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Αποτέλεσμα εικόνας για SALAD WITH FENNEL AND YOGURT
It comprises a whole philosophy of life and represents the lifestyle of the Cretan people. The unique Cretan Diet is a healthy and tasty diet with centuries-old recipes and modern creative versions, which are always cooked, of course, with the same top quality pure products of the blessed Cretan earth. This diet is not just a variety of dishes presented on the table; it embodies a whole philosophy of life, the quality way of life of the Cretan people. The lucky ones that will visit the modern restaurants in the cities or the small taverns and cafes in the country will have wonderful experiences, participating in the life of the local people.

In many ways, organic farming in Greece is simply common sense. Many farms are tended with the same careful, sustainable attention that they have been for centuries. Farming practices are handed down through the generations, and those who stick with these practices produce foods that are bursting with flavor. In many ways, this practice is the cornerstone of authentic Greek cuisine. Here’s more information as to how organic farming is important to Greek cooking:
Guided Cooking Tour of Crete Explores Island’s Local Cuisine and Ancient Minoan Culture. 7 Days Vegan Culinary Tour in Crete with Accommodations, All Meals and Hands on Culinary Classes!!
This holiday is for people who would like to learn the culture of Crete, to visit and walk the ruins ancient civilizations and join basic skills in preparing the famous Cretan traditional Mediterranean Vegetarian Cuisine. They will gain hands on experience through class participation. 


Cretan DacosOne of the authentic cultural elements of a region is gastronomy. The distinctiveness of the “kitchen taste” (gustation) is many times associated with the quality characteristics of its society, while “revealing” information concerning its cultural and economical history.
At the same time, gustation seems to be a way of communicating. A way for someone to “talk” to the heart of someone else.
Greek gastronomy has recorded a history of around 4,000 years, with especial characteristics based on pure and unique quality goods produced on Greek land. In fact, it was Archestratos who wrote the first cookbook in history (330 B.C.).
In Greek nutritional tradition the gustative result blends harmonically with the high nutritional value. Dozens of scientific studies have shown the positive effect of a balanced Greek diet on a person’s health, beauty and longevity. In addition, the nutritional culture of the Greeks has traditionally added an extraverted social dimension to the table, combining gustative satisfaction with recreation and communication, and thus maintaining even today some overtones from ancient feasts.
The tour: includes just about everything. Every day we ride village to village. . Enjoy all Lunches and dinners. Includes water bottles, snacks, refreshments, maps, guide books and more. Accommodate at charming hotel, villas or traditional inns, generous, rich absolutely fresh and healthy meals, extensive trip information, and far more miles of cycling. Chartered vehicle with English speaking driver known Crete and the routes as back up service .

Greek gastronomyGastronomy is, of course, a Greek word. Ironically, the history of the cuisine evinces a decided lack of gastronomical Greek dishes, save for the periods of antiquity, the Byzantine era, and from the last years of the 20th centure, when Greek cuisine and Greek gastronomyexperienced a radical transformation. 

Until very recently, Greek cuisine was home-based. Restaurants fell into several categories: grill houses, fish and seafood places, certain specialty eateries (tripe houses, soup places, souvlaki joints, etc.) and the ever-popular family-run neighborhood taverna, where traditional Greek cuisine was and is the mainstay. In the late 1980s and 1990s, a generation of young, urban Greeks returned from study and life abroad, where they had acquired a more international and sophisticated palate, which translated into demand for cosmopolitan cuisine. In those early decades, a new generation of chefs also emerged who saw their profession as a career and not a choice of last resort; the open market of the EU brought a deluge of new food products to the Greek supermarket, inspiring chefs to experiment. In the 1990s, contemporary Greek cuisine was characterized by an “anything-goes” spirit. Fusion –and much confusion– was the word of the day in Greek gastronomy.

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PRICE PER PERSON: $ 580 / £ 383
BASED ON MINIMUM 2 PERSONS

  Join the Cretan hospitality! Cretans says that we have the finest gastronomical, tasty and healthy solutions proved and signed by the medical science society. Wild green pies, spinach pies, Raw veggies salads, Veggies in the pot or in oven Cretan traditional way, cooked a way only Cretans do, and much more. Enjoy food and cooking class that blend all the secrets particular of Crete and let you enjoy & learn about them first-hand alongside the locals. 

A Greek Culinary Experience: Land food and wine Adventure! Travel to Mythical GreeceOne of the great food and wine regions of the world and Enjoy the Extraordinary Cuisine and award winning wines! Discover the wonderful vineyards of Northern Greece the wider Thessaloniki area, Central Greece and Mainland. Feel and taste few of the most famous wine labels in traditional family wineries.

Marinate bulbs - Greek Food Photos - © Jim Stanfield
Marinated bulbs - a modern version of an ancient aphrodisiac?.  © Jim Stanfield
There were many foods and beverages consumed in ancient Greece that we might not be anxious to try today, like cheese and garlic added to wine, but no more unusual than at least one of the foods that were considered to be aphrodisiacs. When we think of bulbs, the first thing that comes to mind probably isn't "aphrodisiac;" yet, they were highly prized for their reputed positive effect on the libido.
An aphrodisiac is defined as something (like a drug or food) that arouses or intensifies sexual desire. The name is derived from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty.
No other part of Greece combines stupendous mountain scenery and scenic hikes with deserted, pristine beaches and an incredible wealth of ancient sites like the Peloponnese. After all, this is where gods and heroes were said to walk the earth and the world’s greatest sporting event was born.
Add to that terrific winery-hopping, boutique accommodation in historic stone towers and the unfailing hospitality of the locals, and you have the recipe for a memorable road trip.
View over Nafplio from Palamidi Fortress. Image by Pavel69 / CC BY 2.0View over Nafplio from Palamidi Fortress. Image by Pavel69 / CC BY 2.0