With imqarrun il-forn, Malta shares a macaroni cheese tradition with all of the islands in the Mediterranean.
Arabian, Greek and Italian food are influences because of the abundance of beans, cheese, fish, garlic, lamb, parsley, olive oil and tomatoes on the island, and thousands of years of trading.
Aljotta fish soup (Mediterranean)
Bigilla spicy bean paté (Arabian)
Brungiel Mimli stuffed aubergine (Mediterranean)
Pastizzi ricotta pastries (Italian)
Xkunvat fried aniseed pastries (Arabian-Sicilian)
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