Grapes have been grown and wine has been produced on the island of Crete ever since the Minoan Era. There..
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Both the wedding and christening are considered very important ceremonies . They were and still are-more and more rarely, it’s..
Raisins are the Cretans’ secret for health as they contain many vitamins (Α, Β1, Β2, Β3, Β6) . Nuts are..
Thyme and many other varieties of honey have been produced on the island of Crete ever since the beginning of..
One of the most impressive sights for the visitor crossing the plain from Hania to the area around the Keritis..
It goes without saying that the Cretans consume very big quantities of fruit and vegetables since there is such a..
Crete has a great number of herbs , more than any other part of Europe. Local cuisine uses them in..
There is a great and very old tradition for making bakery products, especially rusks, which are widely used in many..
Crete’s traditional alcoholic drink is tsikoudia or raki , as it is also known an alcoholic drink with a particular..
The Cretans’ traditional way of life regards wine as one of the most important elements of any meal or dinner...
Graviera, anthotiros, mizythra and “malaka” are all Cretan cheese of a distinguishing taste and quality . They are produced locally..
Cretan Olive oil is well-known worldwide! It is well- known because it is not manufactured or processed in any way...
This is a very special event in the lives of Cretan sheep breeders. It is, you could say, the “feast..