CHRISTINA LOUCAS was raised on Vancouver Island, Canada by Greek-Cypriot parents. She worked for six years as an international arbitration lawyer in London, Singapore and Canada after a law degree from Oxford. Following a sudden illness, she decided to change her life, move to Cyprus, and to follow her passion for food and photography. With her now very successful blog (www.afroditeskitchen.com), she brings to the attention of the international public all the beauty and ingredients of her Cyprus with her cookbook Cyprus Cuisine published by Whitecap Books.