Traditional Cretan Cooking Class in Kavousi with Nektaria

Live and Cook Like a Local: Crete Cooking Class

    Gourmands, rejoice! Join our one-of-a-kind Cretan cooking class and learn all the secrets of authentic Cretan cuisine.

    Taking place in the village of Kavousi, only 30 minutes away from Elounda and 1 1/2 hours away from Heraklion, this open-air cooking experience will be led by Nektaria, an expert in traditional Cretan cooking. Working with Cretans’ star product – olive oil – you will go through the steps of preparing traditional dishes that date back centuries.

    You will also get detailed information on how to take advantage of the health benefits provided by a simple yet tasty Cretan diet. All food preferences are taken into consideration and private classes can accommodate up to 4 hours depending on your needs and dietary requirements plus these classes are suitable for all ages so it’s safe for family gatherings! Get ready for a truly unique learning experience that won’t just tantalize your tastebuds but give you lasting memories as well!

    Experience the joys of traditional Cretan cooking with Nektaria, our expert native cook! Located within 30 minutes of Elounda and 2 hours from Heraklion, Kavousi is where you can join our open-air cooking class and create delicious dishes from start to finish. With Nektaria’s guidance and experience, learn about all the wholesome secrets of the Cretan diet, from savory olive oil to delectable meat dishes and seafood delights. Not to mention, all the invaluable health benefits associated with this old-fashioned way of cooking that has been a part of Crete for centuries.

    Your class will last approximately 4 hours and be tailored according to your needs and dietary requirements; making it an ideal activity suitable for all ages. At the end of the workshop, take home recipes and tips direct from our charismatic cook so you can recreate these famous flavors at home. Explorers of all culinary levels are welcome to join us on this unforgettable adventure into authentic Cretan cooking!

    Address: Kavousi Village, Lassithi

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    Kids will love

    • Tasting new things for the first time
    • The lively narration of Nektaria

    Parents will love

    • To discover authentic Cretan recipes they can easily implement in their daily cooking
    • To have fun with the kids in an open-air beautiful setting!

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