Cypriot Coffee – A characteristic part of the island’s coffee-shop culture
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  • Gastronomy |
  • April 16 - 2018

Cypriot Coffee – A characteristic part of the island’s coffee-shop culture

Cypriot coffee, made of finely ground coffee beans in a long handled pot called a “mbriki”, is a characteristic part of the island’s coffee-shop culture.     The coffee is made of one heaped teaspoon of coffee, added to cold water and some sugar. You can add the amount of sugar you want, based on how sweet you want your coffee to be – sweet would be “glykis” , medium ...

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  • St Raphael Resort |
  • Gastronomy |
  • March 28 - 2018

Traditional Pastelaki with a modern twist: enjoy the full recipe

Traditional Pastelaki with a modern twist: enjoy the full recipe

Forget about the traditional pastelaki you know. This time, we propose to you, not an ordinary pastelaki, but rather, an extraordinary one. Enjoy the full recipe!     Traditional Pastelaki Treats recipe – Serves: 8 to 10 Ingredients: 1 cup sesame seeds 2 cups salted peanuts 1/2 cup raw cashew nuts 1/4 cup cane sugar 5 Tbsps honey 1/2 cup dried fruits 100 grams milk or dark ...

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  • St Raphael Resort |
  • Culture |
  • March 20 - 2018

The sanctuary of Apollo Hylates

The sanctuary of Apollo Hylates

The sanctuary of Apollo Hylates dedicated to the God of Woodland   The Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates is an ancient monument dedicated to the God of Woodland who was thought to be the protector of Kourion. The sanctuary is located about 2.5 kilometres west of the ancient rural city of Kourion, at Episkopi, in Limassol. Apollo Hylates Apollo Hylates. During the Ancient times, the Sanctuary was one of the most important religious ...

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Potamos Liopetriou – A rare treat

Potamos Liopetriou – A rare treat

  The Potamos Liopetriou, a long sinuous estuary of a small river lined on both sides with traditional Cypriot fishing boats, is three kilometres west of Agia Thekla.     Two tavernas overlook the river. the Potamos which is situated about halfway down the crowded river bank and the Demetrion which is situated next to where the river disgorges into the bay beside a small sandy beach and a pretty ...

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Lania – the village that got its name from the daughter of the God of Wine
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  • October 19 - 2017

Lania – the village that got its name from the daughter of the God of Wine

Lania is a small traditional village located only 25km from the centre of Limassol, which has been brought back to life over the past few years, by locals and foreigners. It is no coincidence that ...

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