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Grape harvesting

Grape harvesting

Grapes have been grown and wine has been produced on the island of Crete ever since the Minoan Era. There..
Cretan Wedding

Cretan Wedding

Both the wedding and christening are considered very important ceremonies . They were and still are-more and more rarely, it’s..
Nuts

Nuts

Raisins are the Cretans’ secret for health as they contain many vitamins (Α, Β1, Β2, Β3, Β6) . Nuts are..
Honey

Honey

Thyme and many other varieties of honey have been produced on the island of Crete ever since the beginning of..
Citrus Fruit

Citrus Fruit

One of the most impressive sights for the visitor crossing the plain from Hania to the area around the Keritis..
Herbs

Herbs

Crete has a great number of herbs , more than any other part of Europe. Local cuisine uses them in..
Cretan Rusks

Cretan Rusks

There is a great and very old tradition for making bakery products, especially rusks, which are widely used in many..
Cretan cheese

Cretan cheese

Graviera, anthotiros, mizythra and “malaka” are all Cretan cheese of a distinguishing taste and quality . They are produced locally..
Sheep Shearing

Sheep Shearing

This is a very special event in the lives of Cretan sheep breeders. It is, you could say, the “feast..