Traditional cuisine of Cyprus
Meals in Cyprus is diverse and of high quality. Here you will find only fresh products, the best beef, pork, fish and game.
It is worth noting that the Cypriots lived for 20 years and more Russians, and all because their diet contains fresh vegetables and high quality products.
Food in Cyprus
Cypriot cuisine is based on Mediterranean and Oriental culinary traditions.
Popular dishes in Cyprus - meze (all kindssnacks), Greek salad, kebabs, seafood dishes, dolma, tava (a stew with greens), stifado (braised beef with spices, onions, wine and vinegar).
Where to eat in Cyprus?
At your service:
- Restaurants and taverns (in them serves Cypriot, Japanese, Greek, Russian, Thai and other cuisines);
- Cafes and eateries (although here presented and limited assortment of dishes, you will be served quickly and fed a delicious meal).
It is worth noting that many Cypriot restaurants offer their guests after dinner, enjoy coffee and sweets on the house.
Drinks in Cyprus
Popular drinks in Cyprus - coffee, orange juice, frappe (cooling drink based on coffee, milk, water, sugar and ice), zivania (Cyprus whiskey), ouzo (anise vodka), brandy, wine.
Cyprus is famous for its wineries: the most famous are in the Troodos mountains and between Limassol and Paphos (village Zeno, Fikardu, Kilani, Omodos).
The island offers to go tospecial wine sightseeing tours - you should not miss this opportunity. So, you can visit the large wineries (Sodap, Keo, Loel) and taste different wines (Olympus, Nefeli, Pentelemon, Arsinoe), which are made from local grape varieties (Carignan, Mavro, Maratevtiko).
In honor of wine in Cyprus, Limassol, arrangedWine Festival, which is the duration - 10 days (August-September). This massive celebration is accompanied by concerts, shows, comedy shows and, of course, drinking wine.
Gastronomic tour in Cyprus
Gourmets will be to the liking of gastronomic toursCyprus. You can go Pereklisiyu (Limassol): In this village, you will learn the secrets of specialties from tomatoes and other goodies try the local cuisine. In addition, here you will be served with wine from barrels winery Hadzhiantonasa.
Taste the chocolate masterpieces you can by visiting the chocolate factory, located in the village of Pissouri.
Since Cyprus is only allowed to producehalloumi cheese and Anari (their recipes patented), the journey to Cyprus - a great opportunity to try them out, having made the trip, for example, the factory "Mesarka" (Village Afienu).
Visiting the sunny island of Cyprus, you can enjoy a fragrant Eastern Mediterranean cuisine.