It’s that time of year again! Where we start preparing the garden for the sunshine, and thinking what we are going to plant for the warmer seasons 🙂 Benefits of Companion Planting Companion planting is one of the main methods we use at our farm to be able to repel certain pests, attract others, and overall keep our garden healthy… Read more →
Globe Artichokes 5 Ways!
Globe Artichoke season is in full swing! However, we get so many people who are hesitant to want to them because they can be intimidating to cook. Or they have only ever had it one way, and decided they didn’t like them. I am confident that after this post you will find one way to love artichokes 🙂 Not only… Read more →
How to Make Fire Cider – A Beginner’s Guide to this Amazing Immune Boosting Natural Herbal Medicine
Fire Cider may help to prevent or even treat colds by supercharging your body’s natural defenses against intruders. With preventative medicine only gaining popularity in recent times one might think that Fire Cider is just another fad that will be forgotten about after it’s 15 minutes of fame is over. That could not be further from the truth though, as… Read more →
Simple Widow’s Soup Recipe!
In the celebration that broad beans are now in season, and as the weather gets warmer we are on our way to our final few batches of soup, we are sharing with you a simple and nourishing recipe from our e-book Plant-Based on a Budget! 1 Onion 4 Cloves of Garlic 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil 4 Celery Stalks 2… Read more →
Eating Fully Local Challenge – Year 2, halfway mark!
So this is where I confess my sins… right? People say how difficult it is, and others are praising what we are doing through opting to restrict ourselves to eat 100% local for an entire month. People like to see all or nothing, these challenges where people go all in. Whilst I love to do these things for myself, and… Read more →
The Life of Food Waste – What Can We Do?
Well, what is food waste? When considering food waste, we must start by defining what it means, and why the word waste is used for food which is simply just not consumed for one reason or another – and why it is an issue? The word waste immediately implies that this is something negative. But why? Ok, so when food… Read more →
Purslane Pesto Recipe!
Friends of the Earth Malta is working hard to get to YOU an amazing guide that will get you more in touch with nature, informed on what Malta has to offer in terms of nature, connected with your food, and cooking healthy and delicious meals while you are at it! Until then, let’s get cooking! Purslane is easily found in… Read more →
What is Metabolic Syndrome? How to Treat or Prevent It
what is metabolic syndrome? and how to treat or prevent it Read more →
Why Everyone in Malta Should Eat a Mediterranean Diet!
Well first of all… we’re in the Mediterranean! Through consuming what grows naturally around us, we can better the health of both us, and of the environment. We are fortunate here in Malta that fresh produce grows 365 days a year. It is incredibly accessible, yet people are instead choosing to eat pastries and heavily processed foods – which is… Read more →
Blue Cheese Leek and Turnip Gratin!
Low GI Blue Cheese and Turnip and Potato Gratin! Healthy recipe that feels like comfort food. Read more →