Tag: #easter


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


Quick No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Slice [Vegan, Gluten Free]

I think the combination of coconut and dark chocolate is one of the most pleasurable flavours I can think of. The gritty texture of the coconut combined with the silky dark chocolate is used in many iconic sweets and topping this dessert with the sweet. succulent strawberries that are at the peak of their season produces this simple yet amazing dessert which few will be unable to resist.


Maltese Easter Figolli [gluten free, vegan, reduced sugar]

‘Making figolli [two cookie layers with a soft mazipan filling] is a good childhood memory if you were brought up in Malta and making them every Easter is a tradition for most Maltese families, even for those who usually do not make cakes and sweets.

Easter Simnel Cake topped with raw marzipan

  ‘a light fruit cake rarely seen in Malta brings back memories of an English Easter.  One of my colleagues made a lovely bow and I topped the cake with raw marzipan during the show the day after it was baked.’ Prepare the raw marzipan the day before you are going to decorate the cake and keep it in the fridge. You will need: … Read More Easter Simnel Cake topped with raw marzipan


No bake: Gluten Free Easter Nests

‘Quick and effective, these can be prepared in advance and frozen until needed, then decorated with mini easter eggs. I use a gluten free crispy cereal

My favorite Easter lunch… Leg of Lamb and Roast Potatoes with Bee Pollen, fennel and mint

I am sharing the recipes for my favorite Easter meal to be repeated again at lunch time tomorrow. As much as I like variety and experimentation with new ingredients, I seem to stick to the same meals for family occasions and I guess it is all about familiarity and wanting to eat your favorite things during the holidays. I love bee pollen scattered on … Read More My favorite Easter lunch… Leg of Lamb and Roast Potatoes with Bee Pollen, fennel and mint

Renato’s Maltese Figolli

I am sharing Renato Briffa’s recipe for Maltese figolli. And for the figolli pastry you will need: 2 kilos flour 25 g baking powder 450g butter 1 lemon zest 4 drops vanilla extract Rub in butter into flour add the rest of the ingredients. Separately mix together 800g sugar 1/2 can evaporated milk 1 litre water Mix with wooden spoon until sugar dissolves Add … Read More Renato’s Maltese Figolli