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Malta's cuisine is quite rustic and blends in European influences. The 'widow's soup' is a dish of diced vegetables, cooked with slices of bacon and eggs. The Maltese prepare fried fish, grilled or in pies. These are the lampuki (bream), the dotte (scorpion fish) or the cerna (grouper). The kinnie is a type of orange juice mixed with bitter plants. Local beer, including the Cisk Lager, is excellent and cheap. The Maltese expresso has no reason to be intimidated by its Italian neighbour. Do miss visiting a market in the city or village where the temptation to sample the enticing aniseed-stuffed 'qaghaq tal-ghasel' biscuits, goat's cheese and some bottles of Maltese wine will be strong.