Category Archive: Chef’s Choice

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

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

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

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

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Marinated fried Fish (Psari Savoro)

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Cypriot Recipes Marinated fried Fish (Psari Savoro)   This is a classic Cypriot cold fish dish that is either served as a starter or as part of a Meze dish in Cyprus (snacks typically served… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Cypriot Doughnuts (Lokma/lokmades)

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Cypriot Recipes Cypriot Doughnuts (Lokma/lokmades) Lokma is a traditional Turkish and Turkish Cypriot dessert made of flour, sugar, yeast and salt bathed with syrup or honey. Lokma was first cooked by the sultan’s… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Artichokes with eggs

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Cypriot Recipes  Artichokes with eggs The globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus) is a variety of a species of thistle cultivated as a food. The edible portion of the plant consists of the… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Baked Macaroni (Pastitsio / Fırında Makarna)

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Cypriot Recipes Baked Macaroni with Minced Meat  (Pastitsio / Fırında Makarna) Pastitsio (from Italian “pasticcio”), sometimes spelled pastichio, is a Mediterranean baked pasta dish including ground beef and béchamel sauce in its best-known form. In… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Lamb Stew – Tavas

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Cypriot Recipes Lamb Stew – Tavas Tavas is one of the most traditional and popular dishes in Cyprus. For those who don’t like the strong taste of lamb use beef! Especially suitable for… Continue reading

Chef´S Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Beef Ravioli – Kaloirka

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Cypriot Recipes Beef Ravioli – Kaloirka Kaloirka is a traditional Cypriot recipe, which is a pasta dish filled with minced veal or beef, similar to meat ravioli, maybe a remnant from the Venetian… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Chickpea Puree – Hummus

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Cypriot Recipes Chickpea Puree – Hummus Hummus or houmous is a Levantine food dip or spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. Today, it… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Winter Warmers (Hot Chocolate) – Part 3

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Chef´s Choice Winter Warmers (Hot Chocolate) Part 3 by Ralph Kratzer After our successful mini-series about soups as winter warmers, published over the last weeks, we continue now with recipes for people who like it… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Winter Warmers (Hot Chocolate) – Part 2

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Chef´s Choice Winter Warmers (Hot Chocolate) Part 2 by Ralph Kratzer After our successful mini-series about soups as winter warmers, published over the last weeks, we continue now with recipes for people who like it… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Winter Warmers (Hot Chocolate) – Part 1

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Chef´s Choice Winter Warmers (Hot Chocolate) Part 1 by Ralph Kratzer After our successful mini-series about soups as winter warmers, published over the last three weeks, we continue now with recipes for people who like… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Winter Warmers (Soups) – Part 3

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Chef´s Choice Winter Warmers (Soups) – Part 3 by Chef It’s now been a few months since our dear friend Nigel Watson died. On the internet forum “northcyprusforum.net”, launched and mainly operated by… Continue reading

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