Local Food

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...

Spiced lamb with beetroot salad and scented yoghurt

Lay the lamb on a tray, skin side down. Rub with crushed garlic, sprinkle with spices and ground pistachios, wrap in plastic wrap and...

Easy seafood pasta with white wine sauce

Ingredients: 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped 2-3 tablespoons of whipped cream 1/3 cup white wine 300g spaghetti, roughly broken 300-400g of...

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...

Honey Balls

As you stroll down Onasagorou street in the old city of Nicosia and suddenly feel the need for something sweet, follow the smell of...

Octopus with Oregano

Ingredients: (Serves 4) 1 kg octopus ½ tsp dry oregano Pepper 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice Preparation: Clean the octopus thoroughly under cold running water. Place the octopus...

Fish meatballs

In a bowl, mix the finely chopped onion and parsley. Boil the fish, cut into small pieces and add to the bowl. Add salt...

“Frappe” Greek iced coffee

Frappé coffee (also Greek frappé or café frappé Greek: φραπές, frapés) is a Greek foam-covered iced coffee drink made from instant coffee (generally, spray-dried...

A guide of Summer fruits from Cyprus

Cyprus summer love! Cyprus summer fruits! So, what are the summer fruits which can be bought in Cyprus? Watermelon A Cypriot summer is not complete without...

Stuffed vine leaves with artichokes (Lenten)

Blanch the vine leaves in hot water. For the stuffing, finely chop the artichokes and the onions and sauté in olive oil until translucent....

Marinated veal liver

Place the liver in a non-metallic bowl and add the oregano, olive oil, beer and salt, making sure it’s covered. Cover the bowl and...

Fresh beans with calabash and curry leaves

Wilt the onion in the olive oil on a medium flame and add the calabash, peppers and beans. Mix and add plenty of...

Zucchini meat balls with walnuts

Place the grated zucchini in a strainer, add salt and set  aside for ½ an hour in order for their excess water to drain....

Yiouvetsi with kritharaki (Orzo pasta)

Heat the olive oil in a pressure cooker, over high heat Sauté the meat until nicely browned all over Just before it’s done, add the onion...

Lemon pork with fennel

Heat olive oil in a saucepan and cook the meat until brown on both sides. Add the onion, fennel and garlic and sauté for...

Chicken with aubergine and cherry tomatoes

Heat 4 tablespoons olive oil in a pan, season the chicken and then sauté until well browned on all sides. Add the onion and...

Cooked sardines with pancetta cheese

Heat the oven to 2200C. In a bowl, add the Chabata crumbs, the fennel, pine nuts and marjoram. Add plenty of salt and pepper...

Humous

Hummus is a tasty and healthy dip made of pureed chickpeas, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. It has been...

Oven roasted pork with beans

Place the beans in a saucepan with cold water and cover it with the lid. Boil for 30 minutes until they soften (but not...

Mackerel with oregano and bulgur wheat

Prepare the oatmeal: Fry the onion and the pine nuts in olive oil until the onion is translucent and the pine nuts start changing...

Sourdough

Some bakeries sell bread with sourdough which differs from ordinary bread made with yeast in that the inside of the bread is fuller, more...

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Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...

Spiced lamb with beetroot salad and scented yoghurt

Lay the lamb on a tray, skin side down. Rub with crushed garlic, sprinkle with spices and ground pistachios, wrap in plastic wrap and...

Easy seafood pasta with white wine sauce

Ingredients: 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped 2-3 tablespoons of whipped cream 1/3 cup white wine 300g spaghetti, roughly broken 300-400g of...

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...