[WATCH] A look into the bakery at Corradino Correctional Facility

We make our way to the bakery at Corradino Correctional Facility in Malta, which is operated by the residents themselves. We speak to resident Alfred Bugeja as well as the prison historian Ronald Bugeja, who give us an insight into the history of the oven and discuss the changes the bakery

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Olive oil pressing in Bidnija

Before moving to Malta, it never ever occurred to me to look at my bottles of olive oil to find out if the olives were of a single variety or blend, or even where they came from. I once attended a course about olive oil, led by a well-known doctor in America. In a nutshell, he told us not to bother buying any olive oils manufactured in America and to stick with Italian or Spanish oils. He also said, the greener the oil, the higher the quality. Those are the two nuggets of wisdom that stuck with me from the course

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Emily in Malta: Figs in Mellieħa

Out of all the incredible bits of information that I’ve been receiving from all of our extraordinary interviews with local Maltese farmers, this one is of utmost importance. This is particularly crucial for someone like me, a neophyte with regards to anything fruit farming and cultivation

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