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LOCAL EXPERIENCE - 1/2 day
Experience the Cretan gastronomy, learn to create healthy dishes, cook with us. A fun and interactive cooking class for any level of experience. Join our cooking classes, a truly hands-on experience with individual working stations, and get the chance to learn new recipes from Crete and Mediterranean.
Based on authentic recipes and using fresh ingredients from the Cretan land you will be taken on a unique journey of flavors and tradition. Cretan diet well known for the simple and natural ingredients its healthy effect and the secret to a longer life. With traditional recipes and 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 how to be creative with a delicious result.
All classes are hands on, interactive and full of cooking techniques and tips, as well as nutritional education. After our class you will leave with a new set of skills and notes of authentic Cretan recipes and you will know how to confidently prepare them in your own kitchen at home. There are plenty of laughs, delicious food, local wine and a chance to meet new people while learning how to cook 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.
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.
Tour in the Olive Oil Factory
Olive Oil Tasting
All equipment provided
All ingredients supplied
Refreshingly icy water/Juices
All the recipes and photos (via email)
Gift bag with local products
Certificate of Participation
Enjoy your meal with a glass of local wine
Visit a Olive Mill with Tasting
Learn About Olive Oil Production
Prepare Traditional Dishes with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Enjoy Your Meal with a Glass of Local Wine
Reservations must be made no later 48 hours prior to activity. Any cancellation must be made 48 hours prior activity. In case of late cancellations, no refund will be made.
If a class is cancelled due to insufficient participants or adverse weather conditions, we will refund 100% of made payments.
In case of any changes in the activity Destination Platanias will send you a sms. Please make sure your phone is on and charged.