Holiday Specials

Easter Chicks – Coconut, Lemon & Almond Truffles

Date: 17 Apr 2014 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Easter, Food, Holiday Specials, Sweets & Treats 0

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Here is something for Easter that is gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free !  And still soooo yummy!  All credit goes to Petite Kitchen for the Truffles Recipe.  When I saw the recipe, I just imagined these truffles into little Easter Chicks! Just changed a couple of things and that is how they…

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Delicious Maltese Gluten Free Figolli

Date: 13 Apr 2014 Author: Jacqui Categories: Easter, Food, Holiday Specials, International Cuisine, Sweets & Treats 0

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I really am not what you would call a Sweets or Desserts person, I prefer savory over sweet, but Figolli are one Maltese Sweet that I cannot do without!  Ever since I was a kid, I remember my mother and my sister every Good Friday (and Good Friday for a reason) would make the figolli….

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Easter Bunny Carrot Cake with Pecans & Raisins

Date: 13 Apr 2014 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Easter, Food, Holiday Specials, Sweets & Treats 1

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In Malta, for Easter we make Figolli, that being our tradition, however, there maybe some who would rather go for a simple cake.  This one below ties in perfect with Easter … carrots and bunnies!  It is a very moist carrot cake with pecans and raisins.  And you will not believe how simple it is…

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Maltese Stuffed Globe Artichokes

Date: 31 Mar 2014 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, Holiday Specials, Main Dishes 0

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Globe Artichokes to me are synonymous with Lent.  Same with Ricotta Ravioli.  The reason being that my mother, a devout Catholic always cooked such things during Lent simply because we had to fast.  It is a pity really, as both are ever so delicious!  Funnily enough, I saw the artichokes and thought of my mother. …

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