Rethymno cretan cooking class

Details

DURATION

4-5 hours

DIFFICULTY

Easy

GROUP SIZE

2-6 peoples

SCHEDULE

Monday - Thursday

TYPE

Small group

PICK UP TIME

10:00 a.m. (depending on the hotel)

PICK UP PLACE

Hotels in Rethymno district

Price List
Price List

Highlights

  • Visit a typical cretan village
  • Meet the locals of the Rethymno region
  • Learn the basics of cretan gastronomy
  • Learn all the secrets of cretan culinary traditions with Ms. Androniki
  • Cook fresh and organic ingredients from the garden
  • Discover and appreciate Cretan hospitality
  • Savor the delicious Greek dishes
ITINERARY

Every Stop a Unique Experience

1st Stop

Visit of the village of Loutra

We will start by visiting the small and picturesque village of Loutra, which is located among olive groves and is characterized by its narrow cobbled streets, bougainvillea plants and Venetian buildings. We will have the opportunity to see the famous fabrika (old oil mill), the medieval fountain as well as the house of Ilias Spantidakis (aka Louis Tikas).

1st Stop

Visit of the village of Loutra

2 nd Stop

It's time for the cooking class

2nd Stop

It's time for the cooking class

We will meet up with Androniki, the woman who will welcome us to her magnificent house in the heights of the island with a breathtaking view of the city. Our charming Androniki will accompany us throughout the cooking class, where she will introduce us to her passion for Cretan culture and gastronomy. Put on your apron and be impressed by the quality of organic and natural products; we will use products, which come from their garden; olive oil, many fruits, vegetables, plants, herbs... Starting the cooking we will learn how to make delicious tirozouli (homemade Cretan cheese), Dakos or Koukouvagia, tasty kremidokalitsouna (flour, dry onions and olive oil), youvarlakia avolemono (meatball soup and sauce egg-lemon, or chaniotiko Boureki (vegetarian dish).

3rd Stop

And now let's eat!

After the end of the preparation, lunch follows, we will use a traditional wood-fired oven for cooking our dishes and we will taste everything we have prepared, outdoors in an idyllic setting with a glass of raki and local wine, we will savor the wonderful Cretan flavors of traditional cuisine. To create and have the best memory of Cretan gastronomy.

3rd Stop

And now let's eat!

What’s Included

  • Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-Off (Only Rethymno District)
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Local driver / guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned car​ / mini bus
  • Cooking Lesson & Full lunch (vegetarian options included)
  • Use of apron & cooking utensils
  • All ingredients for your meal
  • Printed Recipes
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges​
  • Lots of raki and laughter :)
ADULTS85 EURO P/P
CHILDREN (3 - 12)

50%

INFANTS (0 - 2)FREE
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