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Cretan Cooking Class in Gouves

Tour Details

Cretan Cooking Class in Gouves

Available Monday to Friday in English (German, French upon Request)


Duration 3.5 – 4 hours approximately: Noon session, Starting 11:00 am / Ending 15:00 pm

                                                                             Evening session, Starting 18:00 pm / Ending 22:00 pm


The Class 

Discover the culinary delights of Crete from Real People. You will be a part of their day-to-day cretan life and share with them their knowledge of local products and delicacies. Be part of True Crete. Enjoy a homemade lunch in the most unique and beautiful environment. Enjoy unlimited exceptional local wine. A Small-group tour limited up to eight people. Tailor-made Cretan Cooking Class experience.

Cooking Class will start with the most essential part: picking the Cretan products. Our cook will welcome you to the open kitchen area and will guide you through the kitchen pantry to hand-pick the ingredients you will use for the cooking lesson.

Together you will walk through to pick fresh fruits & vegetables. Deli products and meat will be provided to you right before cooking.  You will get to know essential information about local products and their importance to contemporary cuisine. Finishing with the groceries, you will head to the private open kitchens on the beautiful front sea view Terrance.

Our experienced Cook will guide you through every step of the dishes’ preparation. You will have created dishes that taste and look like in every Cretan home.

What you will cook:

Depending on the season and the day, you will create three out of ten following dishes:

  • Cretan salad. Traditional Greek Salad constructed with local ingredients
  • Dakos (Barley Rusk topped with fresh tomato, mizithra cheese, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and oregano)
  • Tzatziki with local yogurt, cucumber, garlic, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  • Feta Saganaki with green peppers in spicy tomato sauce
  • Dolmadakia
  • Chicken bites Tigania with carob syrup & baby potatoes
  • Gemista – Greek stuffed and baked vegetables
  • Green Beans Casserole. (Vegetarian)
  • Spetsofai with various local sausages and peppers in spicy tomato sauce.
  • Pork or chicken bites with Groats  (whole grain) “pligouri” olive oil, fresh tomato, local herbs, and flakes of mizithra cheese (Minoan Recipe)The

The Meal:

At the end of the cooking class, you will enjoy a signature Cretan menu for all tastes.  Time to relax and talk about food and other important things in life, in the company of a glass or two of cool white, rose, or even red local wine.

The dishes you prepared will be packed and given to you before you depart to take it back with you.

We have prepared for you a food fest full of local delicacies.  Below you will find some of the dishes you will have the chance to enjoy by sitting all together around the table.

  • Freshly baked bread and Pita Bread
  • Greek salad with barley Rusk, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, peppers, feta cheese, capers and olives.
  • Tzatziki with local yogurt, cucumber, garlic, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  • Feta Saganaki with color peppers and spicy tomato sauce. (Prepared by guests)
  • Dakos (Barley Rusk topped with fresh tomato, mizithra cheese, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and oregano) (Prepared by guests)
  • Spetsofai with various local sausages and peppers in spicy tomato sauce. (Prepared by guests)
  • Homemade “Soutzoukakia” Meatballs served with rice or Homemade Mousaka both made by Mama Koula
  • Deserts of local delicacies.
  • Unlimited wine from Cretan Wineries.

(*)  Vegetarians will have a choice of “Briam” or Meatless Mousaka.

(**) Guests’ creations may vary based on the seasonality of ingredients used.


Included:

✅ All Equipment.
✅ All ingredients.
✅  An Apron.
✅ All the recipes and pictures (given via email).
✅ A Certificate of participation.
✅ Welcome drinks.
✅ Full course meal (lunch or Dinner).
✅ Alcoholic Beverages (Wine and Raki at mealtime).
✅ Non-Alcoholic (Lunch Soda/Pop).
✅ Bottled water.
✅ Transfers.
✅ All Fees and Taxes


Not Included:

❌  Anything that is not specified as included.


Cancellation Policy

For cancellations up to 2 days prior to departure date, no cancellation  fees

For cancellations 1 day prior to departure date, 100% cancellation fees

Non-Show, 100% cancellation fees


⚠️ Important Notes

  • This Excursion is offered for the North Coast of Heraklion prefecture including cities from Malia to Kokkini Hani. Any other departure points can be arranged.
  • A Small-group tour limited up to eight people.
  • The travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the traveler.
  • Please arrive on time to the given pick-up point. Unfortunately, there is no option to wait for latecomers. In case of delay, missed pick-up, missed departure time, no refunds.

Covid – 19 measures applicable for Season 2021:

  • Mandatory use of face covering before boarding on bus. Failure to abide by this measure is subject to fines by local authorities.

Upon reservation, our partners will contact you in order to receive your Voucher which includes your pick-up point and time info. Please be aware that you will have to bring the Voucher with you during the trip.

For any further clarification, please feel free to contact us. 


Cretan Cooking Class in Gouves

 

Why to choose this package!

  • Discover the culinary delights of Crete
  • Learn how to create Traditional dishes
  • Enjoy a signature Cretan menu for all tastesyou will enjoy a signature cretan menu for all tastes

Additional Info

  • Duration : 🌞 4 Hours
  • Price from: €55

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