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Monthly Archive for November, 2009


Well, the time has come and we’re off to the trip I had mentioned in the post of the 21st October – me & my better half will be flying off to Rome and then to Trentinara – this tiny cute village in the Cilento area. You will be hearing all about the food we […]


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You may find it strange or repulsive but in Italy this is a delicate ingredient cooked in various ways! I am referring to the Fiori di zucchine (the flowers of the zucchini or marrows). It is not as easy as in Italy to find these flowers in Malta since they are not really appreciated and […]

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Fishy weekend!

It’s Sunday evening and the smell of fish still rules the kitchen! Since Friday my pans and dishes were the bed for all types of fish… on Friday Mum bought these fresh squid which I decided to stuff and oven bake. The stuffing consisted of onions, garlic, aubergines, marrows, red pepper, and the squid’s tentacles […]

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Butta la Pasta

Pasta… I can never get enough of eating pasta! So many shapes, flavors, and varieties; fresh or dry; long or short;  with eggs or without; filled pasta or plain pasta… the list is endless. Pasta is loved all over the world from people of all ages yet no one prepares it better than Italians – […]

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Halloween Recipe

As years go by more importance is being given to Halloween in Malta. I managed to get a glimpse of one or two houses decorated with hanging spiders, fluorescent skeletons, and lighted pumpkins. Some are organizing costume parties, children are going more outdoors knocking at doors playing ‘trick or treat, others bake cakes for the […]

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Rabbit with Tomato and Rosemary Sauce

Serves 4 1 rabbit cut into small pieces 4 plump fresh tomatoes a bunch of fresh rosemary 2 cloves garlic 1 onion 1 celery stick 2 bay leaves olive oil 100ml white wine vinegar sugar salt & pepper Prepare the tomato sauce by peeling the tomatoes and removing their seeds. With a pestle and mortar […]

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