Category: Miscellaneuos

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Enjoying Ricotta!

When I look back to my memories of childhood, it is amazing how many of these have, in some way or other, links with Maltese food containing ricotta (‘irkotta’). Maltese cooks in fact use...

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Traditional Maltese Lace

It is said that cotton in Malta was first introduced by the Arabs in around 870 A.D. Maltese women quickly became experts in weaving and dying, and during the time of the Order of...

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The President’s Solidarity Fun Run

Following last year’s amazing turnout and enthusiastic increase in participation, it is apparent that the President’s Fun Run has become a yearly staple within the national Maltese calendar of events. The Fun Run is...

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Windmills in Malta

The Maltese windmill (‘Mitħna tar-riħ’) is a scenic element of the architectural heritage of the islands, adding a definite rural and historical touch to the local landscape. Maltese stone windmills are beautiful structures. These...

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The Maltese Door Knocker

One cannot visit Malta without noticing the typical Maltese architecture prevalent in most cities and villages around the islands. When it comes to the embellishment of their traditional houses and monuments, the Maltese are...

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Maltese Streets: Niches

The towns and villages of Malta and Gozo are particularly unique, and showcase a number of defining characteristics. Sporting a number of traditional and colourful features, they are charmingly retro at times, offering a...