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I’m sorry, but I’ve got a confession to make. I’m burned out. Running on empty. This whole business of going to a restaurant every week takes its toll, you know (I’m not expecting sympathy, don’t worry). 1,619 more words


Greece 5

High Fives

Classic traditional dishes.

stuffed grape leaves

sweet rice/semolina cake

slow-cooked lamb

aubergine and minced meat bake

seafood pilaf… 23 more words

Cyprus 5

High Fives

From the heart of Cyprus. If only every tourist organisation in Europe got it together to employ someone like Filakia Tonia to research and write a booklet on its traditional food. 69 more words


Mountains deliver Sunday best

Limassol restaurant review published in the Cyprus Mail, October 2010

Although it took an age to get around to it, I’ve recently became a huge fan of the CTO’s wine routes after a few days exploring some of the highlights of the Krosochoria. 754 more words


It was well worth the wait!

Earlier on I posted that something was cooking in my kitchen.  Was it worth the wait? You bet it was!

The weather is much cooler now, and hot, comforting food is starting to replace the lighter salads and pasta dishes. 499 more words

Good Food

Venus De Milo Territory

Mylos sounded interesting so we penciled it in. It’s where a farmer dug up the Venus de Milo a few years ago. Most of her is in the Louvre in Paris, except for her arms that disappeared following an altercation between the Sultan’s Governor and the French, who had a brief skirmish over her. 360 more words