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The vraka dyer

The vraka dyer is one of the oldest profession in Linou and it was related to the traditional apparel of Cyprus. This profession has...

Scala and its Craftsmen

The Guided Tour (City Route) of ‘Scala and its Craftsmen’ explores the area around Larnaka (Larnaca) Fort and the church of Agios Lazaros, which...

Cyprus Handicraft Centre – Lefkosia (Nicosia)

The Cyprus Handicraft Centre is an outlet for producing and selling traditional folk art and crafts. Visitors can see the artisans engaged in the...

Traditional Handicrafts in Cyprus

Handicrafts are practised in individual villages where the traditional methods have been handed down from generation to generation, as well as at the island’s...

Basketry

Basket-making is one of the oldest handicrafts and has been going on for generations without any significant changes. Cyprus' natural resources always provide suitable raw...

Pottery

Pottery-making in Cyprus is an old craft, going as far as back as the Neolithic Age. The fame of the island's pottery and pitharia...

Phyti weaving

The origins of Phyti weaving are lost. It has evolved through time, having undergone changes brought about by the history of the island. Geometric...

Lefkara Lace

Lefkara lace, perhaps the best known Cypriot traditional embroidery, enjoys a worldwide reputation. It has evolved through the ages, having undergone changes brought about...

Chrysaliniotissa Crafts Centre

This complex of eight workshops is situated near Chysaliniotissa Church, the oldest Byzantine church in Nicosia. The workshops nestle around a central courtyard, in...

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How to make triandafillo ice cream, by UK Cypriot chef Loulla Astin

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Cyprus sprouts with cream and prosciutto

In a big, deep frying pan, fry the prosciutto in the olive oil, on medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the onion and garlic...

Pork burger with sundried tomatoes, mozzarella and anchovies

Mix all the ingredients together with the mince in a bowl, and combine well. Divide into 4 balls and form the burgers. Warm a griddle/pan...

Sheftalies

Wash the lamb cauls with plenty of cold water and let them settle in water and vinegar for a little while. Soak the bread crumbs...