The philosophy of the Cretan cuisine is based on the freshness of the materials, in the simplicity of the preparation and the balance among the few elements that need to combine in order for a meal to be prepared. Essential ingredients, are the virgin olive oil and the fresh seasonal fruits, herbs and vegetables.
Our hotel is making a more extent approach to our local cuisine, based on the dietary traditions of the past, that prove the timelessness of flavors, fragrances and colors. Our goal is to introduce you to the herbs, fruits and vegetables of our island, that have high nutritional value and are inextricably linked with the famous Cretan longevity.
The most well-known, but also one of the easiest dishes of the Cretan cuisine
The name comes from the shape of the barley rasks, that brings to mind the eye of the owl
Pork with celery
The most common variation cooked in our area, Platanias, is the one with the celery that is mostly cooked
Sfakian pies are known for their special taste, which occurs from the pure ingredients they are made of, espec