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The most popular traditional Cretan tastes

Cretan recipes and Mediterranean diet go hand in hand. In fact, many would say that the foods preferred in Crete for centuries now form the basis of what is now an international sensation: Mediterranean cuisine. What’s more, there is such variety in Crete that you can decide to only eat local dishes every day while…

Introduction to traditional foods of Crete

Crete may be just an island but it has the diversity of a continent and a very distinct identity in all things, including food. The Cretan Diet, consisting of masses of greens, rusks, pulses and lots of olive oil, is world famous for its health benefits but there is much more to delight the palate. What are the…