Pastitsio – Cypriot Pasta Bake


Preparation info
  • Serves


    (with leftovers)
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Lavender & Lovage: A Culinary Notebook of Memories & Recipes From Home & Abroad

By Karen Burns-Booth

Published 2019

  • About

This is one of my most requested meals by friends and family. It’s a fabulous recipe for a crowd that does take some time to prepare, but it can be assembled ahead of time before cooking. It’s pure Cypriot flavours, with the warmth of cinnamon and the freshness of mint adding to the overall unctuousness of the creamy Béchamel sauce and lightly spiced ground beef and pork, that’s layered between soft pasta. Serve this with a large Greek style salad for a fabulous Mediterranean meal. NB: The