Take the oldest olive groves in the world, Crete's unique white soil and a splash of year-round sunshine, hand-picked and organically grown olives, cold pressed and serve. Our recipe is simple, the results, delicious.
This is a nice way to introduce olives to a dinner party, served warm, with cocktails. They are great at the family dinner table too.
If you find yourself screaming “Opa” while cooking, then you are probably making a saganaki dish, whether it is with cheese, shrimp or mussels.
A vegetarian and gluten-free appetizer from a tasty, salty and squeaky cheese made in Cyprus from sheep’s and goat’s milk.
A Greek classic. Chicken and orzo with fresh olive oil and tomatoes is Mediterranean comfort food at its best. An ideal Sunday night meal.
The Cretan way of cooking chicken is simple and timeless. The right olive oil and fresh herbs infuse the meat with flavor while retaining its natural juices.
Serve this on its own for a light lunch, or add it to a buffet. The shrimp have just a bit of a kick, just enough to keep you coming back for more.
Fried Cod is a very popular dish is Greece. Soak the fish in water to remove the excess salt, batter, and deep fry in olive oil until crispy golden brown.
Fresh fish from the sea is a favorite of Cretans. This simple recipe will transport you to a beachfront restaurant in the south of Greece.
Greek-style grilling is pure and simple. This recipe can be used for pork chops or chicken year round. Marinate the meat overnight in the fresh olive oil mixture to enhance cooking.
A staple of the Greek diet. Fresh olive oil and herbs are used to coat the lamb while it is baked to perfection. Add root vegetables and mini potatoes to the pan for a delicious and satisfying meal.
Greek baking usually uses butter but this Lemon Yogurt Loaf uses Greek olive oil. It is light and fluffy and the glaze has the perfect zing.
In Greece, vegetables are cooked beautifully, and the secret is that they are cooked seasonally and with plenty of flavourful extra-virgin olive oil (a.k.a. Ladera).