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 ...

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...

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. ...

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”, published by Whitecap Books in 2021, is now available for purchase. Christina Loucas shares over 80 recipes that showcase the very best of Cypriot cooking.

Cyprus Cuisine