Local Food

Salmon, quinoa and wild rice salad

Ingredients 900 grams Foodsaver salmon fillets Maldon sea salt and black pepper 1 Tbs Minerva extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbs Ardo sliced ginger 300 grams Foodsaver wild rice 250...

Lentils with chickpeas and bulgur wheat

You can serve this lovely dish with black olives. For a non-vegan version, grilled halloumi is a great accompaniment. Ingredients: 1 cup  lentils 1 cup  Chickpeas 4 cups...

Mullets with melintzanosalata (aubergine salad)

Ingredients 4 large mullets, cut into fillets 2 tablespoons olive oil + 1 extra for the salad 3 medium aubergines 100 g (½ cups)...

Salmon sashimi salad

Ingredients 2 fresh salmon fillets, without skin and bone (about 400-450 gr) 1 white sweet onion cut in very thin slices 4 handfuls mixed,...

Tomato-zucchini patties

Ingredients 4 medium red, tight tomatoes 2 medium courgettes (dark coloured) 1 big onion finely chopped ½ cup chopped parsley 2 tablespoons of finely...

Souffle with courgettes and feta

Ingredients 5 large courgettes 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium chopped onion or 2-3 fresh onions 1 package (200 g) crushed feta 1 cup...

Pasta with halloumi-mint pesto and roasted cherry tomatoes

Ingredients For the tomatoes: 4 cherry tomatoes, cut in half 4 tablespoons of olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper For the pesto: ¾ cup parsley leaves ¾ cup mint leaves ¼...

Pork with mustard and leek puree

Ingredients 800 grams - 1 kilogram of pork (thigh, boneless) in big pieces 1 onion finely chopped ½ cup mustard with seeds ½ cup...

Greek meatballs with ouzo and cheese

Ingredients 500 mince (mixed pork and beef) 1 medium onion, chopped or grated 1 egg 2 whole slices of bread 2 pinches cumin 1...

Broccoli and apple salad

Ingredients 1 large broccoli 3/4 cup raisins or dried helmets 3/4 cup walnuts cut into pieces 1 apple cubed Lemon juice 3/4 cup yogurt ...

Spaghetti with cherry tomatoes and fresh pesto

Ingredients 1 packet (500 g) spaghetti (or linguine or penne) 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ kilogram (approximately) cherry tomatoes Grated Parmesan for serving, Salt...

Watermelon and yoghurt smoothies

Ingredients 2 cups watermelon without pits, cut in cubes 2 spoons honey 2 spoons strained yoghurt 2 cups ice cubes Method Step 1: Place the watermelon in...

Anari cheese with strawberries, almonds and honey

Ingredients 500 gr fresh anari cheese 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 2 full spoonfuls of ground almonds 4 tablespoons of honey 3/4 cup white...

Black eyed peas with broccoli and leeks

Ingredients 2 ½ cups black eyed peas 1 sliced leek 2 fresh onions with leaves, finely chopped 1 carrot, cut in the middle and then in slices 1 small...

Rolled tahinopita with walnuts

Ingredients 7 cups self-raising flour 1 sachet of yeast, ½ cup seed oil (peanut oil, corn oil, etc.) Some sugar Water (as warm as it gets for kneading) Salt For the...

Marinated salmon skewers

Ingredients 500 gr (4 fillets) salmon Cherry tomatoes Sliced sweet red peppers Salt and pepper For the marinade: 1/2 cup barbecue 1/4 cup sweet chili...

Shrimp patties with hummus

Ingredients For the patties: 16 medium shrimps, peeled and finely chopped + 4 big shrimps 1 medium potato grated and peeled 2 onions finely chopped ...

Fruit salad with muesli, tahini and honey

Ingredients ½ kilo of muesli ½ liter (2 cups) of rice milk 2 pears 2 apples 2 peaches 2 kiwi 4 strawberries ½ cup...

Smoked chicken salad

Ingredients 2 medium smoked chicken fillets 4 handfuls of mixed lettuce, cut into bites 8 thin slices of cucumber Dressing: 6 tablespoons olive oil 3...

Pear pie

Ingredients For the dough: 5 tablespoons (75 g) butter at room temperature ½ cup powdered sugar 1/4 teaspoon of teaspoon salt 1 ½ cup flour + little for the...

Grilled shrimp, mango and avocado salad

Ingredients 8 large shrimps with head, shell and veins removed 1 large, ripe mango 1 large, ripe avocado 4 thick handfuls of tender salad...

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Taste

Village salad

A must-have with every meal is a village salad. You will find it in every tavern or greek restaurant you visit in Cyprus. Make...

Courgettes with eggs

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the courgettes at a medium heat until they soften. Add salt and add the eggs....

Classic Pastitsio

Prepare the mince sauce: heat the butter in a pan and sauté the mince with the onion and garlic until nicely browned, mixing well....

Grilled vegetable and goat cheese rolls

Brush the vegetables with olive oil and season. Heat a pan/griddle and cook them carefully until golden on both sides, making sure their shape...