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Cyprus sweet treats!

I just found these images from Cyprus and got suddenly very very hungry for syrupy goodness. My stomach is actually twinging with longing. The above pictures are from a lokmades feast we had. We had a mountain of the delicious … Continue reading

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Mushroom Stroganof Pi Pielets

I have stopped cooking. Which is why there have been no posts for a very long time. I got knocked up and completely lost my food imagination and any desire to cook. I have been eating, but generally sticking to … Continue reading

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Bourekia tis anari (from Kopiaste)

I have vivid memories of making dhaktyla and bourekia with my grandmother. There would be a production line of rolling, stuffing, squishing, frying, dipping and eating. My capacity for eating these delicious sweet treats was limitless despite not really having … Continue reading

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Roast baby tomato, basil, lentil and danish feta / blue cheese tarte tatin with rocket

I am not usually the pastry person but I had to suck it up and face the puff. The pi captain and my mum (who we were staying with transitionally while waiting for our furniture to arrive) were working late, … Continue reading

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Spinach and ricotta pie-lets with strawberry, sundried and baby tomato reduction (and asparagus and almond flakes)

Oooo, its been a while. I have been eating. I just haven’t been at home. So I have a bit of a backlog of deliciousness. This is the meal Dean and I cooked before I went gallivanting off to the big city. … Continue reading

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Vanya’s Spanakopita (spinach and feta pie)

On my sister’s last night she cooked for us. Inspired by a friend’s recipe, she made a version of Spanakopita, which is a spinach pie. Spinach is in season at the moment and you can pick up 3 bunches from … Continue reading

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Butternut, lentil, blue cheese and rocket tarte tatin (upside down pie)

Sjoe I am full. This dish is a bit richer than our usual week night dinners, but its easy and looks oh so impressive. Again, I found myself scrounging around for ingredients after running up and down a very steep … Continue reading

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