Gastronomy – Culinary

  • Guide: How to Eat & Drink like a Cretan
    Once you spend a bit of time in Crete and with the company of Cretans, you will realize one thing for sure: these people know how to eat! Food is an important part of Cretan culture and the center of all social events. Cretans are proud for the quality of their products, especially if they are produced
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  • 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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