Daily Archives: July 1, 2007

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Hazelnut Burgers
Makes 8-10

200g hazelnuts
2 potatoes, peeled and boiled
100g barley, boiled
1 medium red onion, chopped finely
2 garlic cloves
1 red chilli, deseeded, chopped finely
1 tbsp mild curry paste
2 tbsp parsley, chopped
2 tbsp coriander, chopped
Salt and pepper
For the crumbs
½ cup pistachios, ground

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Restaurant Review

Ku De Ta
Fine dining with stunning view

The sea is like a magnet. We all love to be in it or next to it. I especially love to dine by the sea and this drew me straight to this stylish, savvy restaurant that looks smart by day and is transformed under the stars.

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A touch of saffron

Add something a little different to your cooking pot
Seasonal Vegetables with Saffron
Serves 6

Large pinch of saffron
2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, sliced
400g tin chopped tomatoes
150ml white wine
500g potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
500g carrots, peeled and cut into chunks

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Tales from the coffeeshop

THE FOUNDATIONS of our society were rocked by the results of school leavers in the end of year Greek exam. Sixty per cent of the kids failed, with the average mark for the whole year being eight out of 20. This failure sparked a host of articles in the press by self-declared specialists, lamenting the falling standards at state schools.

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Cyprus history in opera

CYPRUS’ first opera composer Michalis Hadjiloizou will be having his melodrama 9th of July 1821 – The Song of Kyprianos staged at the Nicosia Municipal Theatre on July 9 under the auspices of Archbishop Chrysostomos II.

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Sheer pandemonium at the airport

As an English woman married to a British Cypriot and for the past 38 years we have been more than regular visitors to the island. However, our experience at the airport last Wednesday can only be described at best as ludicrous and at worst absolutely appalling.

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