Friday, September 10, 2021

Food & Drinks in Cyprus

EuropeCyprusFood & Drinks in Cyprus
  • Cypriot meze (appetizers similar to Spanish tapas) is an art form, and certain restaurants specialize on it. Meze are available in meat or fish varieties, but they often come in a mixed batch, which is very appealing.
  • Kleftiko grilled lamb with herb and lemon flavors.
  • Halloumi (Χαλλούμι) is a distinctively Cypriot cheese produced from a combination of cow’s and sheep’s milk. It is hard and salty while raw, but softens and mellows when cooked, thus it is often served grilled.
  • Taramosalata is typically prepared using taramas, which is salted fish or carp roe. The roe is combined with either bread crumbs or mashed potatoes. It’s seasoned with salt and pepper and topped with parsley, onion, lemon juice, olive oil, and vinegar.
  • Tahini