Ivy on February 15th, 2008

Can you think of a better way to start your breakfast? I am sure you can, but here’s a kind of breakfast we have in Cyprus. It’s a a Halloumi cake, with lots and lots and lots and lots of mint. It’s so easy to make and yet you just can’t have enough of it.  […]


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Ravioles is a Cypriot pasta dish, similar to ravioli, having its roots probably from the Venetian times.  In Cyprus this pasta dish is filled with aged halloumi and the pasta is cooked in chicken broth. A few days ago my son came back from Crete and some friends from Crete, Sophia and her family, from […]


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Ivy on November 2nd, 2007

Halloumi is a Cheese, indigenous to Cyprus, well known for its unique taste.  It is manufactured from a mixture of goat’s and sheep milk.   It has a high melting point, and so can easily be fried or grilled. The cheese is white, with a distinctive layered texture and has a creamy, salty flavour.   It has […]


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