Rabbit Onion Stew (Rabbit Stifado)

Rabbit Onion Stew (Rabbit Stifado)

What’s the first dish that you make when you move into a new house? It’s taken me some time to get settled into my new apartment in Cyprus...

Savoury Meat Doughnuts (Koupes)

Savoury Meat Doughnuts (Koupes)

It is almost the end of August. In the last few days, the weather has begun to turn ever so slightly. It’s telling me that autumn is around the ...

Cypriot Pancake Things (Katimeri)

Cypriot Pancake Things (Katimeri)

Have you ever thought about what makes you happy? A while ago my wonderful friend who I met on Instagram – Linda Hyldal – asked me if I wo...

Chocolate Strawberry Tart

Chocolate Strawberry Tart

It was my friend’s birthday the other week so I made him a dessert. I wasn’t going to post the recipe, so I only took one photo of it. But...

Artichokes & Peas In Tomato Sauce

Artichokes & Peas In Tomato Sauce

Seriously, is it May already? It’s almost summer and I have decided to try and get in shape. Not just for summer. But kinda for summer. But part...

Spinach Pies (Spanakopita)

Spinach Pies (Spanakopita)

It has only rained 3-4 times since I have arrived back in Cyprus in January. It’s hard not to feel like spring has arrived here, with temperatur...

Honey Doughnuts - Loukoumades

Honey Doughnuts - Loukoumades

“I’m still writing 1997 on my checks” – Sarah Silverman. That’s kinda how I feel. But it’s definitely 2014 because...

Butternut Squash Pies (Kolokotes)

Butternut Squash Pies (Kolokotes)

Is anyone else ready for cold weather, clouds, rain and the onset of winter? Or is it just me. I love the fact that Cyprus is sunny and warm virtually...

Azarole (

Azarole ("Mosphila") Jelly

This week I was introduced to “mosphila” (azarole) jam. I am glad I was introduced. In fact, I was surprised that we hadn’t met befo...

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