Tag: maltese food

A Taste of Nostalgia

Nostalgia; the feeling of desire to return in thought or to a former time in one’s life, to one’s home or homeland, or to one’s family and friends; a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time. The feeling of nostalgia I think best describes why I have such a strong passion for my heritage, my unconditional love for…

Fenkata with minced meat

Lea Hogg's Blog We featured this dish on tv this week. Did you know that rabbit meat is higher in protein and lower in fat and cholesterol than other meats ? For this pasta dish, you will need: 75 to 120g spaghetti per portion 250g minced rabbit meat 1 spoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, finely chopped…

My Secret Recipe

Because I was in Malta for Easter this year, I missed out on making my figolli. Figolli are a traditional Maltese sweet made at Easter time. It’s kind of like a giant cookie, with almond filling and colourful icing on top and in the shape of… Well, anything really. You can have Easter eggs, bunny rabbits, the Maltese cross, even a…

Ftira with pulled pork

Get in my belly! Lea Hogg's Blog Delicious Maltese #ftira with traditional kunserva, giardinera and pulled pork as seen on TV We have here what is probably one of the best sourdough breads in the world. The small old fashioned bakeries are still active and alive in the hub of every village and town. Old village bakery in the heart…