Lino Schembri

April 10, 2024

The Malta Kulinarja – a Homage to the Local Cuisine and Chef

Malta Kulinarja is a celebration of the unique and diverse cuisine of Malta. From traditional dishes passed down through generations to modern interpretations that reflect the island's multicultural influences, Malta Kulinarja showcases the very best of Maltese food and drink.
March 8, 2024

Food Safety Does Not Occur Naturally

Although food safety is taken for granted by many, it does not occur naturally. Food safety management is an integral part of the food service industry which is governed by the General Food Law and also by the moral duty of serving clients only safe food.
November 25, 2023

What Are We Eating?

Cultural and religious directives on foods have been in place for thousands of years, with recorded practices documented in the Bible and in ancient Egyptian texts.
October 7, 2023

Local Food: The Shopping Basket of the Connoisseur

The term ‘local food’ has multiple and sometimes conflicting definitions. In most cases it means that the food was grown in close physical proximity to the consumer for example a few kilometres from the point of sale.
April 25, 2023

Why Local? The Challenges and Opportunities of Small

Malta is small and this presents many difficulties in the grander scope of producing food for the whole local population.
October 20, 2022

The Role of the Chef in the Promotion of Local Produce

There is no denying that local produce is tasty, full of character and fresher than any other imported product due to the very short distance it has to travel from field and farm to fork.