Recipes

Just click on any of the list below and it will take you to the recipe.

Bread

Pittas

Beans  cannelini beans with celery and carrot

Bourekia Anaris     little deep- fried cheese parcels

Carob Cake 

Kolokopittas           little pumpkin pies

Koubepia                stuffed vine leaves

Koucha                   Broad beans

Porgourri Pilaffi   bulghur wheat pilaffi

Shamali                “kalon prama”  semolina cake

Soushouko

Sifado         Rabbit stew

All these and more are in

“Androula’s Kitchen-Cyprus on a Plate”

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Just click on the book and you can read all about it as well as purchase your very own copy at a special rate..

 

 

Rabbit stew

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Paphos Re-visited

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My last post on this blog before I moved here was about Paphos in the throws of being restored/re-modelled, I expressed concerns about how it would look and how it would be executed. 2017 was the year Paphos represented Cyprus as a city of culture  in Europe and while the work was being carried out it was chaos  the roads were impossible to navigate in the centre and queues of traffic were everywhere. The pavements were non existent for pedestrians  with uneven surfaces everywhere and shopkeepers were frustrated and angry that their shops became inaccessible resulting in loss of trade and income. Many closed, we hoped temporarily but fears were this newly rejuvenated  part would end up a ghost town.

We are well into 2018 now and still it is not entirely finished but the work that has been done and I would say that is about 95% now, is better than I among many would have hoped for. The restoration on buildings has been sensitively carried out, the new blends excitingly with the old and many innovative ideas have been executed exceedingly well. I have posted just a few photos which illustrate this.

There has been a recent surge in murals which add a vibrant feel to the place these too are of excellent quality, every time I visit I see new examples. A new  and varied group of cafes has opened up attracting the young as well as some interesting artisan/boutique shops. Although some of the old shopkeepers have returned some just could not bear the loss of income and had to close.

 

We all hope the future will be bright for old Paphos and will watch its future development with interest.

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