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Monthly Archive for April, 2010


With Summer approaching fast the variety of fish on the market increases and now it’s the perfect time for buying molluscs which are squid, cuttlefish, octopus.  Today I tried a very light and quick recipe with cuttlefish which can excellently make part of a BBQ menu. Ingredients: 4 medium sized cuttlefish, cleaned and tentacles put […]


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Disruption of the eruption!

Well, well, well it has been quite some time since I have updated my blog last… and from the title you might guess why! The volcanic eruption in Iceland left me stranded in Dusseldorf, Germany for quite some days and at last I arrived home safe and sound after a train hopping trip to Amsterdam, […]

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All we need is love…

… and food! My tradition of Easter celebrations has changed over the years, yet it has always been a time to celebrate with good food, great friends and the omnipresent home made Limoncello! Some weeks ago I started preparing the menu… so for the starter we prepared a selection of cold cuts from Cilento like […]

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Pasta broccoli and anchovy

Cavatelli with broccoli and anchovies Ingredients for 4 persons: 400gr cavatelli pasta 1 broccoli 8 anchovy fillets in oil chili pepper garlic olive oil Very easy. Pour some olive oil in a saucepan, add the crushed garlic, chili pepper and the anchovy fillets. Stir until the anchovies dissolve. In the meantime, boil water for pasta […]

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Octopus salad

Cooking octopus during Lent is popular with us Maltese. This recipe is more adventurous than the usual octopus in garlic or octopus stew. Octopus with parsley pesto Serves 4 1.5kg octopus 1 whole garlic bulb rind of 1 lemon chili pepper 3 parsley stalks 4 tblsp olive oil 4 large potatoes for the parsley pesto […]

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