Two new ice creams by Valsioia – the Gran Specialità Caramello and the Gran Specialità Tiramisù
Jul20

Two new ice creams by Valsioia – the Gran Specialità Caramello and the Gran Specialità Tiramisù

Veggy Malta tried Valsoia’s new ice cream tubs. The Gran Specialità Caramello and the Gran Specialità Tiramisù. It’s very difficult to tell you which is better of the two! As we are now accustomed, Valsoia has produced two other 100% non-dairy, naturally lactose free and vegan ice creams. The Gran Specialità Caramello is gluten free as well.  They both come in a convenient 210 g tub that can be enjoyed by the family (or on...

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5 foods that will help you relax
Jul18

5 foods that will help you relax

Veggy Malta looks at five simple ways to help us relax using food and natural products. It is useful to learn how to cope with stressful moments using a natural medicine box. We look at 5 different ways using odours and food that may help you relax. Every different type of food is made up of different chemicals, nutrients and vitamins. They are these properties that make one food better than another for specific reason. You an look at...

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Setiz broad spinach pasta – gluten free
Jul16

Setiz broad spinach pasta – gluten free

Veggy Malta tried out Sietz gluten free broad spinach pasta. One of the range of pastas available from the Seitz gluten free brand. Cooking the Seitz spinach pasta is quite easy, 5 minutes and its done. I used Seitz gluten free pasta sauces to add with the pasta, so if I had to be honest my cooking job was done in a jiffy. The Seitz red pesto mixed well with the pasta (though even the green pesto would have been fab). After mixing the...

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Apple & Fior di Vita Cheddar slices with Jalapeño or honey
Jul13

Apple & Fior di Vita Cheddar slices with Jalapeño or honey

Veggy Malta tries out a typical American pairing; apples and cheddar. It’s not the thing you would normally find locally, (unless locally would be in Vermont USA). Yet these two pair off very well. In fact you can find many recipe ideas with apples and cheddar. Some melt the cheese on apple slices, or even make a sandwich with both inside. You can also find the two used together in toast, tortillas and salads. Veggy Malta has...

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Two Crème by Valsoia to choose from
Jul11

Two Crème by Valsoia to choose from

Veggy Malta tried out la Crème range by Valsoia. A choice of two deserts one vanilla and the other chocolate. These two deserts are pleasant to eat. I personally like both but prefer the vanilla though my daughter prefers the chocolate one by far. It is a nice simple desert that you can take after food, or as a snack if feeling hungry or even as part of your breakfast. You can leave it in room temperate, which means that it can be a...

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Anurakti – novelties lined up for the Malta International Food Festival
Jul09

Anurakti – novelties lined up for the Malta International Food Festival

Veggy Malta talked to Adriana and Alan from Anurakti about their upcoming participation in the Malta International Food Festival in Mdina happening between the 19th and the 22nd of July. At least we will know that there will be one stand not try to sell us meat at the festival! Anurakti will be there with all their traditional and best selling products including energy bars and balls, muffins and cakes. As always all Anurakti products...

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Valsoia launch their new dairy free coconut ice cream – you need to taste it
Jul06

Valsoia launch their new dairy free coconut ice cream – you need to taste it

Veggy Malta tries out Valsoia’s new coconut ice cream range. Valsoia has just launched a new range of dairy free ice creams just in time for summer. If you are one of those people (like me) who loves coconut, including chocolate coated coconut sweets, then you will certainly like this new range by Valsoia. The range comes in a box of 4 sticks or in a 300 g tub. But lets talk a bit about the taste! The mini sticks, are chocolate...

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Amy’s Kitchen Manhattan veggie burger – tasty meat free burger
Jul04

Amy’s Kitchen Manhattan veggie burger – tasty meat free burger

Veggy Malta tries out Amy’s Kitchen Manhattan veggie burger. A simple to cook, tasty, meat free burger. If there is one thing you want from a burger is taste and this Manhattan burger has ample taste. I obviously added some salad, tomatoes and a slice of vegan cheese and some peppers. I used a gluten free bun to keep this a completely gluten free meal. Along with it I made a simple side salad and some fries. Nothing out of this...

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Rebels with a Cause – an eco-friendly alternative for your toiletries
Jul02

Rebels with a Cause – an eco-friendly alternative for your toiletries

Veggy Malta met up with Rebels with a Cause and tried out the new range of eco-friendly products that they are producing. A breath of fresh air in the avalanche of plastic that floods us on a daily basis. Whilst till now Rebels with a Cause products were available through their website, they are now starting nationwide distribution. Yay! For those of you that have never heard of Rebels with a Cause they produce toiletries that...

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Detox water drinks you can easily make at home
Jun29

Detox water drinks you can easily make at home

Veggy Malta looks at Detox water drinks you can easily make at home that can help your body. In most cases you can easily create a number of detox drinks from what you already have available at home. On a daily basis our bodies are exposed to environmental pollutants, pesticides, stress and anxiety, foul air, preservatives and so many more negative influencers. We are breathing, eating, drinking and making contact with these toxins...

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Amy’s Kitchen Chinese noodles and veggies – also gluten free
Jun27

Amy’s Kitchen Chinese noodles and veggies – also gluten free

Veggy Malta tried out Amy’s Kitchen Chinese noodles and veggies. This new brand which has recently arrived on the Malta shores all the way from California has an ample range of ready prepared foods to choose from. First of all the Chinese noodles and veggies dish is gluten free, vegan, dairy free and lactose free. Having said this, it isn’t free from taste. In addition it is sinfully easy to prepare. Just open the packet...

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Spinach, Fior di Vita Greek goat cheese and pine nut salad
Jun25

Spinach, Fior di Vita Greek goat cheese and pine nut salad

Veggy Malta tries out a fresh and easy to make salad that even Popeye would love. It contains spinach, onions, Fior di Vita Greek goat cheese, pine nuts, sesame seeds and poppy seeds. The spinach in the salad provides the bulk, but spinach is also known for its high iron content and as an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C and folate as well as being a good source of manganese, magnesium, iron and vitamin B2. The...

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Carrot, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, onion, Green Giant organic sweetcorn, green beans, rice and hummus Buddha bowl
Jun22

Carrot, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, onion, Green Giant organic sweetcorn, green beans, rice and hummus Buddha bowl

Veggy Malta made a carrot, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, onion, Green Giant organic sweetcorn, rice and hummus Buddha bowl. It’s easy to make and very nutritious. It’s also a very colourful plate which shows that you are taking in a balance of different nutritious vegetables.  The plate contains protein, carbohydrates, fibre and a mix of vitamins and minerals resulting from the various vegetables used. Cooking instructions...

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Seitz – a gluten free brand new in Malta
Jun20

Seitz – a gluten free brand new in Malta

Veggy Malta has a look at Seitz. A German gluten free products brand that has recently arrived on local shelves. You can easily recognise it from its distinctive blue packaging. So what is Seitz? It is a German brand producing a wide range of gluten free products. The range includes pasta, flour and baking mix, baked goods, cereals and muesli, cupboard essentials and snacks and sweets. The company’s aim is to provide individuals...

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Summer is here – time for Valsoia ice cream
Jun18

Summer is here – time for Valsoia ice cream

Summer is starting and so is the heat. Fortunately along with summer so come ice creams. Therefore (out of duty to VeggyMalta.com readers) I tried out Valsoia’s range of dairy free ice creams. I actually tried the three Valsoia’s tub ice creams currently available locally, yet having a peek at Valsoia’s website I can see that this summer we are in for quite a choice. Yet let me stop drooling over my keyboard and go...

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