The traditional Cretan cuisine is considered to be one of the healthiest in the world. The abundance and the variety of the products of the island through centuries has created a cuisine with unique taste, freshness and originality.
The Cretan nature has the materials and the Cretan people have the experience for the creation of unique tastes, which are ideally combined with the seasons and the natural environment of the island.
Dairy products, honey, aromatic herbs, greens and so many other products of the Cretan mountains, are the basis for the miracle of the Cretan cuisine. The Cretan nutrition is recognized nowadays by the international scientific community as the most representative and quality sample of the so-called Mediterranean Diet, which, based on vegetables, pulses, fruits and cereals in combination with olive oil, contributes to longevity and well-being.