Sheftalia traditional Cypriot sausages are commonly found in Nicosia and throughout Cyprus. Sheftalia is made from minced pork or lamb, mixed with onions, parsley, and various spices, and then wrapped in caul fat (membrane) before being grilled over charcoal.
Sheftalia can be found in many local taverns and restaurants in Nicosia, and they are often served as part of a traditional Cypriot meze, a selection of small dishes that are enjoyed as an appetiser or main course. The sausages are typically filled with pita bread, fresh vegetables, and local dips like tzatziki, tahini, or taramasalata. They can also be enjoyed as a filling for traditional Cypriot sandwiches called souvlakia, which consist of grilled meat, vegetables, and sauces wrapped in pita bread.
If you are looking to try sheftalia or other traditional Cypriot dishes in Nicosia, consider visiting one of the many local taverns or restaurants that serve authentic Cypriot cuisine.