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Monthly Archive for November, 2011

It’s that time of year again when you start taking out your cookbooks, look up recipes on the internet and prepare menus for Christmas events. I love this task! Yet sometimes the clock’s evil hand goes fast and leaves us short of time so it is always wise to have a couple of easy recipes, […]

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Attention food lovers: block Sunday 4th December on your calendars! Eatmania will be participating in the Malta Artisan Christmas Fair which will be held at the Phoenicia Hotel in Floriana. For this special event Eatmania is proud to provide you with an array of traditional specialties synonymous with the Christmas season. Everything is prepared home-made […]

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Canteen facilities are one of my fringe benefits at work. Unfortunately, I find the canteen food unappetizing. I tried to eat there a couple of times in my early days but my taste buds were never satisfied, so I gave up. Now it’s been nearly four years that I take my entitled bag of fruit […]

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Initially it felt like being a participant of some Big Brother show. We had to share a bedroom with other group members, help to prepare dinner, and work in teams on assignments. On my first night I felt slightly homesick. Twelve female participants from all over the world congregated together in one dreamlike place – […]

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Serves 4 persons Ingredients: 4 large firm, but ripe peaches 100g savoiardi biscuits 80g softened butter 80g sugar 1 egg yolk 60g pine nuts 1 tsp cinnamon Slightly butter a baking dish. Wash the peaches and cut them in half, remove the stone and place on the baking dish.  Mix together the crushed savoiardi, soft […]

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Serves 6 persons Ingredients: For the dough: 500g durum wheat flour 350ml lukewarm water 1 sachet instant yeast 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp salt 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp olive oil For the topping: A small bunch of white grapes A small bunch of red grapes 1 tsp ground cloves 1 […]

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Serves 4 persons Ingredients: 2 peaches 2 pears 2 figs 350g Greek yoghurt 2 egg yolks 2 tbsp honey ½ tsp cinnamon Fresh mint leaves Pre-heat oven to 160°C. Wash and prepare the fruit by cutting them into bite-sized slices. Do not peel them. In a bowl, mix the yogurt, cinnamon, egg yolks, and honey. […]

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Serves 8 persons Ingredients For the shortbread pastry: 2 eggs 350g flour 00 130g sugar 135g butter For the filling: 100g sugar 650g fresh figs 1 lemon 100ml milk 40g rice flour Butter Prepare the dough by mixing in the food processor the flour, sugar, butter and eggs. Mix until the dough starts forming then […]

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