Artisan Cooking Lesson with Chrysoula at a Cretan Home

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A unique cooking experience to discover the gastronomic heritage of superb Crete and some of the most authentic recipes.

  • Private
  • 1-4 Hours
  • Gastronomy (Wine Tastings & Cooking Workshops)
  • History & Culture
  • Cretan Villages
  • Agrotourism/Ethnography

Immerse yourself in the rich culinary heritage of Crete with some of the most authentic Cretan recipes, passed down through generations.

Chrysoula your talented and passionate cook will welcome you at her home and drive you through this unique gastronomic experience.

Chrysoula's passion for creating delicious and healthy meals is furious. She has been cooking for as long as she can remember and has always loved experimenting with different flavors and ingredients.

Chrysoula's Home Cooking is dedicated to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. Each dish is prepared with care and attention to detail, ensuring that every bite is full of flavor. ​

In addition to its delicious food, Chrysoula's Home Cooking is also known for its warm and welcoming atmosphere. Chrysoula herself is a friendly and hospitable host, making sure that every guest feels like family.

Most of people are wondering what makes rural Crete so special and unique ... maybe the welcoming people, the wonderful food and wine, the history of food since ancient times, and the long meals among friends and family?

Highlights include

- The recipes are cooked with the old traditional practices and most of the food is baked in the wood oven.
- Recipes showcase the Mediterranean diet, known for its health benefits and emphasis on fresh, whole foods.
- This is the food we do eat as well at home, mama's food.  Most of the vegetables are grown by Chrysoula or her father on his farm.
- Great Cretan hospitality, from such a nice and passionate person. Chrysoula is just unique.
- You will have a lovely authentic experience and feel so welcomed to her home.

The Cooking Lesson

- Chrisoula's warm welcome with a Greek coffee or herbal tea, homemade lemonade, ladokouloura (rolls made with olive oil) and loukoumakia (Greek delight) and chatting to get to know each other.
- Starters and Salad : Dakos, Tzatziki and Cretan-Greek Salad
- Main Course: Gemista & Mousaka baked in the old-fashioned Cretan wood oven
- Deserts: Tyropitakia or Loukoumades or Traditional Spoon Sweet

Please note: The menu can also be adapted for our vegetarian friends or those with allergies.


Monday to Sunday
Times: 10.00 am - 13.30 pm or 16.30 pm - 20.00 pm
Duration Ö 3-3.5 hours 


Price per person: 70 Euros 
Kids: 32.50 Euros


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