Chania: Authentic Cooking Class in the White Mountains

4.6 / 5

9 Reviews

Chania: Authentic Cooking Class in the White Mountains

From US$ 95.36 per person

Learn more about the culture and cuisine of Crete at a unique cooking class in the White Mountains. Discover how to cook and prepare traditional recipes, and sample the local cheese and wine during a delicious lunch.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 7 hours
Starting time 3:30 PM
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Instructor
English
Pickup included
Pickup from specific locations within Chania region.

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the secrets of the healthy Mediterranean diet
  • Pick vegetables from a garden
  • Learn how to cook traditional recipes from Crete
  • Sample local wines and cheese
  • Hear the stories and origins behind each dish
Full description
Taste the authentic foods of Crete at a unique cooking class using only healthy organic ingredients, such as extra virgin olive oil, local meats, aromatic herbs and freshly picked vegetables. Stroll around the vegetable garden to get a feel for the raw produce and learn more about the herbs. Then, prepare a traditional meal and learn the secrets of how the locals cook. Go for a mountain walk to a shepherds and hear how olives are harvested. Return to the house to sample some cheese and wine from Crete and prepare some appetizers such as ntakos and tzatziki. End with a tasty lunch with wine pairings and traditional jar desserts.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Local, English-speaking driver/guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Small group cooking class and meal
  • All ingredients for your dinner
  • Use of apron and cooking utensils
  • Wine and food tasting
  • Commemorative gifts
  • Recipes and photos of your experience, sent by email
  • Liability Insurance and local taxes
  • Certified services with ISO:9001
  • Gratuities (optional)
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Jacket
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5.0 / 5
  • Transportation
    5.0 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Personal, warm and unique

We were picked up by a minibus and picked up by a German speaking guide. We found it very nice to be a guest at Jorgos and his wife's home and to get to know the Cretan cuisine better. We met new people and felt very comfortable. It was a whole new experience, away from all mass tourism - beautiful and highly recommended !!

May 25, 2019

We really enjoyed this tour. It’s a long day and you have to wait while the food cooks so there is some filler time of a small tour of the host’s home. Overall the people were amazing and the food was very yummy. It is just a long time with all of the waiting but still very enjoyable.

April 21, 2019

Diese Erfahrung kann ich jedem nur empfehlen! Gutes Essen, guter Wein, eine tolle Aussicht, nette Gespräche. Ein rundum schöner Nachmittag/Abend. Der Guide hat die Tour mit sehr viel Engagement geleitet und direkt von Anfang an für eine angenehme Atmosphäre gesorgt. Es war ein ganz besonderes Erlebnis, das ich nie wieder missen möchte.

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August 13, 2020

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