Private Cooking Courses

Private Traditional Cretan Cooking Course in a country house!


It is about a private, four hour, cooking lesson in a beautiful country house in the authentic natural environment of “Koxari” village, in Heraklion.

Cooking lesson take place in a well-equipped kitchen or at the veranda next to the outdoor barbeque area.

Giannis and Eleni welcome you with a soft drink made by pure Cretan herbs and a hands-on experience follows during which you can prepare a complete meal. Classes are based on menus of traditional Cretan cuisine with authentic recipes. Meal will be served in the veranda,” or next to the fireplace in wintertime.

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

You are welcome to arrange with us, the ideal menu for you and your friends.

After lunch or dinner, you can see a small exhibition with traditional Cretan products and Cretan Cooking Books and also walk to Koxari Village.


You are encouraged to share your experience in the guest book, complete a form with contact details and take a folder that includes:

  • the recipes of the menu
  • the Cretan Miracle Certification for the participation


Cooking Lesson time: 10.00-14.00   or   16.00-20.00


Price per person: 120 euro, 20 euro for children 6-12, free for infants

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