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.
The humble carob – Ceratonia siliqua – is known by many names. Be it called St John’s bread, locust bean, locust-tree, or carob bush, this evergreen produces a type of superfood that offers a lot of health benefits. This superfood is processed not far from Georgioupoli, at Creta Carob factory in Argyroupoli.
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…
No matter who you ask, it is a common knowledge that Crete is famous for its gastronomy and the delicious meals that the locals prepare with local- fresh ingredients gathered from their gardens. The Cretan Gastronomy and therefore the Cretan…
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.
When it comes to dining, Anemos Luxury Grand Resort, our 5 star luxury resort and spa near the ever enchanting Georgioupoli, offers excellent venues, all embracing the romantic atmosphere of the place, but designed to satisfy the whole gamut of guests who choose us as their home away from home on Crete.
The Chestnut Festival in Elos, Kissamos, is one of the events of the year that celebrate the bounty of the Cretan land.