Maltese breads by Matty Cremona

A taste of vegetarian Malta

I thought I’d treat you to a little food porn this Wednesday with a taste of Maltese cuisine. On my recent trip there, I was lucky enough to be cooked for by Matty Cremona, a Maltese food historian, who is also a talented chef. She and her husband Sam (also known as “The Godfather of … Read more

Boat stream malta

Meditation on blue in Malta

  As I looked back on my photos of Malta, I was struck by the incredible spectrum of blues in the images – from turquoise to royal velvet. The island is surrounded by some of the clearest waters I have ever seen, especially around Comino, which is home to the blue lagoon. Visibility for divers … Read more

View of Valletta

The Fairytale of Valletta

Once upon a time there was a sleeping city. It had been built by knights with a penchant for gold. They said: “This is a city built by gentlemen for gentlemen,” and made it the capital of their island home. Folk flocked to the city and embellished its buildings with elegant grandeur, … wooden balconies and … Read more