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...

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”...

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 ...

Sweet Tahini Pies (Tahinopittes)

Sweet Tahini Pies (Tahinopittes)

I decided to highlight this post from 2013 as it’s one of my favourites. It’s all about how to make tahinopittes, which I think a lot of p...

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 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 (...

“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.