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8th mediterranean cooking event – Cyprus

18 comments May 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Blogevents, Recipes

The 3dr largest island in the mediterranean is Cyprus. Geographically the island belongs to Asia, politically though to Europe. The island of Cyprus has seen a lot of history and the influences on the cuisine are versitile. Not only Ottoman, Arabic and Greek culture has influenced the local cuisine, also traces of northern European and Asian influences can be found due to the collonial times.

The 8th Mediterranean Cooking Event has started and the topic is:


Start date is the 10th of May 2010.
End date is the 10th of June 2010.

The winner receives this great cookbook :

Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes by Tessa Kiros

These are the RULES:

Who can participate?
Everyone that blogs and loves food.

What do I have to do to participate?

1. Cook a dish from the actual country of focus.
2. Post the recipe on your blog. Mention the event with a backlink and include one of the banners in the recipe post or on your blog in general.
3. Leave a comment with a trackback (backlink) to your recipe here (below), so we all can find

How is the winner chosen?

After the event has finished I will put up a poll

on the blog that includes all participants. You will have 2 weeks time to vote for your favourite dish.

Can I participate with more than 1 recipe?

Yes, you can. All recipes participate the poll.

Banners you can take along:

(just copy the HTML code and paste it into your blog)

Banner 130 x 130

8th mediterranean cooking event - Cyprus - tobias cooks! - 10.05.2010-10.06.2010

Banner 130 x 250

8th mediterranean cooking event - Cyprus - tobias cooks! - 10.05.2010-10.06.2010

Banner 500 x 112

8th mediterranean cooking event - Cyprus - tobias cooks! - 10.05.2010-10.06.2010


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  1. [...] Don’t forget to check out the current event! [...]

  2. [...] I am sending this recipe to Tobias, of Tobias Cooks for his 8th Mediterranean Cooking Event:  Cyprus. [...]

  3. Here is my entry for Cyprus:

  4. I join and send in this fresh and simple recipe
    Tzatziki in Cyprus known as ttalattouri

    greetings to all ….. LYAN

  5. and more…

    1. calamaris (inktvis) met boter citroen en knoflook
    calamari with butter lemon and garlic

    2.broodjes met Kaneel en Kardemon
    Cinnamon and Cardamom Buns‏

    3.kikkererwten salade met rode ui peterselie koriander en feta
    Chickpea Salad with Red Onion Parsley Cilantro, and Feta

  6. [...] recipe goes to Tobias, of Tobias cooks, for his 8th Mediterranean Cooking Event, featuring [...]

  7. Here is another post:

  8. Hello all ,here is another post off my : Moussaka, a delicious dish from the oven

    don’t forget to translette it’s all there !!!

    Ivy may…strawberrie i cant wait to eat out off my garden.

    Tobias and all have a nice day

  9. I just found out about your great event Tobias. All of the recipes so far are stunning. Here is my entry

    Warmest Wishes, Val

  10. [...] Her you can see the famous rock that is also on the banner of the current cooking event! [...]

  11. I would like to participate in this event and have posted a gyros sandwich and tzatziki sauce with a link to your event.
    Thank you Tobias for this lovely event.

  12. Sending another recipe Stuffed peppers and tomato
    Regards to all

  13. [...] friend Tobias is hosting a Food Event and this time the island of Cyprus takes the stage. This dish with the grilled Halloumi Cheese from Cyprus fits the bill! Tobias is a personal chef who [...]

  14. Tobias, here’s my entry for your food spotlight on wonderful and delicious Cyprus:


  16. Sesame crackers with fresh thyme
    do not know why this link had not been posted but still enjoy this delicious Craker of sesame to many strains of mezze
    Or am I too late now?.

    Have a nice day ……………. Lyane

  17. [...] [...]

  18. Can you please send me details of your next competititon, move over for the best cooker in cyprus!!!

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