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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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Celebrating rice with its Master

This article was first published on MHRA Insider / August 2012. In April 2012, Italian master chef Gabriele Ferron was in Malta for a week courtesy of Eatmania. The week was entirely dedicated to rice and rice products from Riseria Ferron. Here is how it developed. For the second time, the World’s Ambassador of rice […]

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We would like to propose to you this signature recipe by Gabriele Ferron, Riseria Ferron and James Schiavone, Tartarun Restaurant which was prepared for Riso e Risotti 2012. The elegant texture of the carnaroli risotto combined with fresh local herbs created an aromatic and zestful dish, which was served as part of the menu in […]

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It is with delight and satisfaction that I am writing about Gabriele Ferron’s second visit to Malta. Following last year’s favourable outcome of the Riso e Risotti degustation events held at Tartarun in Marsaxlokk and Spezzo in Valletta, master chef Gabriele Ferron accepted our renewed invitation. Day 1-2 / 10th & 11th April This time […]

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Goodbye, without a handshake

My first words for the New Year could not be about food. For these last 9 days I only thought about my parted old-time friend Duncan. Food did not inspire me, my fervour to cook dwindled and every time I sat down to write about food words failed me. Oh Duncan, why were you taken […]

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Creating a meal you will love

There are few people around me who understand the passion I have for food, or as my husband says, the obsession with food. I have recently read the book ‘Creating a meal you’ll love’ which groups a collection of memorable dining experiences of various food writers and chefs. This book inspired my post of today. […]

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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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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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A wedding under the Tuscan sun

This article was first published on CIBUS / October 2011. When my sister-in-law started discussing her wedding plans with me I egoistically exclaimed – why don’t you get married in an Italian countryside venue? As the words marched out of my mouth I was already hallucinating about the scrumptious Italian-style food and the glorious wine. […]

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Legs numb, feet burnt out, itchy mosquito bites, and kitchen clutter. These are the physical feelings of the morning after the Malta Artisan Fair, held at the Macina in Senglea yesterday, and organised by the team at restaurantsMalta. On the other pan of the weighing scales, there are the mental sensations: satisfaction, pride, assessment and […]

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