Gastronomy – Culinary

  • Trygos and the birth of Cretan wine
    Cretan wine is famous around the world for its exquisite taste and unique quality. The secret of its success lies in the Cretan land, climate and traditional production practices, some of which have roots to antiquity. The birth of Cretan wine starts every year at the end of the summer, when grapes are
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  • Orange Festival in Fodele
    One of the most interesting culinary festivals in Crete takes place every spring in Fodele, celebrating the region’s most distinguished product: oranges! Taste unique Cretan recipes, experience a local feast with traditional music and dances, kid-friendly activities, an open-air market, and be amazed by
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  • Easter for Foodies at Fodele Beach
    Easter is an exceptionally beautiful time to be in Crete, as the weather is perfect and nature is blooming. It is also the best time to try unique Cretan delicacies, some prepared exclusively for Easter festivities. Easter season presents some gastronomical contrasts, as the Holy Week is a feast of
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  • 5 Cretan Dishes You Must Taste While in Crete
    The Cretan cuisine is all about nature as the foundation of fantastic gastronomy. The strength of this world-famous culinary choice lies in the freshness and organic quality of the food on the island. Much has been researched and written to classify and describe the Cretan diet but, in the end, tasting
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  • Cretan Cheeses and Other Dairy Products
    Crete is an abundant land where shepherds still care for their flocks the way their ancestors used to since ancient times. The animals graze freely in the mountains, deliver the sweetest milk, which the farmers use for daily consume, to produce cheese and other dairy products, or sell it to small local
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  • Carob Harvest Time on Crete
    Carob – often called the “lost treasure of Crete” – is making a strong comeback on the island. It is what foodies and nutritionists today call a “superfood.” On Crete, the carob tree finds a welcoming, abundant home, on arid soils free of fungus and pests.
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  • Fodele with Children:  Snail Farm and Fun
    Fodele is peaceful, laid back, and relaxed. When you visit with children, the only place little explorers can enjoy to the max is the Fodele Beach & Water Park Holiday Resort. Beyond the walls of our resort, however, the Cretan world opens with amazing possibilities. The Snail Farm and Fun is just
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