Don’t you just love it when the mothers of your friends are great, open-hearted cooks? And that when you are stopping by with your friend after exploring the countryside they will treat you like royalty by preparing some on-the-spot local food for you to indulge in? 🙂 I hereby present the sádji pan and skills … More No11. Homemade goodness
Most of the times I am on my way from Nicosia to the Troodos mountain range for a hike, I will make a stop at the traditional bakery and local products store called “O Dípiros Ártos” (Ο Δίπυρος Άρτος) in Akaki village. It is right on the side of the main road in a traditional … More No10. Traditional Food Products: Check!
Pa – pou – tsó – si – ka! “Shoe figs”, what don’t you get?! 😀 I don’t know about you, but I find it very funny that in Cypriot Greek we call the prickly-pear, Opuntia ficus-Indica cactus plant (of Central-American origins) “papoutsosikiá” (παπουτσοσυκιά). Turkish-speaking Cypriots call it the báboutsa plant. The word for the … More No8. Papouts….what?!