Why go to Malta?
The traditional local fare is hearty and full of flavor, characterized by fresh ingredients such as fish, pork, beef, vegetables, legumes and grains. Dishes like pastizzi (meat or cheese-filled pastry pockets), bragioli (stuffed beef rolls) and kapunata (Maltese ratatouille) are just a few examples of the unique flavors found in Maltese kitchens.
Another thing that makes Malta special is its mix of international cuisines. Not only do travelers find traditional Maltese dishes on menus throughout the country, but there's also an array of tastes from around the world to be enjoyed. Mediterranean staples like pasta with pesto sauce can be found alongside Indian curries, Chinese stir-fries and even Mexican tacos! This means that whatever your culinary preference may be, you're sure to find something to tantalize your taste buds in Malta.