This Mediterranean platter is a favorite of mine. It’s a great dish throughout the year, but I really start craving it in the spring and summer. It incorporates several items that get quick and easy, fresh treatments. The beans on the platter are sometimes served on their own as an appetizer, although I use them… Continue reading Mediterranean Platter with White Beans and Tuna
Salmon Cakes (Pulpetti tas-Salamun) are a family favorite. The flavor is light and fresh. They are easy to make since you are just using canned salmon. They are inexpensive. Best of all, you can make a ton of them and freeze them. You can then bake or pan fry them at your convenience. Because salmon… Continue reading Salmon Cakes (Pulpetti tas-Salamun)
With summer approaching I love healthy light snacks and Bigilla is a favorite. It seems that every get together that I attend hummus seems to be somewhere on the table, so I started offering it to guests myself. Then I realized, wait, we (Maltese) have our own version of Hummus called Bigilla that I think… Continue reading Bigilla the Really Easy Way
Maltese Pastizzi are the Maltese version of an empanada, hot pocket, calzone, etc. You get the picture. Dough on the outside and a filling of your choice on the inside. The most popular fillings are ricotta cheese (called pastizzi tal-irkotta) , curried ground beef with peas, or curried peas (called pastizzi tal-piżelli). Today I am going… Continue reading Maltese Pastizzi Recipe and Step by Step Guide
I know, I know! It’s called Easter Pie and I am publishing it just after Easter. I promise you this is good any time of the year. Easter Pie is great to have as a normal evening meal or to serve when you have a ton of people coming over. I’d say it is an… Continue reading Easter Pie!