November In Crete: A Time For Olives

November in Crete: a time for olives

This month a ritual takes place on the island that dates back thousands of years. From November the olive harvest begins, and the age-old tradition for extracting the year’s olive oil gets underway. Across Crete nets are laid in olive…

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Traditional Cretan Christmas Table

Traditional Cretan Christmas Table

During Christmas, every sub-region of Greece has its traditional food favorites. From the age-old tradition of the Choirosfagia to the fantastic textures and seasonal sweets, Crete has a long-standing Christmas culinary tradition. For the people of Crete, and those visitors lucky enough to share in these festivities, the season of abundance is unbelievably rich.

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Traditional Cretan Desserts

Traditional Cretan Desserts

Apart from the wonderful scenery, the amazing crystal clear beaches and the bright sun, Crete is known for its gastronomic delicacies. The Cretan Gastronomy reveals the lifestyle philosophy of the locals and the famous Cretan hospitality. As we said in…

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