The temperate Mediterranean climate, abundant local produce and the hospitality of its people make Crete an ideal culinary destination.
Overall, the Cretan cuisine and nutrition is the basis of the Mediterranean diet. For the Cretans, the secret of good health and longevity is simple. Eat what the rich land produces! Lots of fruits, vegetables, herbs, vegetables, legumes, cheese and bread.
The Cretan cuisine is famous for its unique taste, which differs from other cuisines because it does not try to mix flavors. Each material has its autonomy, has identity and taste, is simple and unique, without lots of spices or flavor enhancers, but very tasty because through simplicity comes the invention of any cook who has hands on experience of centuries back.
There’s an endless choice of delicious Cretan dishes and also many taverns and restaurants to discover during your stay in South Crete.