Artichokes are just starting to come back into season - perfect for meat free Mondays. Janet Grech makes a delicious steamed artichoke in a traditional style, though she adds porcini mushrooms for a great twist.
On cold and chilly evenings, what you are looking for is something hearty and packed with flavour. Gaby Holland's rabbit in chocolate sauce fits the bill in every which way.
We tend to eat more seafood in the summer than the winter but this recipe by Pippa Mattei works well for cold winter evenings and is full of all the nutrition of the Mediterranean sea.
Homemade ravioli take some love to put together but they are well worth your effort. Make the ravioli in large batches and freeze them for nights when you're in a hurry yet are craving homemade comfort food. Nick Formosa has the prefect recipe.
Fish and chips is fast-food heaven. Made with this delcious Guinness batter makes it even more so. Pippa Mattei's recipe takes the fast out of fast-food for a lovingly-made comfort dish.
BANISHING JANUARY BLUES
After the indulgences of the festivites we all feel like we need pull our socks up when it comes to diet. Pack as many veggies as you can into your meals to give your digestive system some well-deserved TLC.
We usually stuff pepper with meat or rice or something just as filling. In this recipe, Michael Diacono makes a lighter version of stuffed peppers using truly Mediterranean produce – tomatoes, olives, capers and anchovies. These are best enjoyed with a great big chunk of Maltese bread.
This fritters are easy to make, healthy and above all, super tasty. Try Gaby Holland's recipe.
This simple dish is basically mozzarella and asparagus. Sean Gravina turns it into a spectacular healthy meal with a Catalan sauce made with peppers and plum tomatoes.
Going meat-free doesn’t mean you need to miss out on the ultimate comfort food. Try Sean Gravina’s chickpea burger for some great tasting vegetarian comfort food. You can easily make this recipe vegan by leaving out the mayo.
Sean Gravina makes a Turkish salad – zeytin piyazi – with green olives, walnuts and pomegranate molasses and a little bit of green apple for sweetness.
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