A paskia is an Easter pie with filling. The filling is made up of small pieces of fried meat, lamb or goat with cinnamon, pepper and onions mixed with the cheese filling of flaounes.
Paskia received its name from the Greek word Πάσχα (Easter) and it is a traditional delicacy, mainly in the area of Paphos.
This tradition is still continued by many residents.
Preparations begin from one day before the paskies are cooked. Firstly the meat is chopped up, onions are added as well as cinnamon, carnations and pepper.
The next day the meat and the filling are mixed together. Pieces of dough are then filled up and made into small pies.
Egg is then brushed on top of the pies are they are placed in the oven.