Cyprus cuisine is mainly Mediterranean with lots of fresh vegetable, fresh fish and special meat dishes. The element that characterizes the Cypriot cuisine is the freshness and the variety of dishes that you will find. The Cypriot cuisine due to its Greek and Middle East influences offer some unique dishes and culinary experiences. Among the dishes you would expect to be served in most of the Cypriot restaurants are meat of fish based meze, afelia, sheftalia, koupepia, stifado, kleftico, loukanika, lountza and halloumi cheese.
However, Cyprus being a Mediterranean island has a lot of fresh fish dishes to offer. In Pafos you can also enjoy International cuisines from Asian, to European and Middleastern.
Theos Seafood Restaurant
This charming family run seafood restaurant has been established since 1962. The old stone structure building right on the harbour promenade makes it an ideal and pleasant dining spot. Its name has become synonymous with good, fresh food, made strictly from traditional home made recipes. The menu is quite varied with fresh fish and seafood being the house specialities. Open daily from 11am till late, all year round.
The history of the Loukoumi Geroskipou and Koufeta Amygdalou Geroskipou begins in 1895.
Throughout the years and the standing of time, the products’ reputation surpassed the Cypriot boundaries and are now exported to many countries worldwide while visitors to Geroskipou and Paphos always seek to buy the products to take back home with them. More importantly, they are the first products to be granted the protected Geographical Indication (PGI) by the European Union and so the Loukoumi Geroskipou and Koufetta Amygdalou Geroskipou are now recognized worldwide and heavily promoted by the European Union.
The Loukoumi Geroskipou is a confectionary product with sugar being its main ingredient. It has a jello texture, intense sweet taste and it is shaped small cubes. The product is offered in various flavours and packages which vary according to the added aroma.
It is offered covered with icing sugar or desiccated coconut topping. Nuts, or/and honey, or/and bitter chocolate can be added to the product during production. The difference between Loukoumi Geroskipou from other similar products with other names is its vigour, elasticity and reduced sweetness. Also no glucose or gelatine are used in the production of the Loukoumi Geroskipou. It is mainly served as a dessert, coffee accompaniment, wedding treat or as a treat in various events.
Koufetta Amygdalou Geroskipou
The second Cypriot Product after Loukoumi Geroskipou to be awarded with PGI. Fresh locally grown almonds are roasted before they are slowly covered with sugar syrup, resulting in a soft shell that simply melts in your mouth.