Eleni’s Cypriot Battered Zucchini Flowers with Halloumi Recipe

Eleni from @myfamilysfooddiary shares her family recipe for Battered Zucchini Flowers with Halloumi! Eleni’s grandmother would often make these for her family when Eleni was growing up in Cyprus! Sweet, aromatic zucchini-flowers stuffed with a slice of salty, squeaky halloumi, a fresh mint leaf and then lightly battered and fried to delicious golden perfection! YUM!!!! Thank you […]

Greek Grain Salad Recipe | Cypriot style with Blackcurrant and Pomegranate

Original recipe by George Calombaris This Cypriot Grain Salad, originally by George Calombaris, has featured at our Christmas table for the last 12-15 years. When I first started making it, the children were very young and time was always of the essence – so I took a few short cuts and I also did a […]

Eleni’s Cypriot Sour Trahana Soup with Chicken Recipe

For this Meri Month of May recipe we visited our cousins in Cyprus and learned how to make sour trahana and also the much-loved Cypriot Sour Trahana Soup! The EVER-AMAZING Eleni Georges @myfamilysfooddiary takes us step-by-step through both processes, with handy hints along the way! It’s a gorgeous soup, it is reminiscent of a tangy avgolemo soup, […]

Mary’s Cypriot Orange Semolina Cake Recipe

Mary’s aunt in Cyprus shared this recipe with her many years ago. Finding herself with more time at home, due to safe social spacing, Mary has been working through her recipe books bringing to life some of these buried treasures! All photographs supplied by @candlesbynikoletta Click here for “how to” on Instagram highlights. A deliciously moist orange […]

Eleni’s Sheftalies – Traditional Cypriot Pork Sausage Recipe

Eleni’s passion for cooking was ignited as a young girl watching her mother and her nine aunts, all sisters, cooking together and preparing family feasts. Eleni witnessed the joy of cooking, companionship and collective creativity, as she watched these women working together. The food they then shared was infused with all these memories; memories that […]

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