Tag: #fatfree

Maltese Village Cookies [Biskuttini tar-rahal] – no added fats

There are several recipes of traditional Maltese rusks but I particularly like this one with no added fats and a straightforward nearly all-in-one method.

Coconut Chocolate Bakes, no added refined sugar, no added fats

d  This bake contains no butter and no added refined sugar.  You will need: 200g flour 100g  coconut 125g ricotta 2 tablespoons agave 2 drops good vanilla extract grated zest of half an orange 1 egg cold water 200g dark chocolate and 1/2 tablespoon olive oil to decorate plus roasted chopped almonds (optional) Preheat the oven to 170C.  Sieve the flour.  Add the ricotta/ … Read More Coconut Chocolate Bakes, no added refined sugar, no added fats

Frozen Low Fat Yoghurt with Loacker Slices

    ‘I just love these frozen desserts with no additives or emulsifiers and no chemical enhancements like most shop-bought versions.  We are approaching the hottest month of a glorious Maltese summer, hot blistering sun at noon but I am one who enjoys the sweltering heat and never feel too hot.  May this summer last as long as possible’ For a simple frozen yoghurt, … Read More Frozen Low Fat Yoghurt with Loacker Slices

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Kwarezimal for Lent, egg free with no added fat

These are my very favorite local sweets. They are traditionally eaten at Lent and are easy and quick to make with wonderful flavors.  This recipe completely egg free with no added fats. Known as Kwarezimal, the word derives from quaresima for the 40 days of lent and the ingredients in it reflect repentance and giving up the luxuries of eggs and fat. I make … Read More Kwarezimal for Lent, egg free with no added fat