Traditional sweet recipes from Malta volume 2
This second publication continues to reflect and celebrate Malta’s rich heritage, culture and beauty whilst showcasing its delightful and much-loved sweets. I have always felt that one of life’s greatest joys is making and creating things for yourself. Determining the quality produced, knowing exactly what you have put in and achieving results that exceed shop bought items. Specifically, in relation to food, beyond the personal satisfaction of producing quality and freshness, a genuine excitement is also generated from creating all-time favourites for family and friends. This connection to food, creating items that link us to many generations before and being part of a meaningful context is at the heart of our being. It is an instinctive part of the Maltese Culture, which is innately filled with love and pride.
During the release of my first publication, I worked with multiple libraries in creating cooking classes and demonstrations where I had the pleasure of meeting many people directly. Whilst connecting with like-minded people who loved Malta and had a passion for food, I received many requests for more recipes, some of which were quite specific as to the recipes they wanted to see. Beyond these requests, I felt a strong personal motivation to continue to follow this path and develop my second volume of sweets.
All the sweets within this book have been created, prepared and photographed myself within my home kitchen to the recipe provided. All recipes listed utilises my personal photographs of each sweet and not stock images that were borrowed or downloaded from other sites.
I dedicate this book to my loving husband Daniele who has been a wonderful support and has been by my side during this journey.
I wish you all many happy hours of re-creating these wonderful & timeless sweets.