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Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
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Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture
Cretan Cookery Workshop Crete family activity gastronomy local ingredients olive farm kidslovegreece Greece culture

Cooking Lesson in a Traditional Farm in Chania

This Cretan cooking lesson for families is really something different. The meal is prepared using fresh and local ingredients and is enhanced by the fact that the number of participants is limited (between four and twelve maximum). A very personal feel to it is guaranteed, combined with cooking in the most traditional way. Slowly in a wood fire!

But what makes it even more enjoyable is the fact that the hosts will be around you giving you all the tips about the local gastronomy.

It takes place on a farm surrounded by olive trees in the region of  Apokoronas in western Crete (region of Chania). The atmosphere will heighten your ‘journey’ into the aromas and tastes of the traditional Cretan cuisine.

You will prepare and discuss some traditional Cretan dishes which are made of pure, fresh, local Cretan ingredients such as olive oil, vegetables, cheese, meat, wine, etc. Lots of useful information about the herbs, olive oil, and other ingredients are given together with explanations about their nutritional value and ways of use. After the meal is prepared and cooked – with your help of course – you will eat together enjoying the dishes you have created together with local wine, raki (the most famous local spirit in Crete) and of course good conversation.

All vegetables used are organic and produced at the farm or from other local farms. Any other fresh produce (Cheese, Honey, Meat, Poultry, etc) is from local artisan producers.

This entertaining and informative Cretan Cookery Workshop will definitely offer you the opportunity to understand the authentic Cretan food philosophy in depth! And your little ones will have an amazing time getting to know the sweet habitants of the farm.

The activity can be adjusted to a Greek Pie Workshop so you can learn how to make some of the most famous local pies from scratch and taste a variety of them

While in Chania, do not miss the opportunity to experience more family-friendly activities and tours. Click here to find out further information.

Families should know

  • Special dietary needs should be stated at the time of booking and we will accommodate the menu accordingly
  • Price includes a full 5-course meal, wine and dessert
Address: Apokoronas, Chania, Crete, Greece

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Kids will love

  • Helping with the preparation of the ingredients
  • Exploring the olive farm and the sweet animals living there

Parents will love

  • Learning new cooking skills
  • The interaction and conversation during the meal
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  • The Kids Love Greece staff was incredibly responsive, helpful, charming and organised. They created a custom trip for our family of 10 based on our preferences. The experience was spectacular! We learned to make bread and cheese on a lovely olive tree farm in Crete. Our hosts could not have been more welcoming, warm and wonderful. Our visit with them was the highlight of our trip. Thank you SO much for making our Greek vacation so memorable!

    • Kristin, what a great way to describe our Cretan activity … “Warm, Welcoming, Wonderful”! Thank you so much for such a glowing review! We loved helping you create family memories in our beautiful country! Sending you warm and sunny regards to all 10 of you!

 

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