Cyprus Almond Shortbread (Kourabiedes)

Cyprus Almond Shortbread (Kourabiedes)

“Kourabiedes” are another Christmas classic in a Cypriot kitchen. They make their appearance every December, and usually disappear within a week (...

Apricot Jam Cookies (Pasta Flora)

Apricot Jam Cookies (Pasta Flora)

(Hi, I posted this recipe last year, but because it is Christmas and one of my favourites I thought I would re-share on the front page. So I’m w...

Making Gingerbread With Friends

Making Gingerbread With Friends

Baking with friends is really fun. If you are also a particularly anal cook, like me, it also serves as an opportunity to really highlight this partic...

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sometimes a cookie is all you need to brighten up your day a little more. During busy weeks, like the one gone by, I often find comfort in the little ...

Ginger Cardamom Snaps

Ginger Cardamom Snaps

I know why Santa Claus is fat. It’s because he can’t stop eating ginger snaps. I LOVE this recipe. I didn’t want to go all out and m...

Cyprus Almond Macaroons (Ergolavi)

Cyprus Almond Macaroons (Ergolavi)

Cyprus Macaroons (“ergolavi”) are traditionally given as “kerastika”. There is no English word for this, but I think it is a v...

Cyprus Butter Cookies (Koulourakia)

Cyprus Butter Cookies (Koulourakia)

 Cypriot coffee and “koulourakia” are like edible perfection. Koulourakia were made for dunking. They are a bit of a stealth cookie. ...

Cyprus Cuisine

“Cyprus Cuisine” written by Christina Loucas is scheduled for release by Whitecap Books in 2o21 in the US, Canada, Australia, the UK and Europe. Christina Loucas shares over 75 recipes that showcase the very best of Cypriot cooking in Cyprus Cuisine.

Cyprus Cuisine