Category Archives: mediterranean food

Pizzas pizzas pizzas

In Cypriot here. My friend Antonis was here for a few days and one night we made a few pizzas with Federica’s dough recipe. 600 gr. of village flour made 3 large ones. Pizza the First We topped the first … Continue reading

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Pasta with courgettes and fetta cheese

> From Pasta with courgettes and fetta Στα κυπριακά δαμαί Ingredients (for 4 hungry ones) 500 gr of pasta of your choice 3-4 small courgettes 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic 200gr of fetta cheese lots and lots of dried … Continue reading

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Roast chicken

> This is a nice and simple recipe. Ingredients: 1 chicken, cut into pieces 1 kilo of potatoes 3-4 ripe tomatoes 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, chopped Rosemary 1 glass of white wine ground cinnamon salt pepper Place … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Asparagus, Peas and Mushrooms

Simple recipe this one, but so tasty… Ingredients (serves 4) 1-2 bunches of asparagus (the thinner the better) a few mushrooms (chopped) some peas 2-3 spring onions, chopped chilli flakes olive oil butter white wine salt 500gr spaghetti Wash the … Continue reading

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>The dining table of life

> As someone who lives abroad, I always dread phone calls from Cyprus announcing losses of loved ones. It’s the fate of the voluntarily (or involuntarily) displaced. They always tell you that [insert name of loved one here] is in … Continue reading

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>Things I love about Cyprus

> Every time I go back to Cyprus for holidays (and to see family) I have to readjust to life there, even if it’s just for a few days. It goes without saying that the differences with the UK are … Continue reading

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Cod and spinach bake

For this recipe you can use any kind of white fish, such as cod, haddock or coley. Ingredients Fillets of white fish Lemon juice roughly 250gr of spinach Dill (fresh if possible-dried will do) Mozzarella cheese Olive oil Salt In … Continue reading

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