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 [...]
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!
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 [...]