The Mayeritsa soup is the traditional Easter soup for both Greek and Cypriot people. Mayeritsa is made with the remaining parts from the lamb (which is served roasted as main course). Basically, the soup contains lamb on the bone (lungs, liver, heart and head), onion, celery, parsley, beaten eggs, rice, cornstarch, milk, lemon and pepper. Some other famous Cypriot soups, which are also served in Turkey, are the tarhana (crushed wheat soup) and the yayla corbasi. Tarhana contains yoghurt, chicken or vegetable broth, halloumi cheese, tarhana, butter and lemon and the yayla corbasi also contains rice, flower and mint flavor.
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