Olive Bread (Eliopita)

Olive Bread (Eliopita)

I love olives. The Cypriot “eliopita”, or olive bread, is a famous bread that many people love. You can find large “eliopittes”...

Orange Easter Bread (Tsoureki)

Orange Easter Bread (Tsoureki)

How can you tell that it is spring where you are? In Cyprus, this is how I can tell it is most definitely spring:I walked by the Mediterranean Sea and...

Tsoureki-Chocolate Cake  (Tsoureki)

Tsoureki-Chocolate Cake (Tsoureki)

Just a quick post to say this is my latest recipe for Taste Magazine – their Easter issue. We are getting pretty close to Greek Easter (Cypriot ...

Cypriot Lasagne (Pastitsio)

Cypriot Lasagne (Pastitsio)

This year I spent Easter in my mom’s village. It’s a village with very few permanent residents – about 100 – but all the child...

Egg Lemon Soup (Avgolemono)

Egg Lemon Soup (Avgolemono)

“Avgolemono” or egg-lemon soup in English is something that every Cypriot household makes. It’s nothing fancy, but it’s a soup...

Cyprus Easter Bread (Flaounes)

Cyprus Easter Bread (Flaounes)

It’s April. I have begun noticing more cheese hanging in stockings outside my aunt’s house. Which means “flaouna”-making season is jus...

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