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My mission to understand the meaning of ‘love’ felt, and still feels somewhat complicated. After spending my childhood years hearing the sublime ending of fairy tales ‘and they lived happily ever after’, my teenage years reading the romantic fiction of Danielle Steele and watching amorous movies where love is the be-all and end-all, I automatically […]

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Globe artichokes

At the moment artichokes are in full season and relatively cheap. We bought 4 lovely artichokes for just €1! Artichokes come in a variety. The most commonly found are the classic green globe artichokes which are quite meaty and the oblong Italian bred artichokes which are purplish and have a tender heart. For this recipe […]

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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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“Vongole, Vongole Fresche!”

A visit to the fish shop created a feast of fish based dishes on our table during this long weekend… since the waters were calm the availability of fresh fish was at its peak and thus we took the opportunity to do some shopping! Here is an easy recipe which will take you little time […]

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It’s Artichoke time!

Globe artichokes are easily available at this time of year! This is a diversion from the traditional recipe which is so popular in Malta… that is artichokes filled with tuna, garlic, capers, parsley etc. Ingredients for 4 persons: 8 large globe artichokes 100g sausage meat 100g pancetta (bacon) 2 lemons 2 garlic cloves 1 onion […]

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