crete embroidery

A white cotton skirt border embroidered with crimson red silk depicting birds atop flowering shrubs. Crete, Greek Islands, c., silk on cotton,

Cretan crochet head scarf

Gourmed is all about the cultural heritage of Mediterranean food and way of living. The Mediterranean diet has been associated with longer life spans and lower rates of heart disease and cancer.

Cretan sariki.

Cretan man wearing sariki at a bus stop across from Chania market.