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Grandma’s octopus in wine sauce recipe

This is literally my late grandma’s recipe. One of those recipes which have no “right” quantity of each ingredient, but more of a trial-and-error approach. Either way, I did it! Feel free to add more olive [...]

5 tips for the perfect Art de la Table

A beautiful dinner is not just about a beautiful table. It’s not just about amazing food, great company, perfect ambience, good wine, the best dessert. It’s rather…all of the above. I am already trying to contribute [...]

Top 10 Posts for August 2017

10. New Menu at DOT – NICOSIA 9. Huga Studio – NICOSIA 8. I Superfood Bar – LIMASSOL 7. Angel’s Cup – LIMASSOL 6. Tavern without a name – TROODOS 5. Barrafino – NICOSIA 4. Skinny Fox – [...]

Top 10 Posts in July 2017

10. Popcorn girl – NICOSIA 9. Elma & Fred – NICOSIA 8. Tavern without a name  – TROODOS 7. Barrafino – NICOSIA 6. Gin Fish – LIMASSOL 5. Smooothie & Sweetie – LIMASSOL 4. Skinny Fox [...]

Vegan Lentil Burgers Recipe

When my kids were 1 year old and they loved broccoli, sweet potato, spinach and any other amazing veggie you can imagine I really thought my kids won’t be like other kids. They will grow up [...]

So Strovolos has its own wine bar now: Cellar 27

27 Athinon Street, 70009054, Strovolos, NICOSIA, Tue – Thu & Sun 6pm – 1am, Fri – Sat 6pm – 2m. I said it before and I will say it again. I’m glad for openings not located in the [...]

Korniza Baroque

9 Soutsou Street, 22104077, NICOSIA, Mon – Sat 5pm – 2am, Sun Closed. A beautiful garden with an impressive bougainvillea with drinks and a variety of snacks. A review is coming soon. [...]

Easy Greek fava with octopus recipe

I am not fasting but I love the vegetarian foods that come with the season before Easter. I can’t believe it took me 33 years to discover that one of the most super classics Greek starters [...]

Classic Rib Eye Steaks With Peppercorn Sauce, Parisian Potatoes and Honey-Glazed Carrots

Part of the “When Afrodite’s Kitchen Meets Foodsaver” Series If you are ever wondering what to make as an easy and delicious meal for two, you can’t go wrong with a classic steak. This rib-eye steak [...]

Tsoureki recipe by Kalopesas (Cyprus Easter Orange Bread)

Sometimes I wonder who created the Easter Bunny? Think about it. It’s a giant rabbit that has a basket full of chocolate Easter eggs. Anyhoo, I’m all for any occasion to hide chocolates around the house. [...]

No Fail Pizza With Cyprus Village Flour

I worked really hard this week to come up with a no-fail pizza dough and saucier-than-saucy tomato sauce. This resulted in me making 3 pizzas for lunch … for myself. Parr-tay. We were a little low [...]

Bougatsa (Lemon & Orange Blossom Custard in Filo)

“Bougatsa” is a Cypriot dessert (well, I think it’s originally Greek, but we make it in Cyprus too). It is an orange-blossom and lemon semolina custard encased in filo and dusted with cinnamon and icing sugar. [...]