The 10 best restaurants in Paphos by TripAdvisor
When it comes to dining out, there is nothing better than having the best recommendations. It is the only way to choose a restaurant correctly. On the TripAdvisor website, we found many of the reviews of travel-related content.
Let us talk about Zivania
The world is full of spirits, without a doubt. And there are all kinds: there is a great variety of substances from which it can be produced, including fruits, cereals, vegetables, and grains. All this results in a distilled beverage from alcoholic fermentation. The best-known grape brandies are Brandy, Cognac, Pisco, Singani, Grappa, Orujo, and Zivania. We invite you to learn a little more about this last spirit, so characteristic of Cyprus.
One of the oldest wines in the world: Commandaria wine
We know that wines have an ancient tradition. There are current wines that have kept their production process to this day. When it comes to wine, very few know that Cyprus is known for the oldest appellation of origin in the world: Commandaria.
Halloumi probably the most famous product in Cyprus
Halloumi is a semi-hard cheese made from fresh sheep's and goat's milk. It has an elastic and fibrous texture, derived from a curd that is cooked, put in brine, and to which mint is sometimes added. Mint is key in its preparation and acts as a protector to prevent the proliferation of bacteria. This cheese is world-famous and is probably one of the best-known Cyprus products outside the country.
A traditional Cypriot Meze
Greece and Turkey highly influence the exquisite gastronomy of Cyprus. Due to its geographical position and history, Cypriot cuisine takes many characteristics from both countries. Fish, wines, salads, and coffees are the most common foods and preparations at the table. Among the main dishes that can be offered, the meze stands out as a succulent aperitif served before the meal.
Maratheftiko and other varieties of grapes in Cyprus
Grapes love the sun. The more sun they receive, the higher the sugar level and, therefore, the higher the concentration. Grapes also need cool nights to achieve acidity and freshness in flavour, as well as dry weather to protect against disease and humidity.
Cyprus, from Souvlaki to Sheftalia
According to the tradition, this dish is a set of up to 30 different dishes with the specialities that have been cooked in a restaurant or a tavern throughout the day.