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Cooking Classes

BAKALIKO COOKING CLASSES

A quick introduction to Cretan products and cuisine in the traditional village of Archanes

PACKAGE INCLUDES:
WELCOME COFFEE/MUFFINS, COOKING CLASS, LUNCH WITH WINES & GIFT RECIPE CARDS.

BAKALIKO'S mission is to promote local products and show how they can be used n both traditional Cretan cuisine and in more innovative ways, fusing with other Mediterranean influences. Since we are both a fine food gourmet grocery and a restaurant, we can offer a complete gastronomic experience from start to finish.

We welcome you with fresh juice, coffee, mountain tea and our signature Carob Muffns, along with an introductory discussion about the cuisine of Crete, the Mediterranean diet and the products of this bountiful island. At about 11:15, the hands­on cooking class with the two owners of BAKALIKO will begin with the following signature recipes (BAKALIKO'S interpretations of Cretan/Greek specialties):
• Vine Leaves stuffed with bulgur OR Olive Fritters
• Lemon­mint Tzatziki
• Dakos Salad
• Chicken with olives, raisins & onions with Orzo OR Bakaliko Moussaka
• Myzithra­Yoghurt Mousse with pastelli and local marmalade OR Orange Phyllo Syrup Cake

Following your cooking class, you will have the chance to enjoy the epic feast you have created complemented by local wines and olive oils.

Itinerary

10:30 Arrival to Bakaliko
10:30­11:00 Welcome Coffee/Snack and discussion of Cretan Cuisin
11:00­12:30 Cooking Class
12:30­14:00 Lunch with local wines

Duration:
3.5 hours (10:30 – 14:00)
Participants: Min: 2 / Max: 10
Price:
2 - 4 persons: 65 € per person
5 - 10 persons: 50 € per person


THE BAKALIKO EXPERIENCE

A one-day introduction to Cretan products and Cretan cuisine in the traditional village of Archanes

PACKAGE INCLUDES:
WELCOME COFFEE/SNACK, LUNCH WITH WINES, RECIPES, AND "TASTE OF CRETE" GIFT PACKAGE OF OLIVE OIL, HONEY AND HERBS.

We welcome you with fresh juice, coffee, mountain tea and our signature Carob Muffins, along with an introductory discussion about the cuisine of Crete, the Mediterranean diet and the products of this bountiful island. This is followed by a presentation from a local producer of their products and a complete tasting of a selection of olive oils, infused olive oils, honey, specialty vinegars and marmalades. At about 11:00, the hands-on cooking class with the two owners of BAKALIKO will begin with the following 5 recipes (BAKALIKO’S interpretations of Cretan/Greek specialties):
• Vine leaves stuffed with bulgur
• Lemon-mint tzatziki
• Dakos Salad
• Chicken with olives, raisins & onions with orzo
• Myzithra-Yoghurt Mousse with pastelli and local marmalade

Following your cooking class, you will have the chance to enjoy the epic feast you have created complemented by local wines and olive oils. This will also give participants a chance to share their thoughts about the day and what they have learned.

Itinerary

9:30 Arrival to BAKALIKO on the central square of the village of Archanes
9:30-10:00 Welcome coffee, snack and introductory discussion of Cretan foods/wines
10:00-11:00 Product Presentation and Tastings
11:00-13:30 Cooking Class/Cooking Demo
13:30-15:00 Lunch with local wines

Tuesdays from May to October

Duration: 5.5 hours (9:30 – 15:00)
Participants: Min 4 / Max 12
Price:
4-5 persons: 110€ per person
6-12: 90€ per person