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Ginger Shots

A few times a week I replace my first early morning coffee with a ginger shot.  It is the only alternative to coffee that works for me first thing in the morning. This recipes makes 6 shots.  Like everything else in moderation, not too much, but enough to give that boost of energy.  Its anti-inflamatory and I like the thought that it helps metabolism.  … Read More Ginger Shots

‘The Obama and Biden people had chosen Kamala Harris to run as VP as early as last year’ Albert Marko

Former President Barack Obama is going to be an instrumental part of the campaign  going forward for the Biden Harris ticket. There are a few people on the Vice President so-called ‘list’.  Some people say Susan Rice, but by all indications, the Omana and Biden people had chosen Kamala Harris to run as VP as early as last year. They need the selection to … Read More ‘The Obama and Biden people had chosen Kamala Harris to run as VP as early as last year’ Albert Marko

‘It is important not only to develop green energy but also to have security of supply from different energy sources’ Dr Peter Grima

I am one of those believers that feels that fossil fuels do have a role to play although it needs to take on a lesser role in society as we progress from energy that is purely based on fossil fuels to now having more influx of renewable energy. We have to remember that one of the three pillars of the EU energy law and … Read More ‘It is important not only to develop green energy but also to have security of supply from different energy sources’ Dr Peter Grima

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Coffee Gateau [no bake]

This is one of my memories of Malta as a child, a recipe shared by a teacher at school, our first attempts at ‘cooking’.  Then we went abroad and I really never came across it in this format anywhere else but on my return, so many years later, discovered that it is an old time favourite of many families, with different twists adapted to … Read More Coffee Gateau [no bake]

Why are masks important? ‘To wear or not to wear masks’ Professor Mark Brincat

There is no doubt that health workers need to reduce their exposure to the virus.   There are expensive surgical masks such as N95 or N99, the higher the number the more resistant they are.   Cloth masks should be made properly using he right fabric with a few layers and possibly a filter in between and you  will find instructions on how to make your … Read More Why are masks important? ‘To wear or not to wear masks’ Professor Mark Brincat

St Patrick’s from Conor’s kitchen

Irish Cuisine has evolved through the ages and with St Patrick’s celebrations around the corner, this week I am sharing a few recipes from my Irish fellow blogger and friend, Conor Bofin. Conor is a multi-award winning food blogger; his blog ‘One Man’s Meat’ has won Best Food Blog in Ireland…     Source: Conor’s Irish Spread

Devon Quick Bake

You can see the recipe for this quick bake and watch me making it by clicking here

Have you tried Burrata yet? www.timesofmalta.com

‘Check out my Burrata recipes in today’s Sunday Times‘ Burrata is made up of a mix of fresh mozzarella and cream and originates in Puglia, Italy. A thin, but tough, mozzarella film encases the soft and creamy content and it is now flown to Malta directly from Puglia every day and can be found in most supermarkets. You can find it plain or smoked,… Source: Have you … Read More Have you tried Burrata yet? www.timesofmalta.com

Burrata with Strawberries and Orange Zest

‘Simplicity is always best and if you have not yet tasted Burrata make a point of doing so :).  You will then find out why it is known as the queen of cheeses’ For 2 persons will need: 1 burrata (I use small individual ones) Lots of fresh strawberries and orange zest Agave or honey To assemble, cut the burrata in half. Arrange on a plate Scatter orange zest and drizzle … Read More Burrata with Strawberries and Orange Zest

Gluten free vegetable muffins made with chickpea flour

‘an ideal addition to a picnic, kids’ school lunch boxes or a treat with a salad during the working day.  I just love chickpea flour, the flavor, the texture, the natural colour…  These are so easy to make that you can have fresh muffins every day.  Don’t be tempted to freeze them as the texture changes’ You will need: 3 cups gram flour (chickpea flour) … Read More Gluten free vegetable muffins made with chickpea flour

Quick savory Sicilian Frittelle di Ricotta

‘There is no other way but fried to get the crispiness so that you can appreciate the creaminess, flavor and lightness of the delicious sheep’s milk ricotta. I had the pleasure to welcome Chef Seby Sorbello from Sicily just before Christmas and what a treat it was.  This is the first of his 6 recipes during his recent trip to Malta.’ You will need: For … Read More Quick savory Sicilian Frittelle di Ricotta

Smoked Eggplant and Spinach Layered Salad

‘the best way to get that really smoky taste is to cook the eggplant on a barbecue or open flame and when a barbecue is not available, directly on to the ring of a gas stove BUT .. it creates a mess and as an alternative roasting eggplants in the oven without cutting or piercing them imparts a delicious mild smoky flavor. The flesh … Read More Smoked Eggplant and Spinach Layered Salad