Extremely soft and highly addictive! Discover the history behind these delicious little cheese pastries from the island of Crete, perfect for when looking to impress or that special occasion!

Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe (Kalitsounia)

Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries Recipe: Extremely soft and highly addictive! These delicious little cheese pastries are a holiday tradition originating from island of Crete. A spectacular way to turn this humble soft cheese to an amazing Christmas dessert!

~✿ڿڰۣ  Graviera Cheese is one of the most popular cheeses in Crete. It is a hard cheese wtih a light yellow color, and has a slightly sweet and nutty taste. The Cretan version (there is also a graviera made in Naxos) is made with sheep milk, or sheep milk with a small amount of goat milk. It is aged at least 5 months before coming to market

~✿ڿڰۣ Graviera Cheese is one of the most popular cheeses in Crete.

A traditional veggie dish from the island of Crete, perfect for a light dinner! The secret behind the perfect Ntakos is to use juicy, fresh, organic, on the vine tomatos …

Traditional Cretan Ntakos / Dakos recipe (Rusks with tomatoes and feta cheese)

The Olive tree of Vouves, Crete ... 3.000 years old !!!! Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Olive tree of Vouves, Crete, Greece is probably one of the oldest olive trees in the world and still produces olives today. Scientists from the University of Crete have estimated it to be years old. The trunk has a perimeter of m and a diameter of m.

Cretan traditional costumes

Cretan traditional costumes [photo by Marina Kompogennitaki, Greece].

Artichoke and Fava Stew with Lemon Sauce - The recipe for this classic Cretan dish is from Diane Kochilas's The Glorious Foods of Greece (William Morrow, 2001).

Artichoke and Fava Stew with Lemon Sauce

Artichoke and Fava Stew with Lemon Sauce by Saveur. A tangy lemon sauce livens up the favas' slightly musky flavor.

"Ανωγιανός Πηδηχτός/Πυρρίχης Χορός" - Κουρήτες - Μαρτσάκης Σκορδαλός (Cretan - Martsakis Skordalos) - YouTube

Pentozali is a very ancient war dance and in the past it was danced only by men. Now it is danced by women too. Its origin is from the ancient war dance, the.

PAXIMADIA - CRETAN BARLEY RUSKS

Paximadia (pahx-ee-MAH-dee-ah), also known as barley rusks, are an ancient twice baked bread that originated from the Greek island of Crete.

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