Cretan style rice, “Pilafi”
"Pilafi" is served in weddings, christenings and special family gatherings mostly in West Crete. For this dish a very tasty stock must be prepared and that's why meat needs to be really good. In some areas they make stock from
“Sarikopites”, Cretan style pies
Local cheese pies stuffed with myzithra cheese and served with thyme honey. They took their name from "Sariki" the Cretan's kerchief beause their shape is similar. Their are fried in olive oil of course and they are delicious! Click below for
Orzo with prawns
A summer dish with fresh prawns, orzo, olive oil and lemon zest. Of course, a nice beach is the best place to cook it!
Wild fennel can be found in many areas of the island and we cook it in several ways. Fennel pies are very thin, making sure that there is a little stuffing everywhere. From the first bite, you can feel the