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RED ONION PARCELS (or Tordelli) – by Patricia Azzopardi

Tordelli are similiar to ravioli, except that they have plain edge- rather than the fluted edge like ravioli.

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Crab and prawn ravioli – By Patricia Azzopardi

For this recipe it would be best if you use fresh prawns, however frozen prawns can also be used though they should be cold and dry before going into the processor. Unlike the ravioli we are used to, these types of ravioli are filled with crab and prawns.

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Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe by Mary Kelly

Cacio and Pepe are cheese and pepper. This is a traditional Roman dish which is quite easy to make.

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Spaghetti and Anchovies

The sauce used in this recipe contains anchovies, unlike other sauces which are more popular such as bolognese, white sauce, marinara and others. However it is still quite delicious even though containing little ingredients, the anchovy taste can be savoured immediately.

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Ravjoli – Chicken Filling by Patricia Azzopardi

These are different than the ricotta filled ravioli that we are accustomed to since these are filled with some vegetables and chicken. They are still quite delicious.

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Fresh Pasta Dough

This is perfect for Ravioli, Tortellini, Tortilglioni and Lasagna. It can be also cut in long strips of pasta, such as tagliatelle and pappardelle. Preferably, you should make pasta by hand, especially if you are making small quantity like this which will be difficult for a food processor to mix well.

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Spaghetti with Sea Urchin Roe

I can still remember as a child diving in Xemxija at a place called “Ghar il-Fekruna” collecting sea urchins. We used to collect big bags full of fresh sea urchins split them open with a penknife and eat them raw.

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Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom risotto is easy to make. Though some may prefer fish together with rice, there are others who like mushrooms too. It is enhanced with the white wine and the other ingredients.

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Tuna Pasta Salad

A tuna pasta salad is one of the easiest and tastiest salads to prepare. In your pasta salad bowl you can combine many fresh ingredients to create a delicious summer salad which you can serve either warm or cold.

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Baked Maccaroni – Imqarrun

Heat the oil and fry the onion until soft and transparent.
Add the minced meat and cook until brown. Remove any excess fat from the pan.
Add the paste and herbs, if used. Then simmer for about an hour on medium heat.

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