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Pumpkin Coconut Soup

If now is not the time for a comforting hot soup then when is? This soup is very hearty, mildly sweet from the pumpkin but at the same time it has a kick of spice from [...]

Carrot-Ginger Soup with Foodsaver Stores

I came to Cyprus from Canada in the hopes that I would bask in sunshine, get a tan, and stock up on my Vitamin D. Instead, I have been (pleasantly, because Cyprus needs the rain) surprised [...]

Beef Bourgoignon

Tender, flavourful, rich and comforting. A classic Beef Bourgoignon recipe made to impress a small group on a cold night, on a family lunch or any other day you feel you need homemade comfort food. Ingredients [...]

Pork Stew with Foodsaver Stores

It’s really interesting how easy it is to make stew, and generally casserole meat. All you have to do is use good meat, a lot of fresh herbs and let it cook for a long time. [...]

Cheesy spinach pasta bake recipe

Why is cheese considered to be comfort food? Is it because it’s salty? Warm? Or just yummy? Whatever the case, this pasta bake was ideal on the first Saturday of December. Apart from being yummy, I [...]


Chrysanthou Mylona 5, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Tel: 25 368837 Mon-Sat 11:00-22:00 They say the most important thing in life is to be grateful. Taking that into consideration I then have to firstly thank the ENTERTAINER. Not for [...]

Buffalo Wings and Rings

Georgiou ‘A 58, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Tel: 25 622229 Mon-Sun 12:00-00:00 When you hear “American cuisine” what comes to mind? Fried chicken? Burgers? Chicken wings? Indulgent Mexican food? . Well, apparently Americans took the best of everyone else’s [...]

Roast Duck

The festive season is here-ish and I got in the cooking spirit quite easily. I’ve made roast lamb several times but the time has come to go a step further into something different, something equally (if [...]

Salted Caramel Brownies

Do I really need to introduce these brownies? No, they are not sugar-free, gluten-free or vegan but honestly, they are delicious. I don’t find this combination old, on the contrary. I think it’s here to stay! [...]

Pizza Mine

Iosif Hadjiiosif avenue, Strovolos, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) 102 Keryneias avenue – Aglantzia, LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) Georgiou I, Germasogeia (before Apollonia Hotel) – Limassol, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Tel: 7777 5200 Mon-Sun 11:00-23:00 You know what they say…you can never have [...]

Carrot cupcakes with cashew frosting

Meet my latest obsession: cashew frosting. It’s actually better than sugar frosting. Paired with carrot cakes tastes even yummier! Organic carrots, honey, delicious apple and pear sauce and raw cashews are just a sample of the goodness [...]

Mac ‘n’ Cheese Recipe with Foodsaver Stores

Usually Mac ‘n’ Cheese wouldn’t need an intro because everyone loves it. This, however, is a special recipe for a couple of reasons. Firstly, it’s by Jamie Oliver so it’s more adventurous and more aromatic with [...]