Bean Burgers and Homemade Buns

Although Spring is already in full swing here in Budapest, last Sunday the sun took a day off and we had to deal with a very cloudy day and rain showers from time to time. So, we decided to spend a day at home, and take the opportunity to try out something new in the…

Gozo, Malta’s Sister Island

Għawdex, as Gozo is referred to in Maltese, is just 25 minutes away by ferry from Malta’s northernmost point. When compared to Malta, Gozo is quite different, mainly because it is more rural. Although small in size, it offers a lot in terms of natural beauty. It is a place to relax, enjoy nature, hike and a…

Mdina, Malta’s Silent City

Mdina is one of my favourite places in Malta. Back when we lived in Malta, we used to visit quite often, either for an evening stroll or an afternoon coffee and cake. Before Valletta was built, Mdina was Malta’s capital city. It is a tiny walled medieval city and sits on one of the highest…

Aubergine Steak with Sweet Potato

Most Saturday mornings I take a trip to the nearby farmers’ market to stock up for the week. By the end of the week, I am usually short on fresh vegetables. This week, I ended up with an aubergine and a sweet potato amongst a few other things. A while ago, I came across an interesting recipe…

Spring is here!

It is hard to pick a favourite season. While many might take the transition between seasons for granted, in Malta we actually have fairly subtle differences between the seasons and almost no Spring and Autumn at all. On the other hand, in Budapest you can definitely know which season is approaching because you can clearly see the…