The perfect recipe, perfect always without fail with thanks to Renato Briffa :
Gluten-free, lactose-free and reduced sugar diets are hot topics these days. The drive for ingredients to suit a large number of food intolerances comes from consumers and with such a large choice in the market, guests no longer have to feel they are a burden to their hosts and be apologetic about their intolerances.
Adjusting recipes to make them suitable for everyone is much easier than making special dishes to cater for individual requirements. These Christmas vegan hazelnut balls are free from lactose and gluten and are sweetened with unrefined sugars in reduced quantity
Martina is an amazing lady. She recently was placed third in the KitchenAid Competition by Forestals and I was not surprised to see her beautiful cake as I having been admiring her work for a few years when she posts on social media.
Marina’s cupcakes during my tv show last week were divine.
In 1994 Myriam met Linda Shubert, the evangelical author of bestselling book “The Miracle Hour” and went on a trip to the Caribbean with her to visit the needy – people who needed support.
“When I went to a conference in Orlando with Linda, I was impressed by how many people were approaching her” says Myriam. “Then she turned to me and said ‘Myriam, you should start Magnificat in Malta’.
‘I like making my own energy bars as i know exactly what has gone into them. This is a quick recipe and the result is amazing. Once they are set, preferably the day after they are made, I cut them up into bars or squares, pack them individually and freeze them’
This week ‘Kon Mari’ consultant Julia Barker talks me through the sometimes never-ending task or organising children’s wardrobes. The amount of times that children dirty their clothing usually results in a few outfit changes per day, continuous washing machine cycles and mountains of folding and putting away. Using Julia’s methods, we can use a system to better organise all the tiny items in a way which is easy to access and visually pleasing.
These chocolate muffins are so quick and easy to make and they are so soft and delicious that I think most people will not be able to resist a second one.
During Christmas week or a weekend in December they are ideal a any tie of the day and a good start to the weekend as a late breakfast too with a cup of coffee. Thick, dark and silky chocolate gives you an instant lift and you can also omit the icing and sprinkle oats, museli or your favourite seeds on top before baking.