Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

The main herbs of Cyprus and their uses

Shinos – Σχίνος (Pistacia lentiscus) Arbaroriza – Kiouli – Scented pelargonium Marjoram Makes an excellent tea and is widely used as seasoning in cooking. Resembles oregano and combines perfectly with meat, fish and pasta dishes. It aids digestion, helps to lower blood pressure and blood sugar levels, soothes the throat and is diuretic. Oregano The most popular […]

About Trahanas

A traditional soup made of natural ingredients Trachanas is a food directly related to the Cypriot culture and rural life. Trachanas is a true national dish such that no visitor should have been left without tasting this authentic soup of Cyprus, made only with a few simple natural ingredients, exactly as it was made decades […]

Trachanas (Dried Bulgur in Yogurt)

Trachanas is known as the National soup of Cyprus, quite nutritious, loved not only by Cypriots but tourist as well. You can find Trachana in Greece and the Island as well, made a little deferent from the Cyprus Trachana. In this recipe we will explain how to make Cypriot Trachana at home, have it in […]