Daily outfit and sushi for lunch

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Jacket: Marks & Spencer's Black v-neck top, jeans and shoes: Dorothy Perkins Scarf: Penney's Bag: H&M Sunglasses: Gucci   Yesterday, Andrew and I went out for lunch at Sakura, Sliema. It's kind of an old favourite - they make delicious sushi and teppan and don't charge the earth for it. I like the fact that Sunday has become our 'date' day - ...

Moroccan night meatballs

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Last week, my friend Miriam organised a Moroccan-themed bring-your-own-dish party at her place. I'd never made any Moroccan food before and my lack of a blender at home means I've never even made hummus (Sharon makes the best hummus ever though). So I began to think about what I could make that wouldn't take TOO ...

I’m not sharing my squid

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Had a really lovely lunch at Wagamama yesterday with Andrew and his family. I've loved Wagamama for years now and was so, so very happy when it opened here. I was lucky enough, when it opened in November 2009, to be invited for a press lunch, where I got to sample a lot of their ...

Spaghetti Carbonara

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A few days ago, rummaging around the kitchen trying to figure out what to make for dinner, I realised I had fresh mushrooms I needed to use, pancetta which also needed to be used asap and a lot of fresh garlic. It was like my kitchen wanted me to make spaghetti carbonara. The result was ...

Espresso Alaska

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Espresso with ice-cream in it! What is this delicious-looking thing, I hear you say? It’s very simple. It is a celebration in a cup. It is the embodiment of enjoying life, or eating dessert first, of saying yes to simple pleasures, of giving yourself a treat on a random thursday afternoon when it’s ...

Froga tat-Tarja

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Every Maltese person has their own way of making froga tat-tarja. I am not the biggest fan of Maltese cuisine but there are a few dishes, like this one, which I love, if only because they take me back to my childhood and make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Froga tat-tarja is basically a ...

Interview: Let Them Eat Kupcakes

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Danni Vella, 26, recently left her full-time job to open My Kupcakery, which she runs together with her mum, Giselle. They spend their days creating all sorts of colourful, delicious cupcakes which they supply to restaurants and hotels. They also take custom orders from people who have heard all about their mouth-watering cupcakes and want ...

Dublin, take two, part one

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I have just come back from a short trip to Dublin - my second visit to the city in as many months! I went there to visit my awesome friend, Hannah, who moved there earlier this year. Dublin is fast becoming one of my favourite cities. And now that I've seen it all decked out in ...