The heart of every Cypriot home is the kitchen, so food plays a major role in the Cypriot Christmas celebrations.
Local bakeries bake loaves of Christopsomo (Christ Bread), normally accompanied by dried figs, nuts and honey, which are typically eaten on Christmas Eve. Familiar dishes such as stuffed turkey, often locally-reared, and roast chicken and roast lamb are also traditionally served on Christmas day. Also very popular are the traditional cakes such as ‘kourabiedes’, a delicious small almond cake coated in icing sugar, ‘melomakarona’, traditional honey cookies, and ‘finikia’, a kind of walnut pie.
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