To Cyprus without enjoying the traditional dishes here is a pity. For Cypriot people, the quality of the dishes is very important. They value food as much as oxygen in the air. Because of that, Cypriot cuisine is very good for health.
A Cypriot meal includes appetizers, special delicacies and salads, main dishes and dessert sweets. There are also traditional coffee and traditional drinks of this island nation.
Grilled pork, sweet lamb stew, roasted marinated chicken, fresh fish, seasonal fruits and vegetables, green vegetables, halloumi cheese will make you fall in love, passionate. Plus, it’s hard to forget the unique aroma of natural herbs and spices mixed together.
The dishes are enjoyed with all hearts and often displayed on large plates and bowls. This is because Cypriots often prepare for unexpected guests to appear at dinner.
Family gatherings are usually small, fun parties, covered by love, laughter, wine and ‘Zivania’ (a type of wine that is the soul of this island nation).
The geographical and historical location of Cyprus has created an interesting combination of Greek, Turkish, Arabic and English cuisine. Traditional ‘meze’ (a mixture of flavors) is a popular dish served in most pubs in Cyprus. This dish includes a variety of small, rich and delicious small meals.
When you visit Cyprus, don’t miss the chance to visit one of the traditional pubs. Here, you will enjoy the unique flavors that will definitely soothe your taste buds.