Facebook Competition – Win €50 worth of Amy’s Kitchen products – ends 15th November 2018
Oct30

Facebook Competition – Win €50 worth of Amy’s Kitchen products – ends 15th November 2018

Answer the three questions on our Facebook Page Go to our Facebook page and Like our page. Find the Image and answer the questions in the comments below. The questions are:   Question 1: Is Amy’s All American Veggie Burger a: A: Vegan Burger | B: Chicken burger   Question 2: Is Amy’s All American Veggie Burger A: made in USA | B: made in Russia   Question 3: The main ingredients in Amy’s All American Burger are A:...

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Chickpea Omelette
Oct28

Chickpea Omelette

And on the seventh day of Veggy Malta’s #maltameatfreeweek Alison created a chickpea omelette 😁 For the batter: 3/4 cup chickpea flour, 3/4 soya milk-alternative, 1 tbsp sea salt, 1 tsp soy sauce, 1 tsp cider vinegar, 2 tsp nutritional yeast, pinch of turmeric for yellowsh colour and baking soda for fluffiness. Method: prepare batter by mixing the above ingredients together, it must be thick but runny like that of pancakes. Heat some...

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Vegan Pizza
Oct27

Vegan Pizza

Nothing like home-made pizza on a Saturday night! This one is dedicated to Veggy Malta’s sixth day of#maltameatfreeweek Dough for 2 pizzas: 400g plain flour, 280g water, 3.5g dry yeast, 1 tablespoon olive oil, sea salt. Sift the flour into a large bowl, add all the ingredients and mix well with a wooden spoon. Do not overwork it – allow to rest so the dough can rise, cover with a cloth. [You can also prepare 1kg of dough and...

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Vegan Parmigiana
Oct27

Vegan Parmigiana

Celebrating the fifth day of Veggy Malta’s #meatfreeweek with my version of Aubergine Parmigiana. Ingredients: 2 aubergines, sliced into thick discs. plain flour, soya milk or any vegan milk which is unsweetened, breadcrumbs (i prepared mine with the onion & sage version together with nutritional yeast and grated vegan Parmesan), freshly prepared tomato sauce, grated mozzerella-style vegan cheese, home-made green pesto. Method:...

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It’s burger time
Oct26

It’s burger time

It’s eight o’clock, the kids have all finished their homework and it’s time for supper. What you really want is a burger. A chunky piece of burger you can place between the two halves of a bun, with some (possibly vegan) cheese, maybe some tomato ketchup or in my case some brown sauce and some vegetables with it and there you are. Telly tuned on FOX showing yet another re-run of Friends which you have seen over and...

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Butternut Squash Ravioli with onion & sage sauce
Oct25

Butternut Squash Ravioli with onion & sage sauce

Enjoying lunchtime with my fourth vegan recipe for Veggy Malta’s #maltameatfreeweek, my favourite so far: home-made ravioli filled with butternut squash and plated with a silky onion & sage sauce. This was so easy! Pastry: 200 g plain flour, 50 g semolina, 120 g water, pinch of salt, pinch of turmeric (secret ingredient!) – mix all ingredients together until a ball forms. Allow to rest in the fridge for a few minutes. ...

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Creamy Potato & Corn Chowder
Oct24

Creamy Potato & Corn Chowder

My third contribution to Veggy Malta’s #meatfreeweek, an American-style soup without the sins … vegan chowder! All you need for 2 persons is: 1 large onion and 1 garlic clove roughly chopped, 4 medium potatoes cut into small cubes, 2 ears fresh corn (reserve a small portion to boil on its own), 600ml veg stock, parsley, white wine, vegan milk/cream. Method: heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a medium pan and cook the onion and...

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Valsoia’s new Coconut Almond and Walnut drinks
Oct24

Valsoia’s new Coconut Almond and Walnut drinks

VeggyMalta tried out Valsoia’s new non-dairy drinks. We have two new non-dairy drinks to try out. The Valsoia Coconut Almond and the Valsoia Walnut. Both vegan, naturally lactose free and gluten free. These two milk alternative drinks are totally different from each other. Whilst some milk alternatives tend to taste like or similar to dairy milk, in this case I don’t believe it was Valsoia’s intention.  I had already...

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Cherry Tomato Tarte Tatin
Oct23

Cherry Tomato Tarte Tatin

Introducing my second recipe for Veggy Malta‘s #meatfreeweek, totally vegan and free from dairy: Here’s my Cherry Tomato Tarte Tatin 🍅🍅🍅 Method: heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large wok and slowly sweat the onion rings with a splash of balsamic vinegar and throw in the cherry tomatoes, thyme sprigs/leaves and salt. Mix well over a low flame until tomatoes and onions caramelise. Remove any excess liquid and allow to...

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Vegan Raw Carrot Cake
Oct23

Vegan Raw Carrot Cake

A simple and quick to make raw vegan carrot cake which you can use as a desert or even a snack with your afternoon vegan tea. It is rich in flavour and vitamins. Plus it’s gluten free, low calorie and so fresh. Enjoy.   – 3 Carrots (chopped up into small pieces) – 1 ½ cup Oat flour (blended oats) – 12 Medjool Dates – 1 cup Organic Raisins – ¼ cup Chopped Almonds – ¼ cup Chopped Walnuts –...

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Aloo Gobi
Oct22

Aloo Gobi

My first contribution for #meatfreeweek is a healthy Indian curry recipe – Aloo Gobi. another one-pot recipe with the main ingredients being potatoes and cauliflower. It’s free from gluten and dairy too. For 2 persons chop 1 medium onion, peel, dice and boil 2 medium sized potatoes, prepare 1 small cauliflower, cleaned and separated into small florets, 1 tomato chopped into small cubes. Method: heat 1 tablespoon vegetable...

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What are your pets eating?
Oct16

What are your pets eating?

If your motivation to go vegetarian or vegan was a moral one due to the unnecessary cruelty that goes around in farms and slaughterhouses, you must have at some point felt a little guilty about the ingredients in your dogs’ or cats’ food. Indeed it is the great loophole in your effort to reduce animal cruelty in farms. Most animal feed manufacturers get their ingredients from whatever is left over form the human food...

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Mixed Buddha Bowl with Kuhne Honey & Mustard salad dressing
Oct11

Mixed Buddha Bowl with Kuhne Honey & Mustard salad dressing

Veggy Malta makes a Buddha bowl (or rather plate) with a number of vegetables you will normally find at home, along with some Kuhne Honey & Mustard salad dressing. Here is the recipe to this easy to make Buddha bowl. To start of, slice some marrows, aubergines, tomatoes and yellow bell peppers. Sprinkle with some olive oil, salt & pepper and some honey. Place inside the over and roast them. Put some water to boil. When...

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A plate of spaghetti with Valsoia’s polpettine
Oct10

A plate of spaghetti with Valsoia’s polpettine

Sometimes all you want is a plate of spaghetti with some tomato sauce and juicy steaming polpette. Maybe a grate of cheese on top and who knows a jug of lager to help wash it down. Well if you think that you need a gram of meat for all of that you’re down right wrong! Not one teeny bit of meat! What you actually need are Valsoia’s Polpettine Surgelate. Ready made frozen meat free polpettine. Cook them in the tomato sauce...

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Fresh vegan pasta at The Pasta Shop at PAMA and PAVI
Oct08

Fresh vegan pasta at The Pasta Shop at PAMA and PAVI

Veggy Malta tried out The Pasta Shop at PAMA and PAVI to see what they have to offer. It turns out that they have a decent selection of vegan fresh pasta along with their vegetarian range. The fresh pasta is all locally produced! I tried the Vegan Arancini Funghi. Sizeable arancini filled with whole grain rice, fresh mushrooms, soya cooked cream , funghi porcini and breadcrumbs. When I say it’s sizeable I mean it. After all you...

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