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My mind immediately associates salt cod with Lent and with a poor man’s meal. Probably I got this impression because this dish was part of the diet of local rural families. My grandmother used to prepare bakkaljaw cooked in a tomato, caper, olive and mint sauce during the fasting period in Lent.  Yet, I have […]

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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 […]

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