Rachel Zammit Cutajar graduated in economics from the University of Malta, but her love of horses led her to acquiring a degree in equine science from the University of Portsmouth, before joining MaltaToday in 2010. Her passion for good food and fitness have remained consistent throughout her life: today she has found her place in the world as editor of Gourmet Today, Health and Fitness Today and Vida Magazine. She spends her days reviewing restaurants, trying out new recipe ideas, interviewing chefs, producers and practitioners, researching health trends and checking out the latest in retail outlets.

Malted chocolate cookies with white chocolate and almonds
These cookies are great even without the white chocolate and sugar pearl...
White chocolate and cranberry cookies
Cranberries get very little love outside the Christmas season. Make the most of...
Candy cane cookies
Nothing says Christmas quite like candy canes. Put these into your regular...
Mulled wine
When the temperatures drop around Christmas time, get a pot of mulled wine on...
Saffron buns
These Swedish buns, known as lussebullar, are eaten around Christmas time...
Homemade mince for mince pies
Making your own mince may seem like a bit of a job, however all it takes is...
Mince pies
It’s not Christmas until you’ve made your first batch of mince...
Christmas shortbread cookies
Shortbread can easily be turned into Christmas cookies by simply adding red and...
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