People of Cyprus have a lot of appetizers
Mèze is a collection of traditional appetizer of the people of Cyprus. In a disk Mèze there are many types contain specialties of the Mediterranean region, such as:
Tzatziki: a salad with yogurt include yogurt, cucumber, garlic, olive oil, mint leaves and salt
Tahini: type sesame local crushed with olive oil, lemon and garlic
Taramosalata: fish roe mixed with mashed potatoes, olive oil, lemon juice and onion
Hummus: made from beans traditional chicken puree mixed with sauce, tahini (butter sesame), olive oil , lemon juice, garlic salt tutoring
Kebabs are usually served with appetizers
Kebabs are grilled meats rather long presence on the island of Cyprus. Kebabs are mainly made from meat such as lamb, pork, chicken or fish. The meat is chopped, marinated spices, skewered and some vegetables, olive oil extra layer scanning. Then skewered meat cooked on the fire for them. Kebabs- often served with Tzatziki and bread appetizer Pita.
Kleftiko is a traditional food of the Greeks. Legend guy named Kleftiko shepherd brought in oven cooked ground lamb with a very special way. He fell into the meat carefully wrapping paper to escape the aroma out. Therefore lamb retain full aroma during processing.
When cooking Kleftiko chef will prepare lamb marinated with lemon juice and cinnamon. Meat will be grilled in clay kilns at least 24 hours.
This is a delicious stew and nutritious of Cyprus. Stifado is made from rabbit meat (sometimes replaced with beef) marinated in wine, vinegar, onions and some other spices such as garlic or oregano.
Stew Mediterranean Moussaka is very popular
This is a stew is the Mediterranean people in general and the people of Cyprus in particular is very popular. Moussaka baked in 1 layer of eggplant and lamb. It is coated with sauce and white sauce kemchelen (made with butter and flour cooked in milk)
Koupepia a traditional appetizer of the Greeks. After it was introduced to the island of Cyprus and modified very tasty. Meat (usually lamb and pork) minced roll with steamed rice with steamed grape leaves and bring.
Ouzo is considered the country’s drug people of Cyprus. White wine such as distilled water, the smell of licorice and weighs about 50 degrees. Ouzo is usually taken as a whole. Sometimes people sophisticate with parsley, clover and cinnamon. If the wine mixed with water and change milky drink with ice. A morning “proper standard” family Cypriots indispensable liquor ouzo with feta cheese and pickled olives.
8. Cypriot Coffee
Coffee in Cyprus produced from Brazilian coffee beans
This traditional type of coffee is very strong because it is produced from fresh Brazilian coffee beans. Most locals drink it in small cups with sugar dissolves.