Celebrity Maltese Chefs

Chicken and Bacon Pies

Preheat the oven to 200C/180C fan assisted oven. Heat oil in a medium sized saucepan, cook the leek, bacon and mushrooms, stirring until leek softens. Stir in the flour, cook, stirring until mixture boils and thickens.

Gorgonzola Buffalo Wings

Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar and sugar in small bowl. Stir in the cheese, cover and refrigerate until serving.

Zesty Liver Pate

Melt butter in large saucepan; add chicken livers, onions and parsley. Sauté until livers are evenly browned and cooked through.


Put the garlic in a food processor or blender and pulse the machine until the cloves are choppe up a bit. Add the chickpeas, tahini, oil, lemon juice and paprika and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Turn on the machine and let it run, adding 1 tabelspoon oil at a time until you get a smooth purée. Taste and adjust the seasoning and pulse the machine a few times more to combine. Serve, drizzled with olive oil, pinch of paprika and roasted pine nuts. Serve with warm pita bread.

Stuffed Tomatoes

In a large pan, heat the oil over medium heat and fry the onions, carrots & celery until the onion has softened and turned translucent. Add the garlic and herbs and stir for about one minute. Pour in the lentils and add Pinto’s Pride Chicken Spoon Stock and the Mayor Polpa. Season to taste. Bring to a boil, reduce heat & simmer for at least 1 hour or until lentils are tender. Stir in the juice of the lemon, garnish with parsley & serve.

Party Omelette Cups

In a large bowl, beat the eggs and add the peas, ham, parsley and the Ħanini Ġibniet Nixfin. Season with pepper and mix. Prepare the muffin cases in the muffin tin and pour in the mixture. Cook in hot oven for around 15 minutes. Can be served hot or cold.

Bruschetta with Cannellini Beans

Drain the Mayor Cannellini Beans and add the garlic, olive oil and sundried tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well. Toast the Maltese bread and spoon the mixture on top. Garnish with the basil leaves and drizzle some olive oil.

Strawberry Cheesecake

Preheat oven to 150˚C and prepare a 9’’ loose base non stick tin. Mix together the digestive biscuits, sugar, butter