Distilled from the must, skins and stems left over after wine-making, raki (tsikoudia) is by far the most popular spirit in Crete. It is a strong, clear, assertive brandy containing 35-40% [...]
Carob (or ksylokerato in Greek, which derives from the Ancient Greek word kerátiοn (literally "small horn"), is the fruit of the carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua), an evergreen native tree that [...]
While the French can’t wait to impress you with their cooking, and the Italians want to romance you with theirs, the Cretans have kept their cuisine- the real stuff that is, pretty much a secret. [...]
The health-promoting properties of the Mediterranean Diet have been documented in many countries throughout the world, but much of the convincing original research from the days of Ancel Keys and [...]
The biological value of olive oil is by far, better than any other variety of oil or fat, whether it comes from the animal kingdom, like butter, or the vegetable kingdom like palm oil or soybean oil.