Sweet Grape Jelly (Palouze)

Sweet Grape Jelly (Palouze)

“Palouze”, or Cyprus grape jelly, is in my opinion most delicious when served warm. It has a jello-like texture with a hint of orange-blos...

Cyprus Almond Macaroons (Ergolavi)

Cyprus Almond Macaroons (Ergolavi)

Cyprus Macaroons (“ergolavi”) are traditionally given as “kerastika”. There is no English word for this, but I think it is a v...

Cyprus Easter Bread (Flaounes)

Cyprus Easter Bread (Flaounes)

It’s April. I have begun noticing more cheese hanging in stockings outside my aunt’s house. Which means “flaouna”-making season is jus...

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...

Walnut Sweets (Karidaki Glyko)

Walnut Sweets (Karidaki Glyko)

I have developed a new-found respect for people who make “karidaki glyko”. I really thought it would only take a few days at most. Cue my ...

Cyprus Butter Cookies (Koulourakia)

Cyprus Butter Cookies (Koulourakia)

 Cypriot coffee and “koulourakia” are like edible perfection. Koulourakia were made for dunking. They are a bit of a stealth cookie. ...

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