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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The King Of The Cretan Diet: Cretan Olive Oil

The King of the Cretan Diet: Cretan Olive Oil

The Cretan olive oil is also known as the “king” of the Cretan diet. It is one of the best oils in the world and has exceptional health benefits and particularities. It is still produced traditionally with a wooden or stone press, but there are also modern factories that make most of the oil that is exported from Crete.

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