Tag Archives: Crete

Cretan traditional pasta “Makarounes Skioufichtes” by Zouridakis

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“Makarounes Skioufichtes” is a traditional kind of pasta, made mostly in islands such as Crete, Skyros, Karpathos and other. Zouridakis’ “Makarounes Skioufichtes” are homemade, from 100% semolina and water. Zouridakis family were the owners of a traditional bakery located in …

Traditional syglino of Crete “Hasikos”

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Syglino is a pork meat, marinated with spices and mountain herbs, especially stamnagathi, as well as extra virgin olive oil. The Hasikos Company, specializing in Cretan cuisine, smokes the meat through a slow process in order to bring to the …

Smoked apaki of Crete “Hasikos”

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Apaki is a pork meat, marinated with spices and mountain herbs as well as virgin olive oil. The Hasikos Company, specializing in Cretan cuisine, smokes the meat through a slow process in order to bring to the table the essence …

Barley rusk with leaven by “Vorizanos Ksilofournos

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The barley rusk by “Vorizanos Ksilofournos” stands for the perfect basic ingredient for a delicious and healthy Cretan salad or ntakos! It’s the traditional, Cretan rusk (PGI product), which is made of pure ingredients, olive oil and leaven but no …

Gastronomy, the secret weapon of tourism

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Quality Greek products become an “attraction” for the tourists’ destination It could become the “heavy artillery” of domestic tourism industry. The fact is that it is “recruited” in order to become another weapon in the promotion of Greece’s tourism product …

Barley Greek Rusks by Bakery Tsatsaronakis

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The traditional rusks “the Manna” by Tsatsaronakis bakery are made of the purest ingredients from Crete, and constitute an ideal part of a healthy Mediterranean or Cretan Diet, which is rich in fiber and low in fat. Pure, crunchy and …

Rusk

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Crispy pleasure One of the healthiest Greek foods and of high nutritional value, a rusk is a hard, twice-baked, dehydrated bread, in order to be maintained and eatable longer than fresh bread. The rusks contain no preservatives, but they usually …