Cyprus Passion

Eggplant in tomato sauce

What you will need4 – 5 large eggplants2 large onionsGarlic to taste1 large tablespoon of tomatoe paste2 cups of grated tomatoes (fresh or canned)1 tablespoon of vegetable stock powder1/5 cup of white wineSalt to tastePepper to taste3 tablespoons of Dried Oreganon½ cup of Olive oilFetta cheese (optional) Instructions: First cut...

Makaronia me Kima (Spaghetti with minced pork meat)

What makes the Cypriot version of spaghetti bolognese so good? It must be the halloumi on top! Here’s our Makaronia me kima (Spaghetti with minced pork meat) recipe. Ingredients½ kg minced meat1 medium onion, chopped finely1 garlic clove, minced1 cup of water1 cup of tomato sauce1 tsp cinnamon1/2 cup of olive oil (100gr.)1 small bay leaf1/2 teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon sugar1/2 tablespoon black pepper1 cube...

Baklava Recipe

One of the most delicious and most popular desserts worldwide, definitely not a Cypriot dessert but we eat it a lot in our island! Here’s our baklava recipe:Ingredients1 pack of filo pastry for baklava4 cups of grated walnuts (raw and unsalted)10 tbsp. sugar2 tbsp. breadcrumbs1 +1/2 cups melted unsalted butter3...

Greek custard pie – Galaktoboureko

A recipe my mum sears by and has cooked over and over (and over and over). We urge you to try this galaktoboureko recipe at home ASAP.Warning: It make cause addiction.Ingredients1 pack of filo pastry (same as filo sheets used for baklava), 450-500 gr.250 gr. melted unsalted cow butterSyrup3 cups...

Spinach Rice (Spanakorizo)

Spanakorizo, a tasty, fastin option, that can be serves as main course or as a side to your meat / fish dishes.Ingredients800 g spinach, rinsed and roughly chopped1 large onion, finely chopped1 large pepper (preferably yellow or red) finely chopped3 cups of water1 cup of carolina rice1 tablespoon of dill,...

Gemista (stuffed vegetables)

Gemista, "stuffed vegetables" is one of the most delicious dishes of the Cypriot cuzine which gives you the opportunity to utilize any extra tomatoes, peppers or any vegetable you may have in your fridge and can be stuffed! Many households choose the veggy version of the dish but in our...