Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 21st, 2007

Koupes is a street food we find in Cyprus and one of the most usual place to find them was on Sunday mornings outside the Church yards.  I am not sure if you can still find them outside churches but I know that they are now sold in supermarkets or in confectioneries. Koupes are served […]


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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 13th, 2007

These tasty cheese-filled pastries are finger foods and can be served as appetizers, mezedes, side dishes, and snacks. There are many variations on this recipe using different types of cheeses and herbs. The recipe is included in my cookbook Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water, Flavours of Cyprus, Kopiaste!


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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

Kataifi is a pastry made with a special form of shredded phyllo dough which looks like angel hair pasta but it is soft and can be handled and it does not crumble.   Kataifi is usually used for making sweets which are filled with nuts and cinnamon and then bathed in a syrup.  There are […]


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