Packed lunch, Recipes

7 ways with Pumpkin

It all began they day I decided to buy a large pumpkin to make my own pumpkin puree to batch freeze. It's very easy to do this. Cut the whole pumpkin in half, place face down in a dish, and put in the oven for 30-60 minutes (depending on the size) until it becomes soft.… Continue reading 7 ways with Pumpkin

Packed lunch, Parenting

10 Steps to Preparing a packed lunch the easy way

By now we are in the second week of October and all children are back to school, and parents are back into the routine of preparing packed lunches. With all the pressure to give our children a healthy lunch, the thought of packing those lunches can be extremely daunting. Especially if your child is fussy… Continue reading 10 Steps to Preparing a packed lunch the easy way


Broad bean and pancetta risotto

I was meant to post this in May, when broad beans were in season here in Malta, but after my colleagues at work gave me so much grief about not having any goats cheese to serve it with, I was waiting to cook it again to take new photos. This never happened so far, but… Continue reading Broad bean and pancetta risotto