Category: Kitchen

Amari, Traditional Cretan Cheeses

Crete, the world’s first cheese consumption area, the world’s number one in dairy production. The traditional Cretan way of cheese making comes emblazoned with the latest technology and know-how to bring your cheeses to your table and take off your senses. So enjoy like the Cretans, plain or with honey, for breakfast or to tie […]

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Amari … the heart of Crete

At the foothills of the sacred and highest mountain in Crete – Psiloritis stretches the verdant Amari valley surrounded by villages, endless olive groves, rare nature richness and 1642 aboriginal, nature-found kinds of flora. Goats and sheep are browsed on wild herbs and grass, drink water from spring and rest under apple and cherry trees in […]

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Amari … the heart of Crete

At the foothills of the sacred and highest mountain in Crete – Psiloritis stretches the verdant Amari valley surrounded by villages, endless olive groves, rare nature richness and 1642 aboriginal, nature-found kinds of flora. Goats and sheep are browsed on wild herbs and grass, drink water from spring and rest under apple and cherry trees in […]

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Good nutrition for a beach-ready body

It’s time to lose some weight for a beach-ready body. Everyone wants to know: “What nutrition you need to lose weight?” According to nutritionists, there are eight products of “summer food” for a beach-ready body. Your best allies for it are…juicy fruits and vegetables. Let’s now explain why. Cucumber: contains quercetin, an antioxidant against “swelling […]

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Superproduct: Greek Yoghurt

The yogurt has always been an essential part of the Greek diet. Traditional Greek yogurt is made from cow or sheep’s milk and contains valuable bacteria that have a positive effect on the entire digestive system. These bacteria also have anti-cancer properties. Greek yogurt contains all the nutrients of milk. That’s why this is certainly […]

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Traditional Cretan hard bread calls paximathia

In Crete, bread is called “paximathia” and is known almost from the time of king Minos. It is very popular for many centuries, due to its long shelf life, resistance to mold and ease of digestion and have become a popular product not only throughout Greece, but also in different parts of the world. The […]

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“Juvetsi”

Meat in sauce baked with pasta “chisaraki” Γιουβέτσι με κοτόπουλο στο φούρνο The traditional Greek dish “Juvetsi” is very tasty! To prepare this dish, we will use the chicken, or rather her hips and wings and pasta in the form of rice called “Krisaraki.” Many people think that the real, original “Juvetci” is prepared from beef, […]

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Bananas in Crete all year round!

Fruits in Crete grow in large numbers and almost all the year round. Surely many people know that bananas are grown on Crete. Bananas by the way, by their taste and nutritional properties are not inferior to imported. They are very, very delicious. Bananas on the island can be found, both in greenhouses and on […]

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Cretan honey

Cretan honey is considered to be one of the best in the world. First of all, this is due to the special climatic conditions, which maximally contribute to the rapid development of the honey plants. It is very fragrant, has colors from dark golden to light golden yellow. A special aroma of Cretan honey is […]

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Cretan Rustic Salad

This salad is only from natural farm products. A unique, summer and bright salad. Very nutritious! The fragrant and juicy tomato is harmoniously combined with the taste of Xylaguro, also called cucumber. The main vegetable of this Summer. Despite the fact that he resembles a cucumber in shape, official botany refers to the melon family. […]

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