Sticky Tofu Chunks
Jul17

Sticky Tofu Chunks

Tofu is a very controversial protein – people either really love it or really hate it. This sticky tofu recipe elevates it to the next level. Make-ahead a big batch to add to rice bowls, noodles or just eat it on its own with veg. Ingredients: One block firm Tofu (the brand I buy comes in 125g) 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons honey or agave 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon rice vinegar Pinch of chilli flakes Sesame...

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No-Churn Kinder Finger Ice Cream
Jul03

No-Churn Kinder Finger Ice Cream

Summer is upon us and with that so is ice cream season. Though, truth be told, ice cream season is all year round 24/7. This easy 4 ingredient ice cream takes only 10 mins to make and requires minimal equipment. Ingredients you will need: 1 can of Condensed Milk 500ml Double Cream ( I used the Elmmlea brand but any brand will do) 16-pack of Kinder Finger Chocolates (10 to melt, 6 to chop into the ice cream) 1 tsp of Vanilla essence...

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Potato Pancake: The Perfect Father’s Day Brunch Food
Jun17

Potato Pancake: The Perfect Father’s Day Brunch Food

If you know me, you know that my love for potatoes is infinite. Mash ’em, fry ’em, boil them, bake them etc you can eat potatoes in any way and they’re perfect. With Father’s Day around the corner (21st June for those of you that forgot 😉), this is the perfect way to surprise your Dad with an at-home brunch. The below ingredients would make for either 2 small-to-medium pancakes or one big pancake: 1 potato...

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Red lentil curry with boiled potatoes and egg
May04

Red lentil curry with boiled potatoes and egg

Lentils are often overlooked, even though they’re made up of over 25% protein, which makes them an excellent meat alternative. They’re also a great source of iron, a mineral that is sometimes lacking in vegetarian diets. I love to make them because they don’t take ages to cook (unlike other dry legumes) so they are a great choice for quick veggie lunch/dinner. Today I prepared a simple red lentil curry recipe which will all...

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Vegetable Crustless Quiche
Apr23

Vegetable Crustless Quiche

This vegetable crustless quiche is so creamy and tasty. It makes a considerable amount of veggies flavourful and enjoyable to eat. In this recipe I made sure to use some fresh broad beans as it will soon be at the end of season. You can swap out Swiss chard for spinach or kale. It can be done dairy free if opting out the feta and the vegetarian cheddar. Tip: The top part of leeks and the Swiss chard’s stalk can be saved for...

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Fior di Vita Greek Feta fresh salad
Jul19

Fior di Vita Greek Feta fresh salad

Summer has arrived and with a bang! Inevitably many prefer not to eat hot foods. A particular favourite are salads. Easy to make and when using the right mix of ingredients, salads can provide you with an abundance of vitamins, minerals, protein and fibre. So we set out to make a quick salad using Fior di Vita Greek feta cheese and whole bunch of fresh vegetables. Start with putting some water on the oven. Then chop some broccoli and...

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Lasagne with aubergines and Fior di Vita Halloumi with Chilli
Jun15

Lasagne with aubergines and Fior di Vita Halloumi with Chilli

It is starting to get warm so we will soon start switching to more summery food, yet some dishes like lasagna remain a year long classic. This vegetarian recipe with aubergines and Fior di Vita Halloumi with Chilli is a treat. Easy to make, and fast to disappear! Ingredients: 1 large aubergine thinly sliced 2/3 marrows thinly sliced Lasagna pasta sheets Tomato salsa Cream rice based or soy based 1 packet of Fior di Vita ChillyHalloumi...

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Cheddar cheese puffs
May02

Cheddar cheese puffs

Maybe if you have guests that you will be entertaining, or want to treat yourself or your kids, you can try out this simple Cheddar cheese puffs recipe. We used Fior di Vita Irish Cheddar to make it. Ingredients: 8 tablespoons of (goat’s) butter 1 cup water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup flour 4 free range eggs 1 cup grated Fior di Vita Irish Cheddar cheese 2 teaspoons thyme or rosemary (optional) Freshly ground pepper Cooking Method:...

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Ftira Mgarrija
Apr10

Ftira Mgarrija

Including appetizing fresh vegetables for all the family is not the easy way out . However, we can prepare them in a way that is appealing. The recipe that I prepared today makes vegetables attractive and colourful without giving any option to remove not so favourite ones. The ftira remind me in my childhood days…In summer when my late mother usually had plenty of tomatoes she used to cut them in chunks with onions and other...

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The ultimate Avocado Toast
Mar02

The ultimate Avocado Toast

Avocado: a remarkable fruit! Disclaimer: I am an avocado addict. I love avocados and have loved them for many many years. I will happily eat an avocado a day for breakfast or chopped up in my lunch, so I might be a little biased when I say: Avocados are the best!  There are, however, many reasons that everyone should share my same love for avocados. Flavour-wise avocados will not blow you away, their flavour is delicate and mild, but...

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Cannelloni topped with Fior di Vita Shredded Mozzarella
Feb28

Cannelloni topped with Fior di Vita Shredded Mozzarella

  Cannelloni a Mediterranean (Italian) pasta tradition, so let’s try out this vegetarian version of cannelloni that is a totally meat free recipe and so so yummy. Ingredients: Cannelloni tubes Ricotta – 1kg 1 free range egg Salt & pepper Soya or rice based cream Fior di Vita Shredded Mozzarella Vegetarian Pecorino cheese Method: Prepare ricotta mixture by mixing the fresh ricotta with the free range egg and season...

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Fried Fior di Vita fresh mozzarella pearls
Feb16

Fried Fior di Vita fresh mozzarella pearls

Here is a simple and easy recipe to prepare something crunchy using soft mozzarella balls. I used Fior di Vita fresh mozzarella pearls. The kids will love helping out in this one. Ingredients: mozzarella balls four eggs (free range if possible) vegetarian parmesan or pecorino cheese (if desired) breadcrumbs flour two small chilli peppers de-seeded Method: Beat eggs in a bowl and mix with a spoonful of a vegetarian brand of parmesan,...

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Fior di Vita fresh Mozzarella Tower
Jan25

Fior di Vita fresh Mozzarella Tower

A simple and tasty vegetarian recipe to make and very presentable using just a handful of ingredients including Fior di Vita new fresh Mozzarella. Ingredients: 1 aubergine Pesto sauce Mozzarella Tomatoes sliced Salt and pepper to season Method: Cut aubergine into round slices, sprinkle with salt pepper and oil and grill in oven (alternatively can be fried). Sliced tomato into round slices. Slice mozzarella into slices. Then start...

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Imbuljuta: A Traditional Maltese Treat
Dec27

Imbuljuta: A Traditional Maltese Treat

It’s a perfect recipe made during the Christmas festive season when you want to drink something hot, spicy and delicious. How about some Imbuljuta, a traditional Maltese seasonal drink. It may be more nutritious than it actually looks. Let’s see what’s in this recipe. Chestnut is the main ingredient of this recipe which is relatively low in calories and fats but are a rich sources of minerals, vitamins, and phytonutrients that...

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Autumn Delight Stuffed Spaghetti Squash and Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Nov30

Autumn Delight Stuffed Spaghetti Squash and Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Vegetarian and gluten-free recipe. This nutrient-dense meal is tangy yet subtly sweet, infused with delicious autumn and winter flavours. Worth a try! What is spaghetti squash? Spaghetti squash is from the family of pumpkin. It is generally cooked before use. Known for the unusual stringy flesh and can used as healthy, alternative to pasta. The variety that I used is grown locally and it has somehow a nutty flavour and can be easily...

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