Local Food

Beetroot mushroom risotto 

Ingredients: 2-3 tablespoons olive oil ½ onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic 3 mushrooms, sliced 3 beetroots, cooked and grated ½ cup white wine 1 ½ cup arborio rice (rice for...

Aubergine caponata

Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 4 aubergines, roughly chopped 1 tsp dried oregano 1 red onion, finely sliced 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced ½ x 25g pack flat leaf parsley,...

Marinated Almond-Stuffed Olives

Ingredients 1 cup blanched almonds, toasted 3 cans (6 ounces each) pitted ripe olives, drained 3 jars (7 ounces each) pimiento-stuffed olives, undrained 1/2 cup white balsamic vinegar 1/2...

Olive Oil & Olives

Known as ‘liquid gold’, olive oil is an integral part of the Mediterranean diet, enjoyed as a healthy dressing for salads, or as a...

Strapatsada

A delicious meal made with beaten eggs cooked in a tomato sauce, olive oil, and a touch of garlic and oregano. It’s served with...

Halloumi bread

Halloumi is a traditional Cypriot savory bread made by kneading chunks of halloumi cheese, onions, and mint into a bread dough. The dough is...

Cypriot Molokhia Recipe

Molokhia is a soup made with jews mallow, meat, and various herbs and spices. Each and every Arab country has their own rendition of...

Red pesto and olives pasta

Ingredients For the red sauce 5 (750gr.) mature, medium sized tomatoes-divided 1 sweet red pepper, split 1 medium red onion, sliced 4 cloves of garlic-cleaned ¼ cup olive oil salt, pepper For...

Spicy pork souvlaki with peppers and onion

Ingredients: 600gr. pork tenderloin- cut into small cubes for souvlaki, 1 tsp. oregano 1-2 rosemary sprigs 1 tsp. honey 2 tbsps. olive oil 1 tsp. sumac ½ cup Hellmann's Brazilian Spicy...

Canelloni with tomato sauce and anari cheese

10 pieces Canelloni For the Filling: 1 cup soft anari ½ cup soft goat’s cheese 5-6 sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped 1 tablespoon of pine nuts, roasted ½ cup basil leaves,...

Ravioli with mushrooms and Commandaria

375g Village Ravioles 2 cups mushrooms, cut in four 3 tbsp onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp garlic,crushed 50ml Commandaria (sweet dessert wine) 1 tbsp strained yogurt Salt Blacκ...

Sweet potato, cauliflower and eggplant curry

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons mustard seeds 1 tablespoon ground cumin & coriander 1 teaspoon turmeric powder ½ teaspoon chili powder 1 medium eggplant 1 large sweet potato 1 medium cauliflower 2 tablespoons olive...

Salad with halloumi, pomegranate seeds and balsamic

Ingredients: 1 halloumi cheese (approximately 200gr.), cut in half lengthways and thinly sliced 1 medium orange (peeled and sliced) 1 bunch rocket (leaves coarsely torn) 50gr. baby spinach...

Papoutsosuko (prickly pear): A summer delicious fruit

Papoutsosyka or Fragkosyka belong to the family of Opuntia ficus -indica. They are wild fruits growing on cactus trees and have big spikes. Peeling the...

Cyprus traditional Breakfast

This is what Cypriots used to eat daily for breakfast. Today, it is not something you would eat on a daily basis, but more...

Homemade Pork Gyros 

Ingredients: pork tenderloin, cut into strips (800gr) 2 tbsps of olive oil 1 glove of garlic, chopped 1 grated onion 1 tbsp mustard (mild) 1 tb cumin ½ tb mixed spices 1...

Bamia (Okra) with tomato sauce

Bamia is a vegetarian dish made with summer okra, tomatoes, onions, olive oil and seasonings. It is healthy and light and can be served hot...

A Trio of Fishy Dishes

Crab Salad (Kavourosalata) (Makes enough for 1 serving bowl) 3 dressed crabs (white and brown meat) 1 very finely chopped onion 1 cup finely chopped flat leaf parsley Olive...

Traditional Bread

Ingredients: (Serves 2-3) 1 kg village flour 130g fresh yeast dough (prozymi) or 1 tbsp dried yeast ¼ tsp Salt Lukewarm water (enough to make a soft dough) Pinch cinnamon...

Eggs with Vegetables

A variety of veggies combined with eggs make a great end to the day. Ingredients: (Serves 4) Vegetable of your choice (i.e. wild asparagus, wild greens, spinach or chopped spring onion) 4-6...

Cuttlefish in Wine

Slow cooked cuttlefish in red wine is a fantastic recipe which uses many ingredients that you will find in your store cupboard. Ingredients: (Serves 4) 1 kg...

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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...