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The Norwegian catch of the day

Exploring a food market is one of the best ways to discover the daily life of the country you are visiting. As soon as we arrive in Bergen, I visit its popular fish market. We arrived in Bergen after a seven hour spectacular train ride amidst fjords, gorges and glaciers. Also known as the World’s […]

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Lady Marmalade

This article first appeared in the February edition of Cibus magazine. What you will read has nothing to do with the popular cover version in the Moulin Rouge soundtrack and its ‘voulez-vous coucher avec moi (ce soir)?’ chorus. This is about a lady, my first love, who every year, during this time, preserves oranges in […]

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This article featured in Cibus magazine, December edition I have recently acknowledged the truth that my love for Italian food has left me no eye for other cuisines. So, I have endeavored to widen my horizons and liberate my taste buds for the gastronomy of other countries. And there I was, few days after my […]

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Say Cheese

This article featured in Cibus edition of November 2012. Bizarrely dressed in white polypropylene overalls and sky-blue plastic shoe covers I shuffled behind Giovanni Roncalato, eager to discover the artisan cheese making process at La Casara. Accompanied by the warm September sun, as it was breaking through the wispy morning clouds, we made our way […]

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This article first appeared in Cibus magazine / September 2012. Read about my experience at the World’s best restaurant 2012: Noma – the delicious Nordic cuisine made of regional, seasonal and sustainable ingredients. We walked for nearly thirty minutes until we got to the waterfront of Christianshavn. There I saw the name of the restaurant I […]

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This recipe was first published in the June edition of Cibus magazine. Combining melon with prosciutto crudo is an all-time favorite so I thought to arrange a farro salad, now that farro is also available to prepare in 10 minutes.   Farro salad with melon and prosciutto crudo Ingredients for 4 persons: 300gr farro (or […]

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This recipe was first published in the June edition of Cibus magazine. These long, thin, rusty red grains are the result of a cross-breed between the Venere and the Indica rice varieties. The Ermes red rice is, not only an attractive ingredient, but a nutritious one as well since it is high in antioxidants and […]

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This recipe was first published in the June edition of Cibus magazine. As part of my contribution in Cibus magazine I chose to prepare sides to accompany the grill, a popular cooking method at this time of the year. Since I love the sweet twist fruit gives to savoury food, I opted to include fruit […]

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Timeless Cilento: Lo Vottaro

This article was first published on CIBUS / July 2011. An Italian journalist Luciano Pignataro revealed that the secret behind the flavorsome Cilento cuisine is the absence of a clock. I investigate this secret and wonder why in Malta we still have not embarked on a slow food journey. At the mention of the word […]

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