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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...

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...

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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Halloumi cheese fingers

Ingredients Serves: 2 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 175g (6 oz) halloumi cheese, cut into sticks 1 dessertspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano freshly ground black pepper to taste Method Prep:5min ›...

Two fatal road accidents today in Nicosia

Two fatal road accidents took place on Monday morning in Nicosia, philenews reports citing police sources. The first accident took place at a bus stop...

China trades sanctions with U.S. in row over Uighur Muslims

China announced "corresponding sanctions" against the United States on Monday after Washington penalised senior Chinese officials over the treatment of minority Uighur Muslims in...

Bahrain top court upholds death sentences against two activists

Bahrain's highest court upheld death sentences against two activists for bombing a convoy and killing a police officer, after convictions that human rights groups...

Cyprus has lowest projected old-age dependency ratio in EU-report

Under the baseline scenario of the latest population projections issued by Eurostat, the EU’s population will continue to grow older. This can be illustrated by the old-age dependency ratio,...