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The Ketogenic Diet- All work and no fun?

Worldwide, the keto diet has become known as an effective weight loss nutrition. However, does it allow room to let loose with alcohol? Adam Reeve, professional personal trainer, life coach and wellness writer walks us through the options. The keto diet is a nutritional system that demands a sharp restriction in the daily carbohydrates intake. &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Adam Reeve

Wild Camping in Kazbegi Caucasus – A Georgian Feast

Kieran Creevey and Lisa Paarvio become immersed in the icy landscape of Georgia but are sustained by the warmth of the people who inspire them to cook dishes that speak of an immoveable resilience and timeless comfort. The Lada Niva’s engine whines in protest as the rev counter approaches the redline. Tyres squirm for grip &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


DIY Hamper Gift Ideas!

UpperFood Malta An Italian food market concept where we celebrate good food and wine as a part of our life. Our products come from all over Italy, with a focus on the smaller villages where the traditional ways of creating top quality food and wine are still respected. Our shop is packed full of quality &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Too Pretty to Eat?

The guys at Upper foods, an Italian food market concept store, walk us through curating the perfect charcuterie and cheese platter. With Christmas around the corner and a festive sense in the air it is the perfect opportunity to spoil yourselves with some delectable treats. Beautiful products are befitting of serving pieces that will enhance &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Spring Seasonal Star Broad Beans

A Mediterranean spring favourite, broad beans, aka ful, can be eaten raw, cooked, or blended. You will see this nutritious bean used as a dip or spread, added to hearty soups, or added to a Primavera pasta dish. Il-Ful – The Broad Bean The ‘broad bean’ is also referred to as English bean, Horse bean, &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Hannah Cremona


KITCHEN HACKS How to save time dishwashing

“I love to wash dishes,” said no one, ever. Whilst the obvious response would be to invest in an efficient and effective dishwashing machine, the other obvious response would be to reduce the number of dishes you use whilst cooking so that dishwashing is effortless and doesn&#8217;t take much of your time. Some of the &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


A tantalizing menu inspired by Maltese Heritage by Hammett’s Macina Restaurant

[vc_row type=&#8221;in_container&#8221; full_screen_row_position=&#8221;middle&#8221; scene_position=&#8221;center&#8221; text_color=&#8221;dark&#8221; text_align=&#8221;left&#8221; overlay_strength=&#8221;0.3&#8243; shape_divider_position=&#8221;bottom&#8221;][vc_column column_padding=&#8221;no-extra-padding&#8221; column_padding_position=&#8221;all&#8221; background_color_opacity=&#8221;1&#8243; background_hover_color_opacity=&#8221;1&#8243; column_shadow=&#8221;none&#8221; column_border_radius=&#8221;none&#8221; width=&#8221;1/1&#8243; tablet_text_alignment=&#8221;default&#8221; phone_text_alignment=&#8221;default&#8221; column_border_width=&#8221;none&#8221; column_border_style=&#8221;solid&#8221;][vc_column_text] Hammett’s Macina 24-time award winning Chef and restaurateur Chris Hammett together with Head Chef Jorge Lugo launch an exciting new menu at Hammett’s Maċina Restaurant in Senglea. The Mediterranean restaurant &#8211; deeply rooted in Maltese history &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Hannah Cremona

Winter Soup Ideas

The winter season is coming to an end, but are the soup days gone? We rounded up some of our winter favourites, some can also be turned into a cold soup Gazpacho for the warmer days. What’s your go-to comforting winter warming soup? Have a go at some new recipes from Served’s home cooks and &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Hannah Cremona


Places to try vegan food in Malta

Places to try Vegan food in Malta Veganuary is done and dusted – but is it really? Veganuary is a charity-led campaign that supports vegans and people who want to try vegan food with a sort-of 31-day challenge usually occurring in January. There are many reasons for one adopting a vegan diet, or lifestyle. It &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Hannah Cremona

9+ Sustainable Food Trends 2020

With more pressure on multi-nationals and consumer behaviour affecting climate change we researched the food trends that are shaping the food industry in 2019 and what to expect more of in 2020. Sustainable and plant based solutions are on the increase, but how quick is Malta in adopting these sustainable food trends in the marketplace &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Hannah Cremona


The bitter taste in food is not always a popular one, yet it is an important taste that for centuries has promoted healthy digestion. Our ancestors probably had more bitter foods in their diet but this has slowly died out and instead of a bitter salad, the bland iceberg lettuce is our go-to salad green. &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Autumn Season Veggies in Malta

With the influx of imported vegetables and fruits in Malta its no wonder that many are not aware of what is grown locally and what season is their harvest. In a previous post, “Eat Local, Eat Sustainable”, Editor Sarah Kennard remarks, “We’ve all heard about sustainable eating but, perhaps, haven’t fully embraced the idea or &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Halloween Themed Ideas

The ever-growing popular Halloween is here and many of you have got no choice but to join in on the spook and fun that comes along with it.  So we did a little find for your upcoming Halloween events that will spark your creativity. Whether you’re hosting a party or joining the kids for the &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


5 Reasons To Eat Ginger

How many times have you had a health condition and were recommended ginger? I would say loads of times if you have some natural wellness advocates around you! It’s the go-to root for many ailments from the seasonal cold and flu to digestion issues. First of all before listing the amazing medicinal uses of ginger &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


14 Day Healthy Office Lunch Ideas

Preparing and deciding what to eat for lunch at the office can quickly become an exhausting or boring task resulting in copious amounts of unhealthy take away meals, boring salads, or spending your income on eating out everyday! It doesn’t need to be this way; our chefs have got your back!  Turn your favourite lunch &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


5 reasons why you should eat beetroot

5 reasons why you should eat beetroot I must say growing up beetroot was not one of my preferred vegetables. In fact, I would immediately eliminate it from any salad so that its forceful colour wouldn’t mess with the rest of my greens! Truth be told, I grew to love beetroot. I would bite into &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Dumplings Around The World

Dumplings Around The World There’s something special about dumplings that link cultures across the globe in a culinary phenomenon. Wherever you travel in the world, you are bound to come across a typical dumpling dish. Aside from our delicious Gozitan Ravjul, which ones have you tasted? Here are our top 10 dumplings around the world. &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


5 Interesting foods that may improve your sex drive

5 Interesting foods that may improve your sex drive After busting the myth that chocolate is an aphrodisiac we did a little research on some foods that may actually affect your sex drive. We’ve all heard about certain food, drinks and behaviour having a reputation to improve your sex drive, make you feel horny or &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Top 10 Favourite Summer Salads

Top 10 Favourite Summer Salads! Looking for some salad inspiration to spruce up your menu? Or perhaps you’re simply in need of something a little more exciting that’s healthy, fresh and flavoursome. We totally get it! Salads don’t have to be boring and after rounding up these amazing recipes, we know how to wipe out &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


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