Stewed Chickpeas (Revithkia)

Stewed Chickpeas (Revithkia)

In Cyprus, we call this dish “revithkia”.  It is a dish that my family makes all the time (too often according to the younger ones in the...

Lemon Rocket Penne

Lemon Rocket Penne

I like my pasta easy. Preferably with what I have to hand. So this is why I really enjoy this recipe. In Cyprus, there is no shortage of rocket and le...

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...

Steaks with Chimichurri Sauce

Steaks with Chimichurri Sauce

Steaks – I was never particularly fond of making steaks. I always found them a bit intimidating. As I have discovered, it’s actually one o...

Mussels in a Coconut Ginger Sauce

Mussels in a Coconut Ginger Sauce

For the longest time, I wasn’t really sure whether I could make a mussel dish in Cyprus – fresh mussels are impossible to find and can be ...

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