• MyGreece | Cooking Lessons in Chania – The Real Cretan Cooking Experience
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Cooking Lessons in Chania – The Real Cretan Cooking Experience

Shared Day Tour From Chania

Join us and live an incredible journey through the Cretan cuisine and culture…

  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Departure time: 17.10
  • Travel Style: Cultural,History
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Days of operation : MO,WE,FR
  • Free Cancellation up to 7days

Highlights

  • Introduction and welcome drink
  • Vegetable picking from the family garden
  • Cooking class of traditional Cretan recipes
  • Experience the use of the old wood-oven
  • Hear the stories and origins behind each dish
  • Wine tasting combined with cheese platters in Cretan varieties
  • Tour around the theme rooms of the family house
  • Introduction of the Cretan weaving tradition
  • Admire extraordinary artifacts of the past and learn about the Cretan way of life in the previous centuries
  • Feel part of a local family inside an embracing environment
  • Enjoy the spectacular front and rear view of the cottage to the sea and the mountain
  • Savor the freshly made dinner along with good Cretan wine

Inclusions

  • Hassle free Pick-up & drop off from your accommodation in Chania
  • English speaking, local driver/escort
  • Local Cook
  • Wine and food tasting
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus/minivan
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Traditional Cretan dinner
  • Small-group cooking class (up to 18pax)
  • Use of apron and cooking utensils
  • All ingredients for your dinner
  • Recipes and photos taken on tour are sent via e-mail
  • Commemorative gifts
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Extra drinks and/or food not specified on tour

Covid-19 Measures

  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Starting Points

  • Chania Region Hotel Pick-UpPlease select your accomodation during check out process | Pick-up times: 15:40-17:00 am
What to expect

Follow us to the extraordinary journey through the Cretan flavors and taste the real Cretan way of life. Up in the high peaks of the White Mountains, you will prepare some traditional and extremely tasty home-made dishes. Using only healthy organic Cretan ingredients like extra-virgin olive oil, fresh vegetables picked from the garden, dairy products and the most aromatic herbs.

You will have the chance to walk around our vegetable gardens to see, feel, smell, touch and taste the pure products of Mother Earth. Your host will also reveal the secrets of local herbs, how the Cretan olive oil affects the people’s health and useful tips about the local products you will use. You will prepare a traditional Cretan recipe with your own hands, learn how Cretans cook.

After the magnificent cooking experience you will taste delicious Cretan wine paired with local cheese. The view of the mountain is breathtaking right out of our window. Enjoying the extraordinary wine you will feel just like it’s heaven on earth! Later, after the tasting you will prepare some appetizers like “Ntakos” and “Tzatziki” and of course, the popular Cretan Cheese-pies “Kalitsouni”. You will definitely love the bread-making as well. In the meanwhile, the meal will be ready. You will taste your own dishes, paired with fruity local wine and taste some traditional jar desserts at the end. The healthy Mediterranean diet and the famous Cretan cuisine have already been revealed in front of your eyes.

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FAQ

How will I recognize our tour escort?

Your tour escort shall hold GS Tours  signage at the pick-up process.

What do I need to bring with me on the tour?

Bring sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and comfortable clothes during summer months & warm clothes and waterproof jacket during winter months. Have your ticket (electronic or printed) with you & your ID/PASSPORT (or copy).

Has the tour a limit number of participants?

The tour is contucted with 2 to 18participants. Small group tour provides a more personalized experience.

Some important notes about the tour

Wine tasting is not allowed for children under 18 years old. Water or fresh orange juice will be offered instead.

  • In case of allergies, tolerances or food preferences please inform the company in advance.