Could you imagine a round barley rusk to be SO tasty and nutritious? I promise you it is!
What is a “Cretan rusk”?
First of all, it is from Crete! … Read More
Olive Tree and Olives
The importance of the “Olive Trees” in Minoan Crete and ancient Athens is easily proved by their laws. They showed great interest, protection, and affection to … Read More
November, the olives period
Now is the time that olives are picked from the trees and olive oil is produced at olive-oil mills. The gathering of the olives begins in … Read More
Can you imagine a soup with mainly only one ingredient? Without oil or butter? It is a simple lenten potato soup with garlic, from the territory of Pontos.
You only need … Read More
What is “stamnagathi”?
Stamnagathi is a chicory species called “cichorium spinosum”, or chicory of the sea. It is native species of Crete. It is collected during winter and consumed raw … Read More
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