COOKING CLASSES: CRETAN TRADITIONAL VEGETARIAN CUISINE
$3.328 / £2,266 (For One Person, Double Occupancy
based on 2people)
Single use: + $334 / £227
The Secrets of Cretan Table
A unique opportunity to experience at first hand authentic Cretan regional cooking techniques and recipes that have been developed and handed down over generations.Our cooking trip takes place in beautiful wonderfully tranquil location in the mountain of Asteroussia some 65km south of Heraklion city. Our cooking classes allow you to immerse yourself in the culture and lifestyle of Crete and learn to cook authentic Cretan dishes in an informal and friendly environment. You will learn the passion of the local kitchen and, importantly, have a lot of fun and enjoyment doing it.All of the ingredients you will use are bought each morning from local open market or direct from the fields and so you will be working with fresh fruit and vegetables in season. Throughout our cooking you will learn about the ingredients and the traditions around the dishes You will learn the passion of the Cretan kitchen and, importantly, have a lot of fun and enjoyment doing it.
We designed this tour so that our clients can immerse themselves more fully in the culture of Crete and the treasure of its food.
FOR VEGETARIAN / VEGANS
CRETAN FOOD WAY
Simple, basic, without over spicing and without a distortion of taste. So quite delicious. A Cretan housewife never counts out of weighs ingredients. If you ask her how much flour is needed to make a certain dish, she will reply "as much as needed". Cretan cooking has its roots way back in Ancient Minoan times. We know that Minoans used olive oil just as Cretans do today. We know that they stored their cereals and they enriched their meals with the pure wine just as Cretans do today. Olive oil, fresh vegetables, wild greens and fruits are the elements of the Cretan Mediterranean diet with a beneficial action which Cretans are in the habit of purchasing and consuming fresh. The freshness of these products guarantees the quality of the foods and viability of the vitamins and physiochemical substances they contain. CHECK IT OUT: MORE...