Courses

Our Cook is with you

" O u r   C o o k   w i t h   y o u "
It is about an original service that Cretan Miracle guarantees to you. 
A specialist in cretan cuisine will be with you in your kitchen. 
Enjoy a journey to cretan tastes and aromas with our cook.
According to your own preferences, we suggest a tasteful, inspired cretan menu, based on local products that we will choose for you or with you.
That service can be planed for a whole day (preparing breakfast, lunch, dinner) or not.
 
From one person

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

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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