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Back to the home roots

Article first appeared in Cibus April edition I embark to rediscover the beauty of home-grown food Earlier in my life, picking broad beans and digging potatoes was a family affair in our household. I have fond memories of days spent with my brother and grandparents at the fields. Seasons dictated our duties. In summer, we […]

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Down memory lane

This last month has been truly a nostalgic trip down memory lane. It started with the numerous photos of the past which my uncle courteously sent electronically. That time when riding a bicycle was a super exciting thing to do, when Christmas presents were anxiously awaited, when my father’s hair was nearly all there, when […]

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‘Is this without meat?’ – that was my brother’s archaic question whenever Mum cooked something vegeterian. I am not sure if he still insists on having some kind of meat in many of the dishes he eats but he used to INSIST, a lot! Well, this recipe has no meat and since we need to […]

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By Karl Vassallo as told to Adam Warner This is the first of a series of articles about my experiences whilst travelling around the risotto rice belt. My first stop was Isola della Scala, home of the Vialone nano rice, in the Veneto region – Italy. When it comes to risotto I’m a bit of […]

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Fishy weekend!

It’s Sunday evening and the smell of fish still rules the kitchen! Since Friday my pans and dishes were the bed for all types of fish… on Friday Mum bought these fresh squid which I decided to stuff and oven bake. The stuffing consisted of onions, garlic, aubergines, marrows, red pepper, and the squid’s tentacles […]

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