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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...

Urban House

The transition from the rural to the urban type of dwelling began toward the end of the 19th century, almost coinciding with the end...

Traditional Rural House

The rich history of Cyprus, from the dawn of human civilization to the end of the Middle Ages, is punctuated by significant monuments. But...

Giulio Filippo D’Errico

The famous actor reveals his favorite restaurants and bars, as well as a well-hidden secret in the city center. By Diana Aza   - Where do you...

Constantinos Kouyialis

Constantinos Kouyialis, the owner of The Boys at Number Five, reveals his favorite corners of the city. - Where do you like to enjoy your...

Theodoros Eleftheriou

Theodoros Eleftheriou, Limoncello’s Deli- Bar executive chef, loves night wandering in the old city of Nicosia and Protaras as well, mostly for its crystal-clear...

Georgia Moditi

 This young cypriot designer is one to look for all the time for unique clothing taste, but especially every season, since she always keeps...

Eleni Sidera

The Cypriot actress and Sfera radio producer enjoys nature and wildlife tours, especially in Troodos Mountains, an inspiring wanderlust that stems from many wonderful memories. Diana Aza -Where...

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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Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...