Learn how to make typical local specialties from the world-famous Cretan diet in a traditional home with an outdoor kitchen! Learn everything about Cretan cuisine and then enjoy your creations.
• Start with an aperitif and some nibbles, then cook an assortment of vegetarian Cretan appetizers, main dishes, and desserts that you'll enjoy for lunch together • Raki and wine are included • In a small, traditional village close to the town of Rethymno • Communal cooking class and dining for 2 to 10 people • Androniki has a multi-level garden where she raises animals and grows fruits and vegetables
About your host, Androniki: "I've been cooking in Loutra for my family and friends for many years, and my husband grows our vegetables and fruits. We take care of our land, produce our own olive oil and love cooking, tasting and sharing the magic of traditional Cretan cuisine with our guests!"
See the menu
Cretan tea or Greek coffee or Raki Cretan tea is a warm drink, a mixture of wild Cretan herbs Greek coffee (traditional hot or modern cold-frape) Raki is a famous local drink
Cheese pies with honey kalitsounia - Small pies with homemade cheese and honey
During the lesson
Kremidokalitsouna Small pies with onions
Chortopites Small pies with many (10-12) different wild greens
Sfakianes pites Pies with homemade cheese. Sfakia specialty (Sfakia is a village on the Cretan mountain) (we will prepare it together)
Home made cheese Homemade cheese with fresh milk from sheep and goats (we will prepare it together)
Daco Traditional Cretan salad with rusk, tomato, cheese, olive oil, herbs.
Tzatziki Strained yogurt, cucumber, garlic, and olive oil (we will prepare it together)
Greek salad Greek salad with barley rusk, tomatoes, cucumber, green pepper, onion, caper, kritamo, olives, and of course enough olive oil.