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Cheese and Bread making in Crete

The thing about local produce is that it’s absolutely seasonal – how food should be! During May, before the goats are taken to pasture, and in October, after they return, are the only times when it is possible to watch the production of Cretan Graviera cheese. I

Cook with the locals in Crete

One of the best reasons for visiting Greece is the wide variety of tasty dishes available in traditional tavernas – and the next step is to learn how to prepare and cook those delicious local ingredients. Koula is an excellent cook, currently writing her second cookery book,

A beginner’s guide to eating Greek food

As generations of Greeks have made their homes in almost every country on earth, so the traditions of the Greek kitchen have also travelled far and wide. Even those who have never been to Greece will be familiar with many of the most popular dishes on offer.