Since ancient times, people on the island have been consuming local products. The Mediterranean diet, which is based on herbs, legumes, meat, fish, honey, dairy products, and wine, is celebrated in Crete. The Cretan traditional cuisine is simple and inventive and is based on the endless variety of Cretan endemic products. What is never missing from the Cretan cuisine is olive oil, wheat or barley dusks, and of course raki, which is a local traditional alcoholic drink.
Greek Salad 09 September, 2018
The heart of a Greek salad recipe is in the olives, feta, cucumbers and tomatoes. Dress it with olive oil and vinegar, then add more olives and cheese.
The health benefits of the Greek Mediterranean Diet were presented yesterday in the U.S. Congress. This event was organized by the Greek Embassy in Washington, with the cooperation of Members Joseph Crowley, Gus Bilirakis and Carolyn Maloney. Greek ambassador Christos Panagopoulos opened the event...