One Day Cooking Courses


Traditional Cretan Cooking Lesson at our cooking place

The cooking course takes place at our cooking home which is located in “Koxari” Village, 23 km away from Heraklion, 15 km away from Hersonisos, 21 km away from Malia.


Guests arrive at Cretan Miracles place where Eleni and Giannis welcome them with a glass of handmade soft drink, based on pure Cretan herbs. Acquaintance among guests follows, in order to create a friendly atmosphere. A short conversation takes place, about the secrets of cretan diet and its affects in health and wellbeing  just before guests pass to the work table where the cook woman waits for them to start the cooking lesson.

The menu is announced and each guest is provided with personal kitchen equipment and actively participates step by step for its preparation.


Menu includes:

  • Cretan dry bread
  • Cretan virgin olive oil
  • Olives
  • Various kind of local cheeses
  • Three different starters
  • Soup
  • Main dish
  • Two different desserts
  • Local wine
  • Table water from Rouvas forest springs
  • Raki


For the meal we use virgin olive oil, fresh local Cretan products, pure Cretan honey and herbs, local wine and local meat and of course, authentic recipes.

Food is cooked on gas burners next to the work table. When menu has been prepared, the work table is cleaned and is laid with a table cloth. Chairs are placed on the table and the meal is served, accompanied by wine.

After lunch or dinner, guests can see a small exhibition with traditional Cretan products, Cretan cooking books and souvenirs.

Guests taste raki, can write on the guest book, complete a form with contact details and takes a folder that includes:

  • the recipes of the menu that has already tasted
  • the Cretan Miracle Certification for the participation



The traditional Cretan cooking lesson lasts four hours (09.30 - 13.30 & 16.30 - 20.30)



Price: 80 euro per person

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