Fenek Moqli (Fried Rabit)

If you want typical Maltese fare then look no further than Fried Rabbit! A Fenkata is a meal where typically friends or families meet and rabbit is eaten. It is a relaxed social event which dates back from the time of the knights of st John in Malta.

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Stuffed Green Peppers

My nanna, Nanna Camilla, has helped me fall in love with Maltese food. Maltese food is humble yet so tasty, simple yet so genuine. I used to spend hours watching my nanna prepare all sorts of delicious dishes. Stuffed green peppers were cheap so they were a common summer dish.

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Cod Balls

These cod balls are usually served together with tomato sauce or a type of garlic sauce. They are similar to the anchovy puffs though the fish is different of course. This recipe will only take you about an hour to prepare after that you have left the cod overnight.

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Salt Cod Fritters

Salt cod fritters are quite delicious especially if you use the right method and ingredients to make them. The lemon and garlic help make it taste even more better.

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Sweet Peppers stuffed with Auberigines

Aubergines are quite filling and also healthy since they have almost no fat. Though it may take some time to make this recipe it is worth it especially since it would be good for your diet. Normally the aubergines are stuffed with tuna, however this is another way of having aubergines.

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Baked Lampuki – Lampuki il-Forn

The lampuki season is here, and those who love fish will be eager to taste the lampuki with some type of tomato sauce or in this case with potatoes, capers, olives and other ingredients to enhance the taste.

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King Prawns with Lemon, Garlic and Chilli

King prawns are fairly easy to make if you have the right ingredients to enhance its taste. It may take a bit more than 3 hours to make, however the end result is quite delicious thanks to the chillies, lemon, garlic and parsley.

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Rabbit Stew – Stuffat Tal-Fenek

Rabbit stew can be taken as a Sunday lunch. Before taking the stew you can take some spaghetti. In this way you will have a first course and then a second course as well.

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White Bait – Makku

This is normally taken as a type of second course with a side dish of salad or chips according to what you prefer.

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Grilled Swordfish – Pixxispad Mimli

For some the BBQ season is already open. Swordfish is an excellent choice for grilling….This basic recipe can  be adapted to fit any taste. Swordfish is a healthy and delicious choice of fish to enjoy. Swordfish contains Omega 3 which is a type of oil with numerous health benefits.

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Stuffat tal-Majjal – Pork Stew

Cut the onions, garlic, carrots and potatoes into small pieces. Then fry the olive oil for a few minutes. Slice the pork and bacon into cubes and put them in the frying pan with the olive oil. Insert the tomato paste and wine and stir well.

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Bakkaljaw – Cod

There are many ways of cooking salt cod, the most obvious being to simmer it until tender, then to remove the bones, and dress it with garlic, parsley, lemon and olive oil, serving it with boiled potatoes and cauliflower…

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Laham taz-Ziemel – Horse Meat

Stallion meat was fairly widely eaten in the past when available, usually steamed or fried with garlic or else simmered on top of the stove (laham fuq il-fwar) or in the oven in an onion and white wine sauce.

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Bragioli (Beef Olives)

In a bowl combine all stuffing ingredients. Pound and flatten slices of steak. Spoon about 2 tbsp of stuffing on each meat slice and roll up the slice.

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Fish with Tomato Caper Sauce

Cover the fillets with mixed ingredients. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until fish flakes.

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