Sweets

Watermelon peel spoon sweet (Glyko karpouzi)

Carefully remove any remaining red flesh from the peel and then use a sharp knife to remove the outer green part of the peel...

Walnut pie with filo pastry and vanilla sauce

Prepare the syrup: Put the water, sugar and orange peel in a saucepan and stir until the sugar dissolves and then bring the syrup...

Rose spoon sweet (Glyko triantafyllo)

Remove petals from roses, rinse well and place in a saucepan. Cover saucepan and leave to boil for 15 minutes with 1 cup of...

Yoghurt cream with almond crumble and forest fruit

Prepare the crumble: Mix the flour with the almond powder, sugar and cinnamon in a bowl. Add the melted butter and stir the mixture...

Walnut spoon sweet (Glyko karydaki)

Using a vegetable peeler, remove the thinnest possible top layer of the nuts’ peel. Then core the nut, by piercing from top to bottom...

Kataifi minimal

This is a quick, light desert with kataifi which works well as long as the plates, syrup and kataifi are warm! Take the ice cream...

Baby bitter orange spoon sweet (Glyko kitromilaki)

Using a vegetable peeler, remove the thinnest possible top layer of the fruit’s peel. Then core the fruit, by piercing from top to bottom and...

Chocolate tiramisu

First prepare the white chocolate mousse: Beat the extra cream into whipped cream and keep in the fridge. Dilute the gelatine in 2-3 tablespoons...

Bitter orange peel spoon sweet (Glyko kitromilo)

Finely grate the oranges to remove a thin layer from their peel. Then quarter the fruit and remove the juicy flesh and fibres from inside,...

Panna cotta with white chocolate

Put the finely-chopped chocolate in a bowl. Soak the gelatine in a small bowl with 2 tabelspoons of water for 5-10 minutes. In the...

Anari gateau (anarotourta) with rosewater and caramel sauce

Preheat the oven to 220°C. Butter a leaf of filo pastry, place the second on top, butter that as well and place in a...

Small apple pies with cream

Peel the apples, remove their cores and cut them into thin slices. Sprinkle them with lemon juice so that they do not go brown....

Palouzes and shoushoukkos

Palouzes or moustalevria - from moustos (must) and alevri (flour) - is a thick, jelly-like sweet made from grape must. The traditional way of extracting...

Ravani chocolate cake with honey-Commandaria sauce

Grease and flour a 22cm diameter baking tray. Preheat the oven to 170°C. Beat the egg yolks and 2/3 of the sugar with a mixer...

Lava cake

Pre-heat the oven to 180°C and butter a 23cm diameter cake mould (one with a hole in the centre). Mix the flour, baking powder...

Loukoumi, Almond Sweet & Mastiha: The Sweet temptations of Paphos

Loukoumi: The sweet temptation from Yeroskipou The history of this sweet Cypriot delicacy dates back to 1895, when one of the ancestors of the current...

Walnut tart with chocolate mousse and Commandaria sauce

Dough: Beat all the ingredients in a mixer (using the kneading attachment) until they blend into a soft dough. Knead into a ball, cover...

Blushing mahalepi

Boil the water and add the hibiscus flowers. Let them brew for about 30 minutes. When the water turns bright red, strain it and...

Cream with honey

Soak the gelatin sheets in cold water to soften, or put the gelatin powder in 1 ½ tablespoons of water and leave to soak...

Anari cheese and fresh mint bourekia

Use your hands to mix the cream of wheat with the oil and olive oil to distribute it evenly. Add the salt and the...

Rose cream

Pour the milk into a bowl and sprinkle in the gelatin powder (or add the gelatin sheets) and leave to soak for 10 minutes. In...

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Taste

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...