Explore the unique culinary culture of Crete,
learn how to cook like a local!

Crete is an island famous for its food. Studies have proved the beneficial effects of the local Cretan Diet (a form of the Mediterranean Diet) which is characterized by:

  • a high and daily consumption of locally produced fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and cereals (mostly in the form of fresh or dry bread)
  • a limited consumption of meat and its products
  • the exclusive use of olive oil as fat
  • the absence of heavy spices
  • Wouldn't you like to do something good for your body & mind?

    Explore the local ingredients at a nearby food market.

    Prepare your dish.

    Cook it.

    Enjoy hearty food like a true local!