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Summer Peach Crumble with Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

June 25, 2015

It’s most definitely summer fruit season. The markets are filled with cherries, strawberries, and the…

Kourabiedes Recipe, Preparation For Filming with Heart Cyprus (!)

December 5, 2014

Every year I make these Cypriot almond shortbread cookies called “kourabiedes”. I think they are…

Cypriot Almond Balls & Raspberry Bday Cake

April 17, 2014

It’s a pretty special birthday for me. I turned 34 this year and while not…

Cyprus Almond Shortbread (“Kourabiedes”)

December 9, 2013

“Kourabiedes” are another Christmas classic in a Cypriot kitchen. They make their appearance every December,…

Honey Cookies (“Melomakarona”)

December 5, 2013

“Melomakarona” are cookies sweetened with honey and spices. In English, I’d call them “honey cookies”….

Double Chocolate Biscotti

November 24, 2013

I know it’s too early for Christmas, but at the same time I feel that…


October 31, 2013

Top 5 Tips To Making Perfect Baklava Does anyone else think that baklava sounds like…

Dried Fig Granola Bars

October 21, 2013

OK, so granola bars don’t scream Cyprus cooking. But, it doesn’t mean you can’t put…

What’s Growing On In The Village :: September

September 17, 2013

RECIPES WITH FOODS CURRENTLY IN SEASON: Grapes:  Palouzes :: Soushoukos :: Roasted Grapes Almonds: Ervogali…

Cyprus Almond Macaroons (Ergolavi)

September 5, 2013

Cyprus Macaroons (“ergolavi”) are traditionally given as “kerastika”. There is no English word for this,…

Nuts Dipped In Sweet Grape Jelly (Soujoukkos)

August 4, 2013

“Soujoukkos” is literally nuts, mostly almonds or walnuts, dipped in “palouze” a form of Cyprus…