Tag: #kawlata

Maltese Kawlata with Ham Hock

My mother and grandmother always added fennel seeds and local wild celery, both giving the kawlata a very distinct taste and I have done my own variation by sticking to their recipe and adding kale, sweet potato and fresh turmeric which are all very popular at the moment.

Kawlata Stew with Buckwheat

Traditionally a thick soup, I use smoked ham hock and the same ingredients to make this Kawlata stew and serve it with buckwheat. You will need: 1 smoked ham hock [xikel], cut into 3 chunks 3 rashers bacon, finely chopped 1 large onion, finely sliced 1 clove garlic, finely chopped small piece of shredded cabbage (optional) 1/4 medium cauliflower 1 zucchini 100g carrots 250g … Read More Kawlata Stew with Buckwheat

Three traditional Maltese Soups

Some very simple recipes for traditional soups made with fresh local fresh vegetables, every day meals in Malta Widow’s Soup [Soppa tal Armla] 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 potatoes, peeled and chopped 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 kohlrabi, peeled and chopped 1 cup broad beans 2 celery sticks, sliced 1 cup peas ½ or a small cauliflower cut into bite … Read More Three traditional Maltese Soups