It only takes a few hours to get hooked on Cretan Cuisine. The ultimate tasting experience for you and your family. Off the beaten track, through amazing countryside, the less touristy Apokoronas region will enchant you. Meeting the local producers is a unique opportunity to understand their way of life and welcoming nature. Olive oil, tsikoudia, bread and rusks and cheese are on the menu today. Find out how each and every one of those masters creates those fine delicacies. Learn the process, watch and get tips, first hand. Try the Cretan delicacies at a local “kafenion” in one of the pretty villages, located at the foothills of White Mountains.
Through an amazing route passing by villages of the province, you will arrive in the foothills of the White mountains. In the village of Embrosneros, you will first stop in a bakery to taste the local bread, cookies and biscuits and then to a traditional cheese factory. The secrets of “Graviera”, “Anthotiros” and “Mizithra” cheese will be revealed in front of your eyes. After the explanation of each cheese’s production, you will taste them combined with local honey and rusk (dry bread).
The last stop will be in a local coffee shop (“Kafeneio”) where the Cretans enjoying also meals. Incredible flavours and traditional recipes are waiting for you in the charming square of the village of Fres. This light lunch will introduce you to a lot of elements of Cretan cuisine and gastronomy. People say that taste is our best sense. After this tour, your tasting memory will be increased and full of new flavours!!
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