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Cyprus Cuisine and Food





Brandy Sour

Brandy Sour
Brandy Sour is the drink of Cyprus. It combines local brandy with the fresh tang of Cyprus lemons. The ingrediants used are lemons squash, brandy, angostura, soda and lots of ice cubes.

Moussaka

Moussaka
Moussaka may have its roots in Greece but no-one makes individual moussakas in terracotta pots quite like the Cypriots, do. The moussaka is layered with a white sauce then baked. Its best eaten while still hot, this dish is usually served during festive seasons.

Macaroni Pastitsio

Macaroni Pastitsio
This dish, like any other country, is loved by all, the young and old. Its delicious to be eaten right after baking. Although the preparations stays the same, the ingrediants may vary from different countries. In Cyprus, the special ingrediant includes halloumi cheese, cinnamon, bechamel sauce and nutmeg.

Barbecued Halloumi cheese

Barbecued Halloumi cheese
This is a special dish, made by the population of Cyprus. This dish is baked adding Halloumi cheese, then placed under a hot grill and grilled on both sides until golden brown. The slices are then served on a warm plate with the dressing poured over. Garnish with sprigs of coriander or flat parsley before serving, eaten together with toasted pitta bread.

Grape Tart

Grape Tart
This delicacy, is one of the favorites among younger generations. The grape tart is bakes in large quantity's, for serving purposes. Serve well while chilled.

Okra stew

Okra stew
No visitor to Cyprus should miss this delicious local stew. The ingredients are hardly complicated but the combination gives a flavour of its own. This is a great Cypriot favorite and makes a good vegetarian dish. Served while hot.

Melomakarona Honey soaked buns

Melomakarona Honey soaked buns
To make the bread, hone is used in a large quantity. The ingredients can be changed for sugar, instead. The buns are inkled over coarsely ground almonds before serving.

Kalimeras Halloumi

Kalimeras Halloumi
There's nothing lighter, more refreshing or tastier than this dish, grilled or fried until it's beautifully brown and served alongside a combination of crisp lettuce, raddiccio, fresh Cyprus tomatoes and Greek dressing. Add some bread, a glass of fresh Cyprus orange juice and you have a meal that will brighten up your day.


 

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