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Traditional Sweet Tahini Pies (“Tahinopittes”)

November 7, 2018

I decided to highlight this post from 2013 as it’s one of my favourites. It’s…

Apple Sponge Meringue Cake

March 5, 2015

This recipe – believe it or not – actually has roots in Cyprus, though I…

Making Gingerbread With Friends

December 8, 2014

Baking with friends is really fun. If you are also a particularly anal cook, like…

Rabbit Onion Stew (Rabbit Stifado)

September 14, 2014

  What’s the first dish that you make when you move into a new house?…

Savoury Meat Doughnuts (“Koupes”) … Not As Hard As I Thought!

August 20, 2014

It is almost the end of August. In the last few days, the weather has…

Cypriot Pancake Things aka “Katimeri”

July 13, 2014

Have you ever thought about what makes you happy? A while ago my wonderful friend…

“Baklava” Inspired Cake aka Orange Blossom & Pistachio Cake

June 10, 2014

Cakes. Do you really need a reason to bake a cake? I used to think…

Lasagne (“Pastitsio”) & Scenes From A Cypriot Easter

April 24, 2014

This year I spent Easter in my mom’s village. It’s a village with very few…

Octopus Stew with Mrs Aggela (Oxtapodi Stifado)

April 3, 2014

I have my grandma’s hands. I can tell because they are very small and the…

Bougatsa with an optional Coconut Twist

March 6, 2014

Who out there has a food ritual? I have two. The first is eating cheddar…

Honey Doughnuts – Loukoumades

January 2, 2014

“I’m still writing 1997 on my checks” – Sarah Silverman. That’s kinda how I feel….

Ginger Cardamom Snaps

December 11, 2013

I know why Santa Claus is fat. It’s because he can’t stop eating ginger snaps….