Delicious sun-kissed recipes from the heart of the Mediterranean
Greek Cypriot food is a melting pot of delicious flavours: simple Mediterranean salads; classic ingredients like feta, a squeeze of lemon and fresh oregano; cinnamon-infused stews; orange-blossom scented pastries.
TAVERNA, takes the best of traditional Cypriot cooking and makes it relevant to modern home cooks. From simple vegan fast-day dishes to feasts for the family, there is something delicious for every mood and moment.
These delicious recipes relive sun-kissed Mediterranean holidays and simple taverna-style meals.
“This spectacular book is filled with comforting, delicious recipes and wonderful writing. Authentic and heart-filled, this masterpiece of a cookbook gives an insight into one of the oldest and greatest cuisines on the planet. ”
“This is a book I can completely relate to. Georgina's Cypriot heritage shines through so naturally in her stories & recipe choices... which are real, beautifully written & accessible to all. They take me personally right back to my grandparents' table.”
“There couldn’t be a better voice for Greek-Cypriot cuisine and culture than Georgina Hayden’s. It is a culinary masterpiece that beautifully evokes the country’s rich heritage”
“Taverna brings a joyful, sun-splashed touch of the Mediterranean to your kitchen”
“Taverna… beautifully evokes the writer’s Greek-Cypriot heritage and culture”
Food and Travel
“Taverna… brings a touch of Cypriot sunshine into your kitchen”
“Taverna, is a masterpiece that brings together decades of watching, learning and documenting these recpies”
Jessica Salter, Daily Telegraph
“Taverna is a labour of love for Georgina… [who] is at once respectful of tradition, but also happy to embrace innovation”
“Hayden adds a modern slant to recipes, as well as offering some of the classics… lovely”
“This book is a must if you’re as obsessed with the flavours of the Mediterranean as I am”
Laura Jackson, Marie Claire