The Olive Oil Experience

Highlights
  • Learn all about olive oil production and tasting,visit a real olive mill and bottling
  • Prepare tasty traditional dishes based on extra virgin olive oil with our experienced chef
  • Five-course meal
  • Enjoy your meal with a glass of local wine

Cretan diet is the fundamental of Mediterranean diet, well known for the simple and natural ingredients along with health,happy and long living.

Based on authentic recipes and using fresh local ingredients along with Terra Creta quality products, we will take you on a unique journey of flavors and tradition.

Learn with the experts of “Cretan Cooking Classes” how to Be creative with delicious ,healthy ,authentic Cretan dishes.

All classes are hands on, interactive and full of cooking technique’s and tips, as well as nutritional education.Through our class you will leave here with a new skill set and notes of authentic Cretan recipes that you will know how to confidently prepare in your own home kitchen.There are plenty of laughs, fun, delicious food, local wine and a chance to meet new people, while learning how to cook delicious Cretan dishes for family and friends.

Our chef will guide you through all of the recipes, so you can enjoy all of your tasty creations with a glass of wine at the end of the class.

Session Length

Cooking experience and olive oil tour are 4 hours in duration.You will start at 11:00 am with refreshments and a chat about the cooking and the olive oil use.

The actual cooking starts 11:20 until approximately 13:20 and dine till 14:20.After the lunch we'll have a relaxing and extremely educative olive oil tour from the olive tree to the production in the olive mill and bottling.

Olive oil categories,tasting,and tips on how to use and best store a good extra virgin,are discussed thoroughly.

Participation

Classes are between 6-12 participants.

*Minimum number of participation 6 people.

Groups (Minimum 12 participants – Maximum 50 participants): Upon Request

Notes: Minimum number of participants 6 people. We can accept different bookings until the minimum number of participants is reached. We can cancel bookings in case the minimum number of participants is not reached.

If an event is cancelled then all participants will be notified within 24 hours of the commencement date for the event and have the option to reschedule to another event or receive a full refund.

Kids (Ages 12-16): 49€ per person

Kids (Under the age of 12 you can request a free meal)

*For health and safety reasons, participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

What's Included?

  • Tour in the Olive Oil Factory
  • Olive Oil Tasting
  • All equipment provided
  • All ingredients supplied
  • Notes
  • Refreshingly icy water/Juices
  • Apron
  • All the recipes and photos (via email)
  • Gift bag with local products
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Enjoy your meal with a glass of local wine

Menu

MONDAY

  • Cretan Salad
  • Dakos (Barley rusk topped with fresh tomato,myzithra cheese,Terra Creta Extra Virgin Olive Oil and oregano)
  • Graviera saganaki with sesame seeds (Fried cheese in Terra Creta Olive Oil)
  • Tsigariasto with fried potatoes(Stewed meat in Terra Creta Olive Oil & white wine)
  • Kalitsounia with Honey (Cretan Cheese pies fried in Terra Creta Olive Oil)

*Please advice in advance for possible allergies you may have or special diet requirements.We happily accommodate guests with dietary restrictions.

TUESDAY

  • Cretan salad
  • Dakos (Barley rusk topped with fresh tomato,myzithra cheese,Terra Creta Extra Virgin Olive Oil and oregano)
  • Graviera saganaki with sesame seeds (Fried cheese in Terra Creta Olive Oil)
  • Tigania with fried potatoes(Pork sauté in Terra Creta Olive Oil & white wine)
  • Halva with raisins and walnuts (Semolina)

*Please advice in advance for possible allergies you may have or special diet requirements.We happily accommodate guests with dietary restrictions.

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Book a ticket online and learn how to be part of Cretan gastronomy and culture.

Events for June 2018

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The Olive Oil Experience

Cook with luxury

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Amygdalia Villas Cooking Experience

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The Olive Oil Experience

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The Olive Oil Experience

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Monastic Cooking

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Cooking Class

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Cooking & Wine Tasting

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Amygdalia Villas Cooking Experience

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Cooking & Wine Tasting

Cooking & Wine Tasting

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The Olive Oil Experience

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The Olive Oil Experience

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Monastic Cooking

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Cooking Class

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Cook with luxury

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Amygdalia Villas Cooking Experience

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The Olive Oil Experience

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The Olive Oil Experience

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Monastic Cooking

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Cooking Class

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Cooking & Wine Tasting

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Amygdalia Villas Cooking Experience

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The Olive Oil Experience

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The Olive Oil Experience

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Monastic Cooking

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Cooking Class

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Cook with luxury

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Amygdalia Villas Cooking Experience

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Cretan Cooking Classes are a unique opportunity to discover the essence and secrets of Cretan traditional homemade specialties,an exclusive occasion to learn about Crete’s local gastronomy,its ingredients and origins.