Tag: #lent

Utter devotion – Marija Addolorata at San Gorg in Qormi

I was so impressed when I first saw the pure devotion and adoration of Marija Addolorata during Holy Week and in the parish of San Gorg in Qormi, old traditions are very much alive.   It would be nearly impossible to find a community more united.     Heritage and traditions are here to stay Sacrifices, devotion and repentance of sins       … Read More Utter devotion – Marija Addolorata at San Gorg in Qormi

Sfineġ of anchovies and feta cheese

Sfineg are associated with the the northern town of Rabat and I made them during today’s tv show adding Greek Feta cheese, by rubbing it into the flour before adding the other ingredients.

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Renato’s Maltese Kwarezimal

‘Each family seems to have their own Kwarezimal recipe and although I use Helen and Anne Caruana Galizia’s recipe as this is the one that mum used, I love Renato’s version, passed to him by his father who owned a confectionery in Old Mint Street, Valletta in the 50s. These are my favorite Maltese sweets’

Flying to the Mediterranean… March issue

This is from the February issue of the island’s airline magazine …

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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