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Cinnamon Apple, Walnut and Blackberry Overnight Oats

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

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The statues of Good Friday

Good Friday  is a very important day on the island and in every parish throughout the afternoon, processions take over most villages and towns.  This tradition is wonderful and very vibrant. Excitement fills the air as the adored statues decorated with fresh flowers emerge into the crowded streets.  Participants dress as Pontus Pilate, soldiers and other characters as they remember the last few hours … Read More The statues of Good Friday

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Today’s Quick Salad: Tuna Feta Avocado

I love salads and most people do. Although this cannot be simpler I am asked a lot why I add certain ingredients. First of all flavour and texture is important as is healthy and filling.

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‘No-make-up’ make up look

When Analise started doing my make up this year, preparing me for tv, she explained, much to my dismay at that time, that she will be opting for a ‘no-make up’ or ‘little-make up’ make up look. I always felt comfortable with the heavy contoured-look which is very popular here especially for tv. Analise told me all about the newer trend of blending and … Read More ‘No-make-up’ make up look

Utter devotion – Marija Addolorata at San Gorg in Qormi

I was so impressed when I first saw the pure devotion and adoration of Marija Addolorata during Holy Week and in the parish of San Gorg in Qormi, old traditions are very much alive.   It would be nearly impossible to find a community more united.     Heritage and traditions are here to stay Sacrifices, devotion and repentance of sins       … Read More Utter devotion – Marija Addolorata at San Gorg in Qormi

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Chocolate Raspberry Yoghurt Desserts – so quick

This is one of the easiest desserts I can think of and it is based on my grandmother’s bonito which was made with evaporated milk in stead of greek yoghurt. You will need: 500g Novibloc 1 packet of jelly, no added sugar 100ml hot water grated zest of 1 lime 4 x 200ml tubs low fat raspberry greek yoghurts 200g fresh raspberries fresh mint … Read More Chocolate Raspberry Yoghurt Desserts – so quick

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Getting to know Dr. Reuben Pace

  One thing that stands out in your work is your interest in the history, language and culture of Malta.  Was City of Humanity your initial idea or a collaboration of ideas ?   City of Humanity was my initial idea born out of the love for my country’s heritage, history and language. Eventually when i met Ġorġ Peresso during my search for a … Read More Getting to know Dr. Reuben Pace

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Making high protein healthy sandwiches

Travis used a variety of breads to make high protein sandwiches with some delicious fillings. Fibre Bread with Pesto, cottage cheese,  avocado, tomatoes and fresh basil . Multigrain Bread   with scrambled eggs, mushrooms, red peppers,  spring onions, cinnamon and cream cheese  Multiseed Bread with smoked salmon, mayonnaise, cucumber and rucola Wholemeal Bread with turkey breast, hummus, pesto and lettuce   Fresh ingredients make … Read More Making high protein healthy sandwiches

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Don’t miss out on Lord of the Flies at Teatru Manoel this weekend!

To book your tickets for Lord of the Flies this weekend, click here                       Photos: Sean Azzopardi/Mark Zammit Cordina  

A Premier League Superstar stops by

John Arne Riise dropped by a couple of weeks ago.  He chatted about his career, how he planned to fill his free time in Malta and about what he could bring to Maltese football.  His tenure as Birkirkara Football Club’s Sporting Director was short lived as three days after our chat his resignation was announced. John mentioned that his stay at Birkirkara was a … Read More A Premier League Superstar stops by

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Gluten Free Easter Nests

These easy easter treats are ideal to make with kids during the Easter break.  No baking required and they set very quickly and can be decorated with mini easter eggs   Prep Time 10mins Makes 12 nests   150g Novibloc 50g unsalted butter 1 tbsp honey or agave 150g gluten free cornflakes mini Novi Easter eggs Method Break up the chocolate & place it … Read More Gluten Free Easter Nests

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Treating hair with argan oil

A couple of weeks ago Geraldine at Screen Hair Salon Fgura treated me to an amazing treatment which left my hair soft and silky.  The effect of the treatment lasts about 4 weeks depending how often you wash it. Geraldine says We washed your hair with the Argan oil treatment shampoo.Step We towel dried and applied the Argan oil treatment which helps to repair … Read More Treating hair with argan oil

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