Hot cross buns

Hot cross buns are a popular Easter delicacy the world over – particularly
in England.

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Soppa tal-Armla – Widow’s Soup

There really is nothing like a hot pot of soup on those occasional chilly days in Lent when meat is eaten sparingly.

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In olden days, Maltese people ate a special kind of bread during Lent.

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Qaqocc mimli – Filled Artichokes

As usual, our gastronomic tour is here to entice you with the most delicious Maltese cuisine.

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Carob Syrup

Traditional snacks characteristic of Easter are the sweet Karamelli tal-Harrub, sold on street stalls at every Maltese village during Easter time.

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Qaghqa tal-appostli Apostle’s ring bread

The Qaghqa tal-Appostli (Apostle’s ring bread) is a ring-shaped bread,
baked exclusively from Friday evening.

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Qassatat tal-Ghid

The production of goat cheese is at its peak during the months of April and May, when sheep produce more milk for their lambs. Traditionally goat cheese, was produced from sheep’s milk. Cows were reared especially for meat and work, while sheep were reared to supply fresh milk…

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Toast or roast the almonds for a while and make sure that they do not get burnt because the taste will become sour.

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One of the traditional Maltese Easter treats is the figolla; figolli in plural. The traditional Maltese “figolli” are almond pastries that are cut out to look like symbolic figures. The figolli are traditionally baked and eaten at the time of Easter.

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