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Monthly Archive for May, 2011

Who said Saint Peter was only a saint?

Fresh calamari, king prawns, and John Dory: our food repertoire for a BBQ Sunday. The dull brown grey sky and the soiled rain of a couple of weekends ago did not disrupt our plans for the first fish barbecue of 2011. Chris was not really enthusiastic about waking up early for preparations and I did […]


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My German misfortune

The announcement on the airport public address system echoed: ‘The flight from Dresden to Munich has been cancelled. Please call at the Lufthansa desk for more information.’ I could not believe my ears! For the second time, my return from Germany to Malta, following my attendance at an insurance related conference, was inconveniently disrupted. Last year, […]

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Green legumes

Broad beans are healthy, low in calories, and in abundance at the moment. At our home, we invest in seasonal ingredients. Therefore, at this time of year, we usually end up with a broad bean overdose – an overdose of protein and carbohydrates, vitamins A, B1 and B2. Broad beans can be cooked in a […]

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Waking up to the thought of having a celebrity chef waiting for you to pick him up is unbeatable. Just right in the midst of my marriage plans, chef Gabriele Ferron, flew over to Malta, directly from Verona to host a degustation event of rice and risotto. Only on the morning of the 2nd July, […]

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