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.