Budding chefs, aged between 12 and 16 years old, are invited to embark on a captivating journey including cooking, learning, and celebrating the diverse flavors of Malta’s culinary heritage!

From 12 to 14 February, between 8:30am and 14:30pm, a hands-on workshop in the historic setting of the Inquisitor’s kitchen in Birgu will be offering students a comprehensive exploration of food’s role in history, menu planning, nutritional analysis, and essential kitchen skills. Each day will unveil a distinct menu, crafted with care to accommodate various dietary preferences:

  • Day 1 (Lactose-Free, Vegetarian, Nut-Free): Indulge in a starter of Bigilla and Galletti or Grissini, followed by a main course of Spinach Qassatat, and conclude with the delightful traditional dessert, Imqaret.
  • Day 2 (Nut-Free): Savor the flavors of Garlic Bread as a starter, delight in the main dish of Mqarrun il-Forn, and end on a sweet note with Xkumvat for dessert.
  • Day 3: Dive into the unique flavors of Sfineġ ta l-Inċova jew bit-tadam Imqadded as a starter, enjoy the main course of Froġa tat-tarja, and experience the traditional dessert, Kwareżimal.

Participants have the option to savor their creations on-site or take them home. For those opting to take their culinary delights home, please bring packed lunches, snacks, and containers for transportation.

As a token of participation, all attendees will receive a certificate to commemorate their culinary adventure.

Secure your spot by purchasing tickets online from the Heritage Malta website: Store – Heritage Malta .

Tickets at €65 per day.

This event will be offered in English.

Cooking adventures from past to present

Children's Activity

12 Feb 2024 - 14 Feb 2024

Monday: 08.30 - 14.30

Tuesday: 08.30 - 14.30

Wednesday: 08.30 - 14.30

Vittoriosa, Malta

Children €65 per day

Getting Here


Inquisitor’s Palace,

Main Gate Street, Birgu BRG 1023,



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