Try out this amazing Maltese dish and impress your family and friends


  • 250g ful ta’ Ä irba (these are small brown b


  1. 1) Wash the beans and leave them soaking overnight in cold water

  2. 2) Change the water and boil the beans until they become very tender and the water evaporates

  3. 3) Mash the beans completely with a manual food masher or with a fork – the final consistency will be much better than if you use a food processor.

  4. 4) Put in a bowl and add all the other ingredients

  5. 5) Add a little extra olive oil on top