Looking to explore the world of Cypriot cuisine?
Discover the ultimate collection of Best Cypriot Cookbooks & Recipe Books!
Uncover traditional flavors, tantalizing aromas, and mouthwatering dishes, all while delving into the rich culinary heritage of Cyprus.
Indulge in authentic recipes that capture the essence of this Mediterranean paradise.
Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a curious food enthusiast, these cookbooks will transport you to the enchanting world of Cypriot gastronomy.
Get ready to embark on a culinary adventure like no other with these must-have guides to Cypriot cooking.
Top 9 Cypriot Cookbooks
Here is the list of Cypriot Cookbooks
- Cyprus Cuisine by Christina Loucas – Best Overall
- Ripe Figs: Recipes and Stories from Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus by Yasmin Khan – Editor’s Choice
- Oklava Recipes from a Turkish-Cypriot Kitchen by Selin Kiazim and Photography by Chris Terry – Best for Turkish-Cypriot Cuisine
- Kopiaste Most Traditional Cook Book on Cyprus Food by Amaranth Sitas – Best for Traditional Recipes
- Aegean: Recipes from the Mountains to the Sea by Marianna Leivaditaki – Best for Greek and Cypriot Dishes
- Taverna by Georgina Hayden – Best for Mediterranean Flavors
- Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water, Flavours of Cyprus, Kopiaste by Ivy Liacopoulou – Best for Cypriot Cuisine
- Meliz’s Kitchen by Meliz Berg – Best for Family Cooking
- Under the Olive Tree: Recipes from my Greek Kitchen by Irini Tzortzoglou – Best for Greek Kitchen
Cyprus Cuisine by Christina Loucas
Dive into the vibrant world of Cypriot cuisine with Christina Loucas’ cookbook.
This beautifully photographed book features over 80 mouthwatering recipes, ranging from drinks to desserts, soups, salads, small bites, breads, and pastries.
Born to Greek-Cypriot parents and raised in Canada, Loucas left her career as an international arbitration lawyer to pursue her passion for food and photography in Cyprus.
Cyprus Cuisine showcases the fusion of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavors that make Cypriot food so unique.
With its easy-to-follow recipes, stunning visuals, and heartwarming stories, this cookbook is a must-have for anyone looking to explore the rich culinary traditions of Cyprus.
Ripe Figs by Yasmin Khan
Yasmin Khan’s “Ripe Figs” is a delightful journey offering mouthwatering recipes and heartwarming stories from Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus.
This cookbook is more than just a collection of recipes; it’s a celebration of culture, resilience, and the power of food to bring people together.
With dishes like Pomegranate Chicken and Sumac, Cypriot Potato Salad, and Fig and Peach Tart, you’ll be transported to a world of vibrant flavors and comforting meals.
So, grab your apron and get ready to explore the culinary wonders of the Eastern Mediterranean with our Editor’s Choice, “Ripe Figs”.
Oklava Recipes from a Turkish-Cypriot Kitchen by Selin Kiazim
This cookbook is a delightful celebration of traditional dishes from Cyprus, where Kiazim’s culinary DNA is firmly rooted.
With influences from the Mediterranean, Southern Europe, and the Middle East, the recipes in this book offer incredible flavor combinations unique to the region.
From home-cooked meals to modern interpretations of Turkish-Cypriot cooking, you’ll be rolling up your sleeves and channeling your inner chef in no time.
So, grab your apron and get ready to embark on a delicious journey through the vibrant world of Turkish-Cypriot cuisine.
Kopiaste Most Traditional Cook Book on Cyprus Food by Amaranth Sitas
Most Traditional Cook Book on Cyprus Food by Amaranth Sitas is a delightful gem for those seeking authentic Cypriot cuisine.
This cookbook not only offers mouthwatering recipes but also dives into the customs and traditions of Cyprus, making it a cultural experience as well.
Although it may lack in photos, the book more than makes up for it with its engaging descriptions and examples of Cypriot traditions.
With a 4.13 rating on Goodreads, this 96-page treasure is sure to bring a smile to your face and a rumble to your stomach.
So, kopiaste, and let’s dig into some delicious Cypriot dishes!
Aegean Recipes from the Mountains to the Sea by Marianna Leivaditaki
This cookbook is more than just a collection of recipes; it’s a love song to Crete and its cuisine, with each recipe introduced by a memory or an explanation of the tradition behind it.
Marianna’s passion for her homeland shines through every page, and her stories aggregate almost into memoirs, providing an inviting glimpse into her lovely childhood memories of growing up on Crete.
The photography is gorgeous, warm, and rustic, making this delightful cookbook a must-have for anyone looking to explore the flavors of the Aegean.
So, grab your apron and get ready to embark on a mouthwatering journey to the heart of Greek and Cypriot cuisine!
Taverna by Georgina Hayden
Dive into the sun-kissed world of Cypriot cuisine with “Taverna” by Georgina Hayden, a cookbook that brings the Mediterranean’s best flavors to your kitchen.
This delightful book is like having access to Cypriot friends who share their special recipes with you.
Award-winning food writer Georgina Hayden combines her Greek-Cypriot roots with modern twists, creating dishes that are both accessible and exciting.
The recipes are generally easy to follow, with a relaxed tone that makes cooking a breeze.
From cinnamon-infused stews to orange-blossom scented pastries, “Taverna” is a treasure trove of culinary inspiration.
So, grab your apron and get ready to embark on a delicious adventure that will make you rethink what Mediterranean food is all about.
Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water, Flavours of Cyprus by Ivy Liacopoulou
This delightful cookbook features over 150 traditional Greek-Cypriot recipes, complete with a brief history, clear instructions, useful tips, and mouthwatering pictures.
The book is well-organized, with details on preparation time, cooking time, and portions.
It’s also accessible and informal, often including step-by-step photos and anecdotes.
With a focus on the Mediterranean Diet, many of the recipes are nistisima (vegan), making it perfect for those observing Orthodox fasting periods.
So, get ready to kopiaste (invite) your friends and family to a Cypriot feast they won’t forget!
Meliz’s Kitchen by Meliz Berg
Meliz’s Kitchen by Meliz Berg is a delightful cookbook that brings the vibrant flavors of Turkish-Cypriot cuisine to your kitchen.
This No. 1 Sunday Times Bestselling author shares 100 no-fuss, family-friendly recipes that showcase the melting pot of spices and flavors from her heritage.
Divided into nine mouth-watering chapters, the cookbook offers simple, easy-to-follow recipes that even inexperienced cooks can follow and succeed with.
From traditional breakfasts and pastries to oven-baked dishes, slow-cooked feasts, and barbecues, Meliz’s Kitchen is perfect for those seeking luxurious comfort food or quick, family-friendly meals.
With its warm and engaging tone, this cookbook is sure to become a family favorite, making it the perfect choice for our “Best for Family Cooking” award.
Under the Olive Tree: Recipes from my Greek Kitchen by Irini Tzortzoglou
Dive into the world of Greek cuisine with “Under the Olive Tree” by Irini Tzortzoglou, the 2019 MasterChef UK champion.
This stunning cookbook offers over 80 mouthwatering recipes, ranging from everyday dishes to festive feasts for Christmas, Easter, and dinner parties.
Irini’s passion for Greek ingredients and flavors shines through as she shares her wisdom, stories, and personal touches in each recipe.
Not only is she a fabulous cook, but she’s also a great teacher, eager to guide readers through the culinary delights of her beloved homeland.
So, get ready to impress your guests and bring sunshine to your table with this delightful cookbook!
Final Say So!
Embark on a gastronomic journey to the heart of Cyprus with these top-tier cookbooks.
From traditional Cypriot dishes to modern Mediterranean delights, these books are your passport to a world of culinary wonders.
Whether you’re a seasoned chef or just starting out, these guides are a treasure trove of flavors, stories, and inspiration.
Dive in, explore, and let your taste buds revel in the magic of Cypriot cuisine.