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...

Christmas Bread (Christopsomo)

Christmas Bread (Christopsomo)

For a moment, I thought I had run out of Cypriot Christmas dishes to make. A Cyprus Christmas – for me – involves almond shortbread “...

Orange-Brandy Cake (Vasilopita)

Orange-Brandy Cake (Vasilopita)

Thank you 2013. Goodbye 2013. You were a wonderful year. I took a photography course. Started my food blog. And met a guy. So all in all, I liked 2013...

Rack of Lamb with Sweet Potato Mash

Rack of Lamb with Sweet Potato Mash

It’s December, which means I am typically hosting quite a few dinners. This year is a bit different. My flat is empty, save for some basis and r...

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 ...

Baklava

Baklava

Top 5 Tips To Making Perfect BaklavaDoes anyone else think that baklava sounds like balaclava? yes, yes?? OK it doesn’t matter. Today we are tal...

“Cypriot Cooking” Out Fall 2020

“Cypriot Cooking” written by Christina Loucas is scheduled for release by Whitecap Books in Fall 2020 in the US, Canada, Australia, the UK and Europe. It is sure to evoke culinary memories of anyone with a connection with Cyprus. Click the link below to buy off Amazon Canada, or click here to find out where to buy it in your country.