The tastes of Lent with Heritage Malta

If you love food and history, then Heritage Malta’s A Journey through Tradition and Food tour and workshop are definitely not to be missed.
Inquisitor’s Palace, Vittoriosa. Photo: Shutterstock

In the lead-up to Holy Week, Heritage Malta is giving you the chance the discover the local history of Lent and Holy Week before making your own Spinach and anchovy qassatat at the Inquisitor’s Palace. 

Held in Maltese on Monday, March 18, and in English on Thursday, March 21, between 6pm and 8pm, this two-hour event starts with a tour of the Holy Week display at the 16th-century Inquisitor’s Palace, in Birgu. This will help explain the intricate traditions and historical aspects surrounding this time of year.

Following this, attendees will be invited to make a staple delicacy that holds a special place for devotees and foodies alike at this time of year: the humble but delicious anchovy and spinach qassatat.

Tickets to A Journey through Tradition and Food event are €25 each and can be purchased online or from any Heritage Malta store. Please note that this event is open to people aged 18+ only.

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