Cypriot Pancake Things (Katimeri)

Cypriot Pancake Things (Katimeri)

Have you ever thought about what makes you happy? A while ago my wonderful friend who I met on Instagram – Linda Hyldal – asked me if I wo...

Chocolate Strawberry Tart

Chocolate Strawberry Tart

It was my friend’s birthday the other week so I made him a dessert. I wasn’t going to post the recipe, so I only took one photo of it. But...

Chocolate Bergamot Bundt Cake

Chocolate Bergamot Bundt Cake

I think this may be one of the best things I have ever made. It’s always nice when you 1. make things with fruits that have literally been picke...

Phyllo Semolina Custard Pie (Bougatsa)

Phyllo Semolina Custard Pie (Bougatsa)

Who out there has a food ritual? I have two. The first is eating cheddar cheese and chive potato chips with cottage cheese in front of the TV, which h...

Green Tea & Coconut Truffles

Green Tea & Coconut Truffles

Confession: I don’t really think this recipe has anything to do with Cypriot food. It’s not remotely related. All of my posts relate to Cy...

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 ...

Carob-Chocolate Brownies

Carob-Chocolate Brownies

Charles M. Schulz:  ‘All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.’I tend to agree. This weekend I wander...

Honey Doughnuts - Loukoumades

Honey Doughnuts - Loukoumades

“I’m still writing 1997 on my checks” – Sarah Silverman. That’s kinda how I feel. But it’s definitely 2014 because...

Mocha Truffles (with Cyprus Coffee)

Mocha Truffles (with Cyprus Coffee)

If I was stranded on a desert (or dessert – haha) island and had only one choice of chocolate dessert, I think I’d choose truffles. There ...

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...

Tahini Rolls

Tahini Rolls

I have spent a good week learning how and perfecting the art of making “tahinopittes” – the very traditional Cypriot sweet tahini pi...

Cyprus Cuisine

“Cyprus Cuisine”, published by Whitecap Books in 2021, is now available for purchase. Christina Loucas shares over 80 recipes that showcase the very best of Cypriot cooking.

Cyprus Cuisine