Tag: cyprus food

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...

Loukaniko Pitsilias – Pitsilia Sausage

Pitsilia sausage is produced in the Pitsilia region from pork minced meat that is “cooked” ( matured) in the dry red wine of the...

Hiromeri

For a taste of the real Cyprus, you should try a glass of wine or perhaps the fiery spirit zivania accompanied by one or...

Tahinopita (Tahini pie)

A Tahinopita is a sweet pastry that is made of tahini paste (roasted sesame seed puree), with local carob syrup. Although enjoyed all year...

Zaladina

Zalatin was a homemade food made by the housewives from the pig's head, ears, tongue, eyes and jaws! Zaladina is a gelatine and pork dish...

13 traditional Cypriot dishes you need to try

Toumatsia “Toumatsia” is a type of handmade spaghetti which one encounters in the area, the making of which has been passed down from generation to...

Trachanas Soup (Cracked Wheat)

Ingredients: (Serves 4) 1 cup Trachana (cracked wheat in soured milk) 8 cups water or stock Halloumi cheese Salt (optional, as Trachanas is usually already salted) Freshly ground black pepper Preparation: Soak...

Tsamarella

Tsamarella is a dish of goat meat that is considered to be a delicacy as part of the meze meal. Large pieces of fatty goat...

Loukanika / Pastourma

The traditional, spicy village sausages known as Loukanika and Pastourma are both cured in a similar fashion and both contain red dry wine, salt,...

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