Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Baking Cyprus recipes

Tyropsomo me Halloumi (Cheese-Bread with Halloumi) Halloumi Cup Cakes (Cheese Muffins) Paskies me Prozimi (Lamb and Cheese Pie with Sourdough) Cypriot Black Olive Pies Kolokotes (Squash Pastries) Glystarkes (Sweet Sesame Rusk’s) Flaounes (1) (Easter Cheese Pastries) Easter Flaounes (2) Eliopita (Black Olive Bread) Chicken pies Cyprus pitta recipe Kattimeri Cyprus recipe

Flaounes (Easter Cheese Pastries)

History of Flaounes: Flaounes is a Cypriot Cheese Pastry which is connected directly to Greek Orthodox Easter. During the Easter feast days, in every Cypriot Greek Orthodox house you happen to visit, from the biggest town to the smallest village, you will come across to Flaounes. Every Cypriot house wife makes more than the family […]

Cyprus Recipes – Easter Flaounes

Ingredients Yeast dough 1 ½ lbs (750gr) strong plain flour 1 sachet easy bake yeast 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons sugar 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil water to mix Cheese filling 12oz flaouna cheese or 8oz (250gr) cheddar cheese 4oz (100gr) halloumi 1 tablespoon flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 tablespoon crushed dried Mint […]

Cypriot Desserts

Loukoumades (fried doughballs in syrup), Loukoumia, Ravani, Touloumbes and Baklavas are some well-loved desserts. There are also Pastish, cookies made of ground almonds, that are offered to guests at weddings. Flaounes are savory Easter pies that contain goats cheese (or a variety of cheeses), eggs, spices and herbs all wrapped in a yeast pastry, then brushed with egg […]