Crete Food with a View - Lassithi, Crete
Dakos (dried bread dipped in water and covered with crushed tomatoes, olive oil and feta cheese), dolmades (stuffed vine leaves) and fasolakia (fresh beans with tomatoes and olive oil) for lunch at Seli Ambelou near Lassithi Plateau in Crete.
Sarikopitakia (Cheese-Stuffed Pastries) - Crete, Greece
A tray of sarikopitakia (cheese-stuffed pastries) ready to go into the fryer with olive oil. Crete, Greece.
Cretan Food at Agreco Farm - Rethymnon, Crete
A delicious plate of green olives, pickled wild red onion bulbs, and fresh Cretan soft cheese. Agreco Farm near Rethymnon, Crete.
Rusks, Dried Cretan Bread - Agreco Farm, Crete
Rusks are dried Cretan bread that are used for making dakos (covered with crushed tomatoes and cheese). Agreco Farm, Crete.
Greek Yogurt with Honey and Walnuts - Agreco Farm, Crete
Rich Greek yogurt with honey and walnuts at Agreco Farm on Crete.
Piles of Peppers at Heraklion Market - Crete, Greece
Piles of peppers at the Heraklion fresh market. Crete, Greece.
Kalitsounia Kritis - Agreco Farm, Crete
Kalitsounia Kritis (Cretan Sweet Cheese Pastries)
Traditional Cretan Meal of Snails
A delicious meal of snails cooked with freshly pressed tomato, onions and olive oil in the village of Apostili on Crete. Delicious!
Pickled Wild Onion Bulbs - Agreco Farm, Crete
Sweet wild onion bulbs pickled as a starter at Agreco Farm on Crete.
Graviera Cheese - Crete, Greece
Wheels of graviera cheese (Cretan cheese) at the fresh market in Heraklion, Crete.
Loukoumades - Heraklion, Crete
Loukoumades are like doughnut holes fried in olive oil. Heraklion, Crete.
Cretan Dessert of Bergamot and Greek Yogurt - Plaka, Crete
A simple and delicious Cretan dessert of bergamot orange in a sweet syrup, Greek yogurt and raki at Taverna Spinalonga ARIS in Plaka, Crete. Light, delicious, cleansing.
Grilled Vegetables and Cheese - Chania, Crete
Light lunch of grilled vegetables and cheese in Chania, Crete.
Pomegranate, Before and After - Crete, Greece
Pomegranate seeds and skins in Apostoli, Crete.
Fasolakia (Beans and Tomatoes) - Crete
A delicious bowl of fasolakia (fresh beans cooked with tomatoes) at Seli Ambelou Tavern near the Venetian windmills on Crete.
Black Greek Olives at Heraklion Market - Crete, Greece
Greek olives at the fresh market in Heraklion, Crete.
Fava Beans in Olive Oil - Chania, Crete
Delicious fava beans in Cretan olive oil in Chania, Crete.
Rabbit and Artichoke Stew - Crete
Delicious last meal of artichoke and rabbit stew served with salad, omelette with greens, fried cheese and Cretan rice (with sheep). Served in Apostili, Crete.
Morning Snack at Heraklion Market - Crete, Greece
A table full of snacks to go with raki (local alcohol) at the fresh market in Heraklion, Crete.
Handmade Filo Dough - Rethymnon, Crete
George Hadziparshos makes handmade filo dough at his family shop in Rethymnon, Crete.