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Caffe Cordina – An Icon in the City

Caffe Cordina is synonymous with coffee in the city. The much-loved cafe, frequented by locals and visitors alike, serves as an excellent spot in the heart of Valletta where one can enjoy coffee with a sweet pastry, or lunch outdoors in the picturesque Pjazza. We sit with Luca Cordina, the 3rd generation of Cordinas now &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

Introducing Chef Faisal

Introducing Chef Faisal Al Deleigan, Served Magazine’s latest contributor. Faisal Al Deleigan is a Banker, a world-renowned Chef, consultant, and a humanitarian soul at heart. “Listen to your instinct and follow your heart”. This is the mantra of Chef Faisal who believes in following your passions. Faisal courageously left a highly paid job and gave &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

Traditional Maltese Fare with Chef Michael Diacono

Served interviews chef and restauranteur Michael Diacono to discuss local recipes, Maltese cuisine, sustainability, and food stories of his past. View the full video below! Entering Chef Michael Diacono’s kitchen brought on all the sensory triggers of Christmas morning. The timpana lay out on the counter, the smell of baked pastry and bolognese wafted through &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

Q+As with the Chefs of Xara Collection

The Xara Collection Trendsetters in their respective niches, The brands within the Xara Collection represent the evolution of the Maltese restaurant culture and have consistently set the bar for unparalleled dining experiences and Michelin-rated cuisine in Malta. The Xara name is known internationally for the globally recognised accreditations, however as is often the case, we &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

Sleep Smarter with Mattress Collection

Whether it’s a one off, or a regular issue &#8211; we can all relate to the feeling of waking up from a bad night’s sleep. Sure &#8211; there are many possible reasons for this, but have you ever considered your mattress could be one of them? Served quizzes mattress expert Clayton Borg from Mattress Collection, &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


#FromTheMag – Join The Joy with Aperol Spritz

Aperol Treats Nate, Frank and Rossi to the Genuine Spritz Experience in Venice! Nate, Frank and Rossi, Malta’s renowned entertaining trio, visited Venice’s romantic city to enjoy the real Aperol Terrazza Experience in the traditional Venetian environment as part of the build-up of a unique summer campaign in Malta. Touring all the city’s historic locations, &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


#ServedPicks – Where To Buy Your Fish

Malta’s fish shop game in recent years has sky-rocketed, and while previous fish shop visits left one slightly less hungry for fish then when you entered, the gourmet fish shops of today have transformed the experience entirely. Now filets are even sold pre-marinated and prepped ‘ready-to-cook&#8217;, with cooking instructions and all. We are also noticing &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

#ServedPicks – Not Your Average Butcher

From premium cuts, to pre-marinated barbecue items and delicatessen counters &#8211; Served picks a selection of the some of the best sources for quality meat, BBQ goods and all the extras, on the island. With options for local to foreign meat, organic and free-range choices &#8211; these butchers/convenience stores/deli have all the goods you need &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

Sea-Beet Bazlama with Pink Peppercorn Yoghurt and Celery Powder

Makes 8 Prep time 1 hr Ingredients 4 Sea Beet Leaves 400gr. Flour 250ml Water 1 packet Yeast 1 tsp Sugar 1 tsp Sea Salt 2 Tbsp Yoghurt Extra Virgin Olive Oil 20 Pink Peppercorns 1 Cup Full Fat Greek Yoghurt Celery, 1 stalk leaves only Method To prepare the celery powder, dehydrate the leaves &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Gabriella De Gaetano

Vegan Blood-Orange Curd

Makes 1 250ml jar Prep time 1 hr Ingredients 3 orange juice and zest 70 grams sugar 3 tbsp rice flour 3tbsp water 1 tbsp olive oil Method Zest and squeeze the oranges and add to a pot including the sugar and cook on low heat till the sugar melts. In a seperate bowl add &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Gabriella De Gaetano

Orange Blossom Meringue with Whipped Mascarpone and Blood-Orange Curd

Makes 8-10 Meringues Prep time 1 hr 3mins Ingredients 5 eggs 200g Caster sugar 2 tsp Corn starch 2 tsp Cider vinegar 2 tsp Orange blossom water To Serve 8-10 tbsp mascarpone, whipped 8-10 tbsp Vegan Blood-Orange Curd Method In a large dry bowl, seperate the whites from the yolks. Prepare a small bowl with &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

Served SPOTLIGHT; in conversation with Daniele of the Cleland & Souchet Wine Cafe

Served Magazine’s editor, Julia Ripard, sits down with Daniele, the Food and Beverage Manager of Cleland &#038; Souchet, to discuss all things present and future for the Cafe. Daniele used to run his own restaurant, ‘Il Grappolo’ a haven for Piedmontese cuisine in Bugibba and a favourite spot of Mr Souchet and Mr Cleland. So &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Served SPOTLIGHT; MINUTY Welcomes The New Brand Ambassador Of Malta

On Thursday 25th August, Charles Grech &#038; Co. in collaboration with Chateau Minuty and the Phoenicia Malta organised a beautiful evening celebrating the divine Minuty Rosé. Dayna Camilleri Clarke from the SERVED team discussed all things ‘Minuty’ with Sebastien Nore; Global Strategy and Export Director for MINUTY SAS, and Mickael Marceau who on the night &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Chameleon 75 Presents ‘It’s Minuty O’Clock’ – A night of flowing Rosé and all the entertainment

It&#8217;s time for another Thursday evening extraordinaire with Chameleon 75 events. On this occasion, Charles Grech &#038; Co. in collaboration with Chateau Minuty and The Phoenicia Malta have organised an evening celebrating the divine Minuty Rosé.  On Thursday 25th August, from 8pm onwards, guests can pre-book for an evening at the stunning Phoenicia Hotel&#8217;s &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Celebrate in style this Santa Maria weekend with a meal at one of these top restaurants in Malta and Gozo

Looking for somewhere special to celebrate this Santa Maria weekend? These prestigious restaurants in Malta and Gozo elevate the dining game, ticking all the right boxes for location, service, food and drink! Make it a meal to remember for you and your loved ones.  1. The Orchard, Naxxar The Orchard, set within the lush &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


8 Saucy Pizzerias You’ll Love

Served&#8217;s bringing you the sauce on some epic pizza spots across the island for when the cravings hit! For blistered-edged, melted cheesey goodness, here&#8217;s our recommended list of pizzerias you MUST try!  1. Claudio&#8217;s Pizza Claudio’s Pizzas was born out of a passion for bringing a taste of Italy to Malta.  Claudio’s love affair &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Julia Ripard

The 2022 50 Best Restaurants In The World : The Full List

During a ceremony in London that was hosted by actor and foodie, Stanley Tucci, the results of the world&#8217;s 50 best restaurants were announced. At the top you&#8217;ll find Copenhagen&#8217;s &#8216;Geranium&#8217; in first place, Lima&#8217;s &#8216;Central&#8217; in second and third place goes to &#8216;Disfrutar&#8217; in Barcelona, Spain. Read on for the full list of winners! &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Served Gift Guide: Great gift ideas for your Dad this Father’s Day

Is your Dad a foodie or a connoisseur of wines and spirits? Perhaps he&#8217;s recently into chess and needs a beautiful board to play on? From restaurants to premium-food boutiques, fine wines to whisky &#8211; get inspired to gift your &#8216;old man&#8217; something special on this Father&#8217;s day.  1. Make it a date at &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


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