Travel off the beaten tourist path on this 4 hour delicious culinary adventure . Get a glimpse of Chania gastronomy and society and satisfy your appetite for fascinating food history, food politics and culture with delectable tastings. Following the trails 'carved' by the Arabs, Jews, Venetians, Ottomans, Greeks from Asia Minor and other immigrants who have passed through Chania, adding their flavors to the local cuisine, you will experience a multisensory food event and delicacies from one-of-a-kind specialty food shops while enjoying the opportunity to understand better the culinary history of the city and how the locals eat. Discover a side of Chania that only the locals know about. Learn how Chania's cuisine has developed over Crete’s long history. Experience over 15 different foods during your day– enough to fill your belly to the brim with all the amazing flavours that make up Cretan cuisine!
I am an experimental archaeologist-food historian, Gourmand award winner author and founder of a biennial food conference. In 2000 I founded the 'Greek Culinary History & Cooking Adventures' to create interactive, edible experiences that bring historical Greek gastronomy to life through experimental, sensory and public archaeology. My work takes many forms, including history -themed dinners, historic cooking courses, recreation of ancient cooking techniques, edible installations and historical food walking tours.
Lunch at a local taverna. Bread made according to Byzantine information, cheese made with goat's milk and fig sap (ancient…
Two of the most iconic Cretan beverages
You'll start your food adventure with olives, handcrafted cheese made according to ancient Greek information, homemade bread made according to Byzantine baking method and herbal tea the way that Cretans enjoy it . You'll move on to delighting your taste buds with some traditional and historic Cretan foods and visiting places where locals go.
What’s included Field expert A wide variety of local delicacies Historic foods Multi-sensory food experience Breakfast Lunch What’s not included Hotel pickup and drop-off Alcoholic drinks
Food Odyssey. A historical food tour