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Sweet of grapes

Sweet of grapes

For 3 jars of one kilogram we will need: 3 pounds grapes 1.5 kg sugar 5 vanilla 3 branches of marjoram Juice of one lemon   Clean and rinse the grapes. In…

Crete Recipes
Sweet Easter Delicacies

Sweet Easter Delicacies

Sweets should be with a great smell, taste and appearance. How else would someone like them? Here is a very delicious recipe to treat your guests (and, of course,…

Crete Recipes
Easter customs

Easter customs

Do only lichnarakia, anevata (i.e. traditional sweets with mizithra), Easter eggs and roasted lamb or antikristo (i.e. lamb cooked opposite the fire) define Easter…

Crete Culture
Pumpkin soup

Pumpkin soup

For the soup: 500 gr pumpkin 2-3 potatoes 2 carrots 1 onion 1 clove of garlic A little ginger 100 gr of cream Salt Pepper Paprika sweet For the garnish: Croton…

Crete Recipes
The healing herbs

The healing herbs

The flora of Crete is very important due to the mild and hot climate. There are 2000 different plant species and 160 of them are indigenous. The large number of…

Crete Cretography
Cretan wines

Cretan wines

“The wine makes the poor rich in imagination and the rich poor in reality” Plato The wine in Crete has been produced since the Minoan Years. The Minoans cultivated…

Crete Products
Agnopites

Agnopites

It can be said that agnopites (i.e. little pies with cheese) are the loukoumades (i.e. sweets like crullers) of Crete. They are very delicious and should definitely…

Crete Recipes
Loukoumia

Loukoumia

A delicious sweet snack is the wonderful, tasteful and fasted loukoumia! Ingredients: 1 cup of olive oil 1 cup of orange juice 1 cup of sugar 1 glass of water 1…

Crete Recipes
Wedding's customs

Wedding's customs

The weddings in Crete are a very important event not only for the couple and their parents but also for the whole community. All the people take part in the joy…

Crete Culture
Small meat pies

Small meat pies

Small pies (fried pies) are often served in the houses of Crete that, apart from ksinomizithra (i.e. sarikopites) or sweet mizithra or herbs, they can be filled…

Crete Recipes
Anogeia

Anogeia

Anogeia of Milopotamos is a mountain town with important history and three holocausts. Anogeia preserves the Cretan tradition in the modern Crete. Anogeia is the…

Rethimno Towns and villages
Marathos

Marathos

The mountainous Marathos village of the Malevizi municipality is about 20 kilometers from Heraclion and 300 meters above the sea level. The Marathianos River is…

Heraklion Towns and villages
Cha gorge

Cha gorge

One of the most imposing gorges of Crete and the 10 most beautiful gorges of Europe is the Cha gorge. It begins near the Kato Chorio settlement and ends to the…

Lasithi Canyons
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