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...

Borscht Soup

Borscht Soup

Soup. I always want to learn more soup recipes. Especially this time of the year. Soups are soothing, easy to make and hearty, if you make them that w...

CHICKEN THIGHS IN MUSTARD SAUCE

CHICKEN THIGHS IN MUSTARD SAUCE

I am always looking for new ways to cook chicken. I like this recipe because I feel like it makes chicken fancy. And the sauce is the kind that you wa...

Lamb Shank Tagine With Apricot

Lamb Shank Tagine With Apricot

I eat a lot of lamb in Cyprus. Well, I tend to think a lot of people who are meat eaters in Cyprus tend to eat a lot of lamb in Cyprus. This is an eas...

Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

Chicken fajitas is a dish that I ate many times when I was growing up.  I liked taking the time to make my own fajita, picking the toppings that I am...

Lountza & Pea Risotto

Lountza & Pea Risotto

Just popping in to share a quick recipe. Final touches now on the book. So I am all for easy to make meals at the moment. Risotto is a very easy to ma...

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...

Chili Beef Stir Fry

Chili Beef Stir Fry

I like to eat beef because I feel like my body craves the iron. Whether or not this is medically true, I don’t know. It is however true accordin...

Cyprus Cuisine

“Cyprus Cuisine” is scheduled for release by Whitecap Books in 2o21. Christina Loucas shares over 75 recipes that showcase the very best of Cypriot cooking.

Cyprus Cuisine