Figolli: The Traditional Maltese Sweets & Easter’s Goodness

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Figolli are a traditional Maltese sweet, baked during the holy week in preparation for Easter Sunday. Made from sweet pastry, an almond filling and decorated with icing sugar and chocolate. They can conceivable are made into an infinite variety of shapes, though the traditional Christian and Easter symbols including fish, sheep, the madonna, a rabbit, eggs or a duck are easily the most common.

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The St Paul’s Shipwreck In Malta: How It Changed The Nation

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For readily apparent reasons the feast of ‘St. Paul’s Shipwreck’ has special significance to Malta and its people. After all, it is stated in most editions of ‘The New Testament’ that the location of the event was on the island of ‘Melita’ (the islands Roman name) in around A.D. 60, making the country one of only eighteen modern nations to be mentioned in the Bible.

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