LOCALITY
LOCALITY
THE CRETAN PHILOSOPHY
THE BENEFICIAL PROPERTIES OF THE CRETAN DIET

Ensuring your well-being, Minoa Palace enhances your culinary experience with traditional Cretan recipes of high-nutritional value such as the signature Cretan Dako capturing the essence of Crete with an exquisite blend of aromas and flavors of barley raks, extra virgin olive oil, tomatoes, sour Mizithra cheese, oregano and sea salt. Besides its beneficial properties, the Cretan cuisine is renowned for its exceptional taste that can be attributed to the fresh local herbs used in all of its recipes as for instance, oregano, sage and dictamnus well known for their distinctive flavors, healing abilities and high-nutritional value. Get ready to savor the finest of the Cretan gastronomy, improve your nutrition and ignite your vitality.

From the Cretan Nature to your plate

Minoa Palace welcomes guests to experience the beneficial properties of the Cretan cuisine by brining nature to their plates. Every recipe inspired and every meal served has been prepared with extra virgin olive oil, freshly picked fruits, greens and vegetables from the hotel’s organic gardens and locally produced goods. Stimulate your appetite with an authentic Cretan salad or Dako, indulge your palates with a dish of stuffed vine leaves or snails, try the goat with local greens, the cuttlefish and pork with celery and wrap up your meal with kallitsounia sweet pies all coming straight from the Cretan nature.

The Authentic Cretan Way of Living

The vivid character and spirited soul of Crete is evident throughout Minoa Palace. The menus, the buffets and dishes as well as the hotel’s restaurants and cafes especially the traditional Kafeneion welcome you to experience the authentic Cretan island living. Enjoy a a Greek coffee accompanied by authentic Cretan specialties and local treats such as Sfakianes pies, Fennel pies and spoon sweets amidst the verdant gardens and the grapevines and watch the day unfold as you cheer like a local with an ice-cold beer or tsikoudia. The aroma of the Greek coffee along with the old time classic figure of the waiter and the authentic character of the Kafeneion lure you into a bygone era inviting you to experience the authentic Cretan way of living like back in the day.

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