The tahini paste used to make tahini dip is called tashi in Cyprus. It is made with hulled, toasted sesame seeds and most likely arrived in Cyprus from the Middle East, where it continues to be a staple in both Arab and Israeli cooking. It was mentioned as an ingredient in Arab cookery all the […]
Tzatziki dip is a popular condiment with variations found in Greece and neighboring countries. The flavors in tzatziki come from herbs, yogurt, garlic, and cucumber. Coming from a Turkish word often defined as “an herb salad with yogurt” tzatziki is served with meat, pita bread, and vegetables. The sauce originated in the cuisine of the […]
The village salad is yet another crucial component of mezes in Cyprus. It may also be served as an accompaniment for a beef stifado. The Cypriot village salad is a variant of the Greek salad and is a light, refreshing salad that is suitable for almost any occasion. Other names for it include the country […]
Relive your holiday in Cyprus with a homemade traditional Cypriot meal. Most of these recipes are fairly easy, so they are great to experiment with.