Crete's delicatessen: The 10 healthiest ingredients of the Crete diet
It is not so much the method of preparation as the high quality of the individual ingredients that makes traditional Cretan dishes so unique. Crete is famous for its aromatic, nutritious food. Get to know what healthy pleasures the Crete diet has to offer!
Healthy, aromatic, varied: the Crete diet is a feast for the senses. On our Mediterranean island, numerous plants, shrubs and trees grow, which are the source of aromatic food. On the pastures of the picturesque landscape, sheep and goats graze, which are the basis of delicious dairy products and hearty meat dishes. From olives to cheese and seafood, the Crete diet offers everything associated with the culinary delights of the Mediterranean. The history of the island is also enriching for the local cuisine. Over the centuries, different cultures have influenced food and drink, resulting in delicious dishes. They are healthy, easily digestible and tasty. With them a balanced diet is guaranteed.
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- Discover amazing beaches
- Stroll through old towns
- Drive off-road with a jeep
- Cycle through beautiful nature
- Get inspired in a museum
- Visit secluded monasteries
- Enter stalactite caves
- Admire archaeological sites
- Explore pristine villages
- Dare extreme sports
- Hike through impressive gorges
- Get to know Crete's finest delicatessen