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Fasolia
Article by Marina

Boiled white beans with carrot, potato and parsley are one of the simplest, healthiest and most delicious meals you'll find in any Greek household.

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Pilafi Bourgouri me fide (Bulgur Wheat Pilaf with Vermicelli)
Article by Rena

Bourgouri (πουργούρι) as it's known in Cyprus or Pligouri (πλιγούρι) as it's known in Greece has been part of the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines for thousands of years.

Here in Cyprus it's a particularly popular dish, that's tasty, low-fat and more nutritional than rice. Bulgar Wheat is a  Read more

Tahini
Article by Marina

Tahini is a well-loved sauce in Greek cuisine, made from roasted, ground sesame seeds. The sauce is most popular in Cyprus, where it's used as a dip to accompany any family meal, or in the traditional Cypriot kebabs ('souvlakia').

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Strapatsada
Article by Marina

A delicious meal that our grandmothers used to make. It's made with scrambled eggs cooked in a tomato, oregano and garlic sauce. 

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Yoghurt
Article by Marina

This simple yoghurt recipe is easy to make and doesn't require any special gadgets or machines. It's the authentic recipe used by shepherds in Cyprus, who'd come home with their day's milk and turn it into yoghurt.

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Olive cake - Eliopitta
Article by Rena

This is a cake version of the cyprus olive bread and pies that are traditionally baked in wood fired ovens. Olive bread and pies prepared in modern commercial ovens are now readily available throughout Cyprus city bakeries.

They are however still  also prepared and baked in their true original form in many Cyprus villages. This cake version uses the same basic savoury ingredients a  Read more

Cinnamon buns
Article by Marina Savvides

Cinnamon buns are gaining in popularity in both Greece and Cyprus. They bring back a flavour memory of a traditional Greek bun.

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Okra recipe: simple summer cooking
Article by Marina

This is an easy one-pot meal, perfect in the summer time when okra - or 'bamies' - are in season. It's the kind of meal that our mothers and grandmothers would cook last thing at night or first thing in the morning so the family would always have a pot of cooked food sitting on the stove.

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Kolokasi - Taro
Article by Rena

Kolokasi  (Taro in English), is a root vegetable that originates in southeast Asia and Malaysia. In Europe it's hard to come by and is only grown in substantial quantities in Cyprus and the Greek island of Ikaria. There are different Taro root varieties but the variety grown in Cyprus is known as Colocasia Esculanta.

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Lamb or Goat with Quince (Kidonato - Κυδωνάτο)
Article by Marina

‘Kidonia’, quinces, are a beautiful fruit.  They can even be used just for decoration, and really bring a space to life! This is a recipe for the popular 'kidonato' Greek dish - meat slow cooked with quince.

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GEOGRAPHY CAKE (KEΙΚ ΓΕΩΓΡΑΦIΑΣ)
Article by Rena

An all-time family favourite and a must for having the grandkids over :-) A great accompaniment for tea and coffee or a nice cold glass of homemade lemonade!

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Youvarlakia recipe: Meatballs in egg and lemon soup
Article by Marina

Frugality has made Greek women plan and stretch!  During hard times, our mothers and grandmothers would make a whole family meal with only a handful of mincemeat. Youvarlakia is one of those family meals! A a simple, nutritious and tasty meat ball soup with egg and lemon sauce.

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Fresh Black Eyed Beans - Louvi Fresko
Article by Rena

As  a child I remember watching my mother cook this dish and how we all usually ended up playing a part in the preparation process.

A big pile of the fresh black-eyed beans sitting in a tray on our veranda on a hot summer's day and everyone joining in to help shell the beans from the pods....if we wanted to eat by lunch time!

It's such loving memories  that probably  Read more

Moussaka recipe
Article by Marina

Moussaka is possibly one of the best known Greek dishes, and for good cause – it is delicious! It involves a lot of work, but the end result is worth it.

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Sharlotta
Article by Rena

Sharlotta is a light, cool, refreshing, welcoming and nutritious desert.  It’s a very popular desert on a hot summer evening in Cyprus, when people sit in their gardens or verandas enjoying the jasmine-scented breeze. 

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Orange cream
Article by Rena

This is a beautifully refreshing dessert to make when oranges are in season. The custard-like orange cream (or ‘krema portokaliou’) is a particular favourite for grandmothers to make for their grandchildren, who call it ‘kremoula’.

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Pastitsio or Makaronia tou Fournou
Article by Rena

Pastitsio is a dish for those special days when you have the time to prepare it. You need an hour for preparation, but it’s well worth it! Pastitsio - also known as Makaronia tou Fournou (or oven-baked macaroni) – is ideal for parties and picnics as it’s enjoyed both hot and cold. 

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