It will help you with Cypriot Dishes:
I thought to give you the name of somemove Cypriot dishes and explain what each one represents so that you know exactly what it is when you are at a Cypriot restaurant.
You can of course photo copy and have it with you on your trip.
Afelia: it is pork cooked in red wine crushed coriander seeds
Arni: it is lamb
Avgolemono: egg and lemon soup
Bourekia: small puff pastries with meat, or cheese and cream with a cheese filling.
Daktyla: almong finger pastries
Elioti: olive bread or pie
Elies tsakistes: cracked green olives with coriander seeds, lemon and crushed garlic.
Fangri: sea bream
Fasolia: haricot beans cooked in a casserole
Feta: salty white cheese usually crumbled on village salads.
Flaounes: Cypriot Easter cakes made with cheese and spices
Glyko: preserved fruits in syrup
Halloumi: firm goats or ewes milk cheese, often served grilled.
Horiatiki salata: village salad of white cabbage, tomatoes, cucumbers, capers, olives, onion, etc.
Houmous: dip from soaked, crushed chick peas
Kapari: pickled caper
Karaoli yahni: snails in tomato sauce
Keftedes: meat balls
Kleftiko ofto: lamb or goat wrapped in foil with herbs and baked in a sealed oven
Kolokotes: pastries stuffed with red pumpkin, raisins and pourgouri
Koupepia or dolmades: stuffed vine leaves
Koupes: cigar shaped wheat cases with meat filling
Loukoumades: doughnuts in syrup
Loukanika: Cyprus sausages
Loukoumia: Wedding shortbread
Lountza: smoked and marinated loin of pork
Moungra: pickled cauliflower
Moussakas: a pie made from layers of minced beef, spices and vegetables with cheese topping
Octopodi krasato: octopus in red wine
Pitta: flat envelope of unleavened bread
Pourgouri pilafi: pilaf of cracked wheat
Ravioli: pastry stuffed with halloumi and mint
Rizi: wheat and lamb pilaf, served at weddings.
Sheftalia: minced pork and herb rissole
Souvla: large chunks of lamb cooked on a spit
Stifado: rich beef and onion stew
Tahini: sesame seed paste, served as a dip
Taramosalata: dip made from smoked cods roe
Trahanas: soup from cracked wheat and yoghurt
Tzantziki/or Talatouri: yoghurt, cucumber and mint dip
Yemista: baked stuffed vegetables with rice and minced beef
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