Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

About Soujoukos & Palouzes (information)

In older times, traditional sweets were made from the boiled thick grape juice which apart from honey was the only other available sweetener. Such sweet grape products were especially made in village clusters that produced grapes in abundance. In 1801 Clarke noted that, “perhaps there is no part in the world where the vine yields such […]

Sousoukos recipe

Ingredients: 10 cups grape 10 tablespoons full of flour 4 sprigs kiouli (armparoriza) 2 sprigs VASILITZIA (Royal) 100 almonds or walnuts Method: First inflate almonds in cold water. Once we move to soften the thick string with a thick needle the one next to some other horizontal. The we tie the two ends and tafinoume […]

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 […]