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 […]

Cyprus Seafood

Baccaliaros Tiganitos (Fried Dried Cod) Barbounia Savoro (Red Mullet in Savory Sauce) Octapodi Krasato (Octopus in Wine Sauce) Octapodi Ksithato (Pickled Octopus) Psaria Plaki (Baked Red Snapper) Psari Savoro me Tomates (Mullet in Savoury Tomato Sauce) Cuttlefish cooked with its ink Octopus Salad Fried Fish in Raki Sauce

Cyprus Salads

Cyprus Tambouli Salata (Crushed Weed Salad) Lachanosalata (Cabbage Salad) Maroulosalata (Lettuce Salad) Pantzarosalata (Beetroot Salad) Salata me Halloumi & Psita Lahanika (Salad with Halloumi & Grilled Vegetables) Taramosalata (Fish Roe Dip)

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 Mezedes – starters

Mezedes is a large selection of dishes with small helpings of varied foods, brought to the table as a progression of tastes and textures. The meal begins with black and green olives,tahini, skordalia (potato and garlic dip), humus, taramosalata (fish roe dip), and tzatziki, all served with chunks of fresh bread and a bowl of mixed salad. Some of the more […]