Tag: #pricklypear

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Kapunata with Prickly Pear Paddles

The paddles of prickly pears are a common ingredient in Mexico and are sold in the vegetable section of supermarkets with spindles removed. Although prickly pear trees are all over the island, the paddles have not made their way to the supermarkets yet, nor to our kitchens.  I encourage you to try them out and they are best when the fruit is in season. … Read More Kapunata with Prickly Pear Paddles

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The language of food – Prickly Pear Paddles

The language of food can vary even in two islands that are just over 20 km away from each other.  😉 Saute of Prickly Pear Paddles

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Saute of Prickly Pear Paddles and how to use them [Nopales]

  We always await each summer for prickly pears to come into season, so ripe, juicy and colorful.   The cactus features against the rubble walls in most photos that identify Maltese countryside. The health benefits of prickly pears  are endless and very much sought after all around the world and classed nearly as a superfood. My favourite way of using it this summer was to pick fruits … Read More Saute of Prickly Pear Paddles and how to use them [Nopales]

Marsala Chicken Bake and the most delicious Mediterranean Tomatoes

For weekday meals, I love simplicity oozing with flavor. For practical reasons and because of work commitments, everyone’s time is limited but it is so important to eat well and plan meals ahead without too many headaches. When I do not organize my meals at home and arrive late from work, I end up either going straight to bed without eating anything or snacking … Read More Marsala Chicken Bake and the most delicious Mediterranean Tomatoes