Kusksu – Maltese Soup

I love big, clear soups packed with different textures and mopped up with a hunk of sourdough bread, thick with salted butter. Kusksu, a recipe from my roots, is a soup my Mum (and Nona) would make for us at lunchtime on a Saturday, served with goats’ cheese, black pepper and some olive oil, a […]

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Maltese Sandwich: Hobz biz-zejt

Hobz biz-zeit (pronounced hobz-bi-zate) translates literally as bread with oil. It’s a staple meal in Malta – probably the country’s number one snack – and is served as a closed sandwich on every beach or snack bar in the country. It’s possibly better known as being served as an open sandwich, especially for those making it […]

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Morning Cleanser: Celery, Apple and Lime Juice

This is very easy to make. If you have a juicer. If you don’t, I wouldn’t waste any time in encouraging you to buy one. My life has changed since our Sage Nutri-Juicer rocked into our kitchen. All sorts of concoctions have been created. Things involving beetroots, others involving turnips. Some things were good, others were […]

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Cold Turkey Christmas?

This is a guest blog post which I was asked to write for the Booja-Booja blog.  There’s no such thing as detoxing. A study this December reveals that in medical terms, it’s nonsense. The only way to get healthy is through diet and exercise. Makes sense. Yet every January, like many others, I hatch grand plans […]

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