Cactus-Pear Fruit Salad (Papoutsosiko)

Cactus-Pear Fruit Salad (Papoutsosiko)

I have always had a love-hate relationship with cactus pear. I love the way they taste. I hate the fact that they are so hard to clean. Not knowing th...

Chocolate Ice Cream

Chocolate Ice Cream

It’s 2 September. Officially the end of summer. But I am living in end-of-summer denial. I love spring. Summer is fantastic. Even the winter per...

Orange-Bergamot Lemonade Soda

Orange-Bergamot Lemonade Soda

It’s August 21. What are you doing these days? Is it still summer holiday, or are you preparing for the fall? For me, it’s not a terribly ...

Halloumi & Mint Scones

Halloumi & Mint Scones

This is a combination of Cyprus flavour with an English tradition, the scone. The end result: halloumi & mint scones. It is a twist on the traditi...

Fig Jam With Pepper & Balsamic Vinegar

Fig Jam With Pepper & Balsamic Vinegar

This is going to be a quick post because this is my last night in Canada and I still have a zillion (ok 10) things to do before I head back to Cyprus ...

Blueberry Pancakes with Carob Syrup

Blueberry Pancakes with Carob Syrup

It’s the height of summer. And I am back in Canada for a month.  There is a gentle warmness about the weather. And the days are long, so plenty...

Anari & Maple Syrup

Anari & Maple Syrup

This week my aunt went away on holiday and gave me some fresh “anari” cheese. I know people enjoy “anari” with honey and carob...

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 80 recipes that showcase the very best of Cypriot cooking in Cyprus Cuisine. Featuring traditional and modern dishes that are sure to delight anyone with a taste for Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavours, Christina invites the reader into a Cypriot kitchen that can be accessed from anywhere in the world.

Cyprus Cuisine