Coffee Circus – a natural organic coffee shop on wheels
Dec22

Coffee Circus – a natural organic coffee shop on wheels

Veggy Malta met up with Alana. She runs around in one of the Coffee Circus vans. It will be her you will probably meet when you stop for a cup of organic coffee. The coffee market in Malta is growing and along with it is the consumer appreciation of a good coffee. The trend is to move away from the volume production coffees to specialised coffees. In most cases, specialised coffee would be made from high altitude coffee beans and...

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DStreet – dressed by nature is an organic clothes shop in Sliema
Dec18

DStreet – dressed by nature is an organic clothes shop in Sliema

Veggy Malta met up with Valentina from DStreet – dressed by nature in Sliema. Dstreet is not your normal clothes shop, but a place from where you can buy organic clothes. Whilst many of us are conscious of the benefits of organic food, organic clothing is still less appreciated but is also slowly gaining momentum. DStreet introduced the organic collection in summer 2016 and all the stock found in the shop come from certified...

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Naturali – providing a complete range of fresh organic fruit and veg
Dec16

Naturali – providing a complete range of fresh organic fruit and veg

Veggy Malta went to Naturali at Mosta and met up with Audrey and Charles, to see their operation of imported and also local certified fresh organic produce. This includes fresh organic vegetables and fruit. Every Tuesday Naturali clients receive an email with the list of fresh products that will be available that week (Thursday). The shipment arrives on Thursday and is sorted in boxes and delivered to clients. There are around 115...

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Lip Tint Puro Bio from Hames Sensi
Dec02

Lip Tint Puro Bio from Hames Sensi

Veggy Malta met up with Sonia from Hames Sensi. There we talked about two of her products, the Lip Tint Puro Bio and the Lip Gloss Puro Bio, both from the Puro Bio range. So let’s introduce the product. As you can gather Puro Bio is an Italian product. It is Nickel tested, vegan OK and certified organic. So apart from being natural, it does not contain any animal derivatives. The side effect of that is that there is a lesser...

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ChiaGo Apple kiwi Spilurina – 100% organic drink
Nov30

ChiaGo Apple kiwi Spilurina – 100% organic drink

Veggy Malta met up with Elaine Genovese, Malta tennis player and Entrepreneur and tried ChiaGo Apple Kiwi and Spirulina. This is a 100% organic and preservatives free drink. All natural and rich in Omega 3. The packet says that “ChiaGo is a natural grab-and-go chia pudding for busy adults”.  So lets try to make sense of that. I choose to drink my ChiaGo at noon. At this time I usually start thinking and dreaming of lunch....

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Vincent’s Eco Farm Organic Christmas Market visited
Nov25

Vincent’s Eco Farm Organic Christmas Market visited

  Today Saturday 25th (one month away from Christmas) and tomorrow Sunday 26th Vincent’s Eco Farm is holding their very first Organic Christmas Market. Veggy Malta went to see what was happening. People were already flowing there at 11.00am. There are some very interesting stalls.  There obviously is Vincent’s Eco farm team in full. Tasting of farm-made chili, jams and chutneys. Also a selection of cheeses, along a nice...

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Organic okra at Vincent’s Eco Farm + cooking recipe
Nov23

Organic okra at Vincent’s Eco Farm + cooking recipe

Veggy Malta met up with Vincent’s Eco Farm in Mgarr and we were shown the Okra being grown organically at the farm. Okra, otherwise known as ladies fingers in the UK or gumbo is the US, is rich in vitamins A, C and K.  Okra pods are actually packed with nutrients including protein, fibre, calcium, iron and zinc. In fact Okra is full of soluble fibres. Soluble fibres is what makes your stomach full faster and even for longer. The...

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Kale Chips (Mustard and Chia flavour) by TrooFood – a superfood
Nov22

Kale Chips (Mustard and Chia flavour) by TrooFood – a superfood

Veggy Malta tried out Kale Chips (Mustard with Chia flavour) by TrooFood, which is a Greek company making organic foods. Kale is a superfood.  Some actually consider it as the #1 superfood. Author of Superfood Smoothies Julie Morris states that cooked kale offers more iron per ounce than beef.  healthwithfood.org states that “Curly kale is a nutritional powerhouse packed with antioxidants such as vitamin C, beta-carotene,...

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The Veg Box: an urban farm at Villa Bologna Attard
Nov21

The Veg Box: an urban farm at Villa Bologna Attard

Veggy Malta met up with Anita and Emanuela of The Veg Box at Villa Bologna in Attard. Nestled inside the grand gardens of Villa Bologna this a woman powered farming venture.  Even Monika, the part-time farmer is female. The Veg Box can be defined as urban farm, a concept that has taken off in Europe and North America in gardens and also on rooftops. The two women emphasised that they do not use pesticides on their produce. A lot of...

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Growing Mung Bean Sprouts at home – by GEO
Nov14

Growing Mung Bean Sprouts at home – by GEO

Veggy Malta tried out GEO Mung Bean Organic Seeds for sprouts. This is an easy way to grow your own food at home. We used the GEO sprouter to grow the mung bean sprouts, yet you can use a sieve or a nylon mexx if you wish.  Actually growing the mung bean sprouts couldn’t be easier. As a starter one simply leaves the beans in a glass of (tap or bottled) water overnight.  Next morning, spread the seeds in the tray. The seeds need...

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