Asparagus are easily found in spring time and can be enjoyed in many ways. This nutritious green bud is an ideal ingredient to create a simple and delicate risotto. Ingredients for 4 persons: For the stock: 2 litres cold water 1 onion celery 2 carrots salt For the risotto: 320g Vialone Nano rice 700ml asparagus stock […]
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This morning, before the sun rose I was preparing the popular Maltese Lenten sweet: kwarezimal. My first try with this sweet was last week wherein I followed Mona’s recipe which was without flour and the result was amazing. Today Mum found her traditional recipe and I decided to stick to it. However, I substituted normal flour with […]
Following our recent discovery of the Carnaroli type of rice I thought of using this variety for the traditional Maltese baked rice dish. So here’s my recipe for ross il-forn with carnaroli rice. The result is a creamy and crunchier risotto. The grains keep their individuality and the texture of the bake is not sticky. Ingredients for […]
Over the weekend I tried out this original, gluten free, dessert recipe from Gabriele Ferron – torta di riso. The result is a rich, soft chocolate pudding. Follow the recipe: Torta di riso Ingredients: 200gr carnaroli rice 1 ltr whole milk 150gr sugar 100gr dark chocolate 25gr sultanas 4 eggs grated rind of 1 lemon […]
As I am spending my days stuck on a chair, leafing through the Claims Management course book and repeating the same points over and over again until, hopefully, they get soaked in my fading memory, my man took over preparation of today’s lunch. I must say that it was quite an original piece of work with […]