Tomato Galette

You know Summer is very close by when you start noticing a variety of tomatoes at the local farmers market. This is what happened last weekend 🙂 At that instant I knew that I had to get my hands on some of them to prepare a delicious summer-and-sunshine-on-a-plate (aka tomato) galette. This is a simple…

Broccoli & Ricotta Pie

Did anyone say pie? 😀 Pie is a simple word that represents a wide variety; pies can be sweet or savoury, they could be large or handheld, topped with a rich crust, or open topped… A pie is like a piece of canvas, you can get creative with various ingredients for the filling. A classic…

Qassatat tal-Piżelli

Last week, I was really craving some Maltese qassatat. These are the fast food of Malta, along with the pastizzi, square pizza, sausage rolls and various pies. In almost every village you will find that small shop selling these tasty snacks. I had never made them before, but knowing I would not find something similar here…

Shortcrust Pastry

We love savoury pies… and you cannot have a good pie without a good crust! I always remember my mother at home making the pie crust herself from scratch. Even though you can find store bought pastry at every grocer/supermarket, I still prefer to make it myself. It is very easy to make, requires very few…