these days.