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Deep frying Cretan potatoes in olive oil on the hearth

Deep frying Cretan potatoes in olive oil on the hearth

Delicious prickly pears at a #streetmarket in Crete

Delicious prickly pears at a #streetmarket in Crete

Cretan Raki!  No Dr. needed!

Cretan Raki! No Dr. needed!

Marathopita (Fennel pies) Ingredients     2 pounds All Purpose Flour     2 cups Water     1/2 cup Greek Olive Oil     4 tbsp Raki (Cretan Moonshine)     1/2 tsp Salt     3 cups Fennel Leaves finely chopped (For the filling)     2 Scallions finely chopped     1/2 cup Greek Olive Oil     A pinch of salt and pepper     Flour for dusting     Greek Olive Oil for brushing

Marathopita (Fennel pies) Ingredients 2 pounds All Purpose Flour 2 cups Water 1/2 cup Greek Olive Oil 4 tbsp Raki (Cretan Moonshine) 1/2 tsp Salt 3 cups Fennel Leaves finely chopped (For the filling) 2 Scallions finely chopped 1/2 cup Greek Olive Oil A pinch of salt and pepper Flour for dusting Greek Olive Oil for brushing

Στάκα | Staka [Traditional Cretan Cheese]

Στάκα | Staka [Traditional Cretan Cheese]

- Is the Cretan Diet the “real” Mediterranean diet?

- Is the Cretan Diet the “real” Mediterranean diet?

Arugula, Baby Spinach, Cherry Tomato, Gorgonzola Salad with Cretan Rusk Croutons

Arugula, Baby Spinach, Cherry Tomato, Gorgonzola Salad with Cretan Rusk Croutons

Cretan Dakos with Feta & Tomato

Cretan Dakos with Feta & Tomato

Cretan Dakos with Feta + Tomato

Cretan Dakos with Feta + Tomato

Welcome biscuits from Crete

Welcome biscuits from Crete

Τώρα που πήρα απόφαση άντε να σταματήσω,με το μεζέ και ρακή το πόνο μου θα σβήσω.    Cretan traditional Mezedes  Raki (aka Tsikoudia)

Τώρα που πήρα απόφαση άντε να σταματήσω,με το μεζέ και ρακή το πόνο μου θα σβήσω. Cretan traditional Mezedes Raki (aka Tsikoudia)

Greek products, virgin olive oil, wholemeal Creta rusks and fresh goat cheese - a complete meal in itself

Greek products, virgin olive oil, wholemeal Creta rusks and fresh goat cheese - a complete meal in itself

Cretan bread and breakfast

What is the Cretan diet? Exploring the prototype of the Mediterranean diet.

Cretan bread and breakfast

Crete

Crete

Food in hania

Food in hania

Cretan Cheese

Cretan Cheese