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Crispy Calamari

Ingredients: 500 gr squids cut in washers 2 cloves of grated garlic 1 lemon 1 cup flour 2 eggs 2/3 cup white, dry wine ...

Shrimp saganaki with orzo and fennel

By chef Marios Hadjiosif Ingredients 24 medium-sized shrimps 2 fresh onions finely chopped 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove of chopped garlic ½ fennel bulb,...

Portobello mushrooms and commandaria sandwich

By chef Marios Hadjiosif Ingredients 8 Portobello mushrooms ½ cup commandaria 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves of grated garlic ½ teaspoon oregano 8 onion...

Walnut tart with chocolate mousse and commandaria sauce

By chef Panikos Hadjittofi Ingredients For the dough: 450 gr (3 cups) flour 165 gr (3/4 cups + 1 small teaspoon) sugar 6 yolks 60 ml (4 tablespoons) of water 180...

Salad with goat’s cheese, artichokes, peppers and walnuts

By chef Marios Hadjiosif Ingredients 4 slices of soft goat cheese (Chèvre) about 80 gr. each 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon freshly sliced ​​thyme or oregano 4 artichoke...

Asparagus Salad

By chef Marios Hadjiosif Ingredients 1 bunch (about 24) green asparagus 1 shallot finely chopped (or a small red onion) ½ cup balsamic vinegar 8 basil leaves 2 tablespoons chopped...

Sweet potato and chicken soup

Ingredients 1 large sweet potato cut in cubes 2 cloves of garlic melted 1 onion finely chopped 1 tbsp thyme chopped 1 tbsp rosemary chopped 4 cups chicken broth 2 laurel...

Meat pie

By Florentia Kythraiotou Ingredients 600gr. rustic dough (packaging with 2 rectangular leaves) 650gr. ground beef 2 medium onions grated on the thin side of the grater A little cinnamon 2-3...

Squid with pesto

By chef Marios Hadjiosif Ingredients 900 gr. squid ½ tablespoon olive oil + a few drops for spraying 2 tablespoons white wine (Chardonnay) 4 tablespoons of pesto sauce 2 cups...

Puff pastry apple tart

By chef Marios Hadjiosif Ingredients: 1 ready-made puff pastry leaf (with butter) Flour 10 medium green apples, peeled and cut into very thin slices 16 tablespoons of sugar 60 g...

Burgers with tahini

By Galateia Pamboridi Ingredients 500 g minced beef 500 g minced pork 3 tablespoons tahini 1 cup parsley finely chopped ½ cup coriander chopped 1...

Greek burgers with tomato

Ingredients: ½ kg of minced meat (pork and beef mixed) 1 egg slightly beaten 3-4 tablespoons of grated toast 1 medium onion grated 1...

Risotto with beetroot and mushrooms

By Constantia Demetriadou Ingredients 2 to 3 tablespoons of olive oil ½ onion finely chopped 1 clove of garlic 3 sliced ​​mushrooms 3 beets cooked...

Hare with juniper berries

By Florentia Kythraiotou Ingredients (for six people) 1 sliced bred hare (2 kg) A few slices of chopped bacon 2 onions finely chopped, 4 – 5 juniper berries Fresh...

Kataifi with kefalotyri (Greek cheese)

By chef Sotiris Iordani Ingredients 300gr. Kataifi 240gr. Kefalotyri, cut into 4 long slices 30 ml. Pomegranate sauce 30 ml. Honey 20gr. Roasted pistachios 10gr. Sesame Method Step 1: Roll the kataifi around the...

Pork leg

By chef Sotiris Iordani. Ingredients 1 piece of pork leg 3 glasses of black beer Vegetable mirepoix Water Salt and pepper Method Step 1: Marinate the pork and bake it in a preheated...

Yoghurt dessert with orange, mango and ginger biscuit

Ingredients 450gr. Strained yoghurt 300gr. cream cheese (Philadelphia type) 1 cup powdered sugar 1 large merlin orange, juice and 2 tablespoons of zest Ginger biscuits 1 large mature mango, in...

Pork chops with Parmesan crust

Ingredients 4 pork chops with bone (excess fat removed)  2 eggs whipped slightly with 1 tablespoon of milk 4 bread slices 2 tablespoons grated...

Yuvarlakia

Ingredients 500 gr minced beef ½ cup glutinous rice 2 tablespoons of olive oil 2 eggs, one separated 1 medium-sized grated onion 2 tablespoons...

Tuna salad with rice and vegetables

Ingredients: 4 cups of cooked rice 1 cup boiled corn 2 red peppers 1 cup boiled peas 2 tuna cans in oil or water ...

Traditional Soutzoukakia

Ingredients: For the soutzoukakia:  500 gr mixed minced pork and chicken 2 tablespoons parsley chopped (optional)1 onion finely chopped ½ teaspoon of grated cumin Salt and pepper For the sauce:  2...

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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...