A narrow street in Rabat city centre plays host to Letizia Vella’s new restaurant, The Golden Fork, which relocated from Attard in 2022. It sits within a small building dating from the 1500s and is an elegant little spot, with dining taking place in an atmospheric courtyard. Letizia’s personality shines through in creative dishes, where great quality local ingredients, seasonality, and Mediterranean flavours lead the way. We caught up with her to find out more about life at her new restaurant.
Diverse women, diverse styles: Female chefs of Istanbul
Despite the fact that cooking has been seen primarily as a female duty for centuries, it is an unfortunate irony that cuisine, and especially refined cuisine continues to be considered a male exclusive profession. Female chefs still have to exert harder work compared to their male counterparts in order to achieve a similar level of success and regard. However, as is the case in the rest of the world, plenty of female chefs in Istanbul have proven themselves and achieved the recognition they deserve. And they all reflect their own personalities and signature styles in their cuisines.
Meet The 18 Female Chefs Who Lead MICHELIN Star Restaurants In Asia
They overcame poverty, cancer and self-doubt to pursue their passion for the food business. We celebrate their stories.
One Producer, One Chef – Josef Farrugia and David Buttigieg, Malta
We explore the relationship between Chef David Buttigieg of The Harbour Club in Valletta and Organic Farmer Josef Farrugia, who supplies fresh produce to the restaurant.
A Day in the Life at Tartarun, Marsaxlokk, Malta
Follow the Schiavone family as they go about their day