Food

It’s not all about Sheftalia & Lountza, Cypriot baked goods are one of a kind, and they’re vegetarian!

By Leila Thanopoulos ‘Eliopita’  This one’s for the olive lovers. An ‘eliopita’ is a Cypriot olive pie which is made with basic components of the Mediterranean diet, such as olive oil, onion, flour, mint, and of course, olives!   ‘Tahinopita’  No authentic Cypriot entree dish is complete without a dip of tahini, but it’s even better when it’s used in sweets and pastries like ‘Tahinopita’ an a...

You will never find so much smoke in one place: TSIKNOPEMPTI in Cyprus!

“Tsiknopempti” marks the beginning of the Carnival celebrations. It is the day when all Cypriots consume enormous amount of meat dishes. “Tsiknopempti’’ got its name from the Cypriot word “tsikna” which refers to the characteristic smell of meat that is cooked on the charcoal. This festive day predisposes the consumption of meat and other products which will be “prohibited” during the Easter fasti...

Ouzomezedopoleion

Amazing news: Cyprus made it in the list of  “52 Places to Go in 2017” as these are featured on New York Times. We are happy to the Number 21 on the list with the top 52 suggestions with top destinations for 2017. More specifically, the New York Times wrote: “A cultural and culinary renewal on a Mediterranean island. The Cypriot city of Paphos has prepared a slew of events for it...

Don’t miss out on the Limassol Wine Festival 2016

by Stavros Poyiadjis  With a long-lasting history in carnival celebrations, Limassol municipality organises the 55th Wine Festival at the Municipal Gardens in  Limassol. The event will take place from Friday the 25th of August until the 4th of September 2016. Every year more tourists show interest in this festival. This year, Limassol Municipality added new ideas which will make the event more app...

Summer at Jimmy’s Kitchen. You have to try this!

Jimmy’s Kitchen in Engomi, Nicosia has opened its gates for exquisite summer tastes. The tables are out, the balconies are open and a brand new “summer-ish” menu is ready to awaken all your senses and please you. The new menu contains improved refreshing seasonal salads such as watermelon salad, served with Greek feta cheese and rocket and also the very cool Crete salad with traditional Cretan dac...

Το Elliniko Restaurant in Nicosia, is here to surprise us!

The authentic Elliniko (Greek) Ouzomezedopoleio located in Engomi area, next to Hilton Park Hotel, continues to surprise us with its wide range of dishes from the authentic Greek cuisine. With only 8,90euro per person, you can choose one first and one main course from a selection of 24 delicious suggestions. Start with uniquely prepared Greek appetizers such as “politiki salad”, the fr...

An amazing option for the boxing day!

Jimmy’s Kitchen, located in Engomi, is now in festive mood, awaiting you for another memorable culinary experience. With the addition of new dishes which are perfect for the cold days of winter, the restaurant is an ideal option for your holidays! The new dishes are simply delicious. Wonderful starters, including stuffed Portobello mushrooms and gruyere lountza, an amazing salad with quinoa ...

5 Reasons why People choose Cyprus for their holidays!

By Avraam Hirodontis Sun, sun and more sun! In the winter time, the average time of sunshine per day reaches 5.5 hours. Seems little? How about this? Here in Cyprus, during an average summer day the total sunshine time goes all the way up to 11.5 hours. So forget all about dull and gloomy weather, grab your sunblock and a pair of sunglasses and book your tickets to Cyprus. Endless kilometres of sa...

Probably the best Japanese Option in Paphos!

The Samisen Japanese teppanyaki restaurant is located in Coral Bay in Paphos. This amazing restaurant offers genuine Japanese cuisine in an absolutely genuine Japanese environment. Amazing cooking shows take place right in front of your eyes, by the friendly and skillful chefs. The excellent combination of quality food and reasonable prices, the excellent service and a comfortable family environme...

Enjoy Jimmy’s Kitchen at Home!

Jimmy’s Kitchen is great at dining in but we’re also fantastic for taking out!           Amazing dishes, always with Jimmy’s touch! Take-Out: 22355580 Delivery: 77777786 View the Take-Out / Delivery Menu here   Found out more on: Jimmy’s Kitchen Page Conact info: 28th October street, Engomi, Nicosia – 22355580

A Truly Gifted Cypriot Artist Recreates Famous Paintings On Cakes

The Cypriot artist Maria Aristidou has made a name for herself creating art from food. As you can see on her Facebook page, she initially began using coffee and cotton as her medium, creating lush works from the simple combination. However, the artist has now moved on to an even more appetizing canvas – cake. Working with a local bakery, Maria has recreated some of the world’s most famous painting...

When Cypriots are Abroad, they feel way more… Cypriot!

It is true and absolutely logical. When Cypriots are abroad, away from their motherland Cyprus, they somehow feel more… Cypriots! They value more their tradition, they give credits to every Cypriot custom and they really love it when they come across anything that reminds them of their beloved country. It is statistically proven that when people are away from their home country, they automat...