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Words of the Week 12/2015 – George Bernard Shaw

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Words of the Week 12/2015 George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Lamb or Pork with Potatoes, Onions and Celery

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Cypriot Recipes Lamb or Pork with Potatoes, Onions and Celery Celery is used around the world as a vegetable for the crisp petiole (leaf stalk). The leaves are strongly flavoured and are used… Continue reading

Words of the Week 11/2015 – Socrates

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Words of the Week 11/2015 Socrates Socrates (470/469 – 399 BC) was a classical Greek (Athenian) philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy. He is an enigmatic figure known chiefly… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Deep fried Potatoes with Lemon and Coriander

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Cypriot Recipes Deep fried Potatoes with Lemon and Coriander Coriander is native to regions spanning from southern Europe and North Africa to southwestern Asia. The dry fruits are known as coriander seeds. The word coriander in food… Continue reading

Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy – April 2015

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Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy April 2015 By Ralph Kratzer The Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy continue and have become a regular popular… Continue reading

Words of the Week 10/2015 – Friedrich Nietzsche

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Words of the Week 10/2015 Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer. He wrote several critical texts on… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Fried Aubergines with Tomatoes

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Cypriot Recipes Fried Aubergines (Eggplants) with Tomatoes Although it’s technically a fruit (a berry, to be exact), the aubergine is used as a vegetable. It’s native to South-East Asia, but is grown all over… Continue reading

Hash House Harriers in the TRNC – A Brief History of the Hash House Harriers

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Hash House Harriers in the TRNC A Brief History of the Hash House Harriers by tfrsecretary (by courtesy of Richard “Brad” Bradley) Ancient Harriers Hash House Harrier roots extend back to the old English schoolboy… Continue reading

More than two million migratory birds killed in Cyprus

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More than two million migratory birds killed in Cyprus Intro by Ralph Kratzer Our readers may remember that last year we published several articles concerning the topic “illegal trapping of migratory birds in Cyprus”… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Hellim/Halloumi Cheese Turnovers

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Cypriot Recipes Hellim/Halloumi Cheese Turnovers When we speak of the Cypriot cuisine, we come sooner or later to Hellim or Halloumi, a product that is considered to be THE typical speciality of Cyprus and… Continue reading

Words of the Week 9/2015 – Johnny Depp

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Words of the Week 9/2015 Johnny Depp John Christopher “Johnny” Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) – Dr Sibel Siber will give a speech

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Dr Sibel Siber will give a speech By tfrsecretary As part of our series of lectures of well-known persons in public life of Northern Cyprus Dr Sibel Siber will… Continue reading

South Cyprus – Tales from the Coffeeshop: How to explain Nik’s Putin pandering?

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Tales from the Coffeeshop: How to explain Nik’s Putin pandering Introduction by Ralph Kratzer Usually my favorite author of the Greek Cypriot online newspaper Cyprus Mail is Loucas Charalambous who always writes scathing comments on politics… Continue reading

Words of the Week 8/2015 – Anne Frank

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Words of the Week 8/2015 Anne Frank Annelies Marie “Anne” Frank (12 June 1929 – early March 1945) was a diarist and writer. She was one of the most discussed Jewish victims of… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Stuffed Vine Leaves (Koupepia/Dolmades)

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Cypriot Recipes Stuffed Vine Leaves (Koupepia/Dolmades) Dolma is a family of stuffed vegetable dishes common in the Middle East and surrounding regions including the Balkans, the Caucasus, Russia, Central Asia. Common vegetables to… Continue reading

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