• A salad of barley, fresh herbs and fennel [Vegan]

    One of my favourite barley recipes is using it in a salad. It is of course not gluten free and if you are following a gluten free diet, swap with quinoa. On tv I used 250g of barley to add volume to the recipe if feeding a large crowd.

  • Maltese Rabbit cooked in wine and garlic

    ‘It is a public holiday today dedicated to St Peter and St Paul when the feast of Mnarja is celebrated. Picnics and outdoor family celebrations are organised an one can enjoy the warm weather before it gets too hot. Traditionally rabbit is eaten today and the rabbit in one of my grandmother’s recipes is simmered in wine, herbs and garlic.’

  • The eleventh day of the eleventh month

    The Maltese kitchen in November starts to smell of Christmas, chocolate, of roasted chestnuts, cloves and oranges. The time is here to start soaking chestnuts and make citrus tarts and start to plan for December’s festivities.


Life and Style Weekend 2/39 - ‘My special guests this week were Joe Vella and his wife Julie. Joe never fails to impress me. He is the writer of 3 amazing cookbooks and is in a class of his own having won many awards for his contribution to the hospitality industry.’ ‘My quick recipes this week started with a diabetic friendly Barley, fennel and fresh herb salad, Maltese Style Rabbit … Read More Life and Style Weekend 2/39