5th Cretan Olive Oil Competition: Rising Above Challenges

An article by Lisa Radinovsky – Greek Liquid Gold   At the 5th Cretan Olive Oil Competition awards ceremony in Rethymno on March 24, regional dignitaries and Greek and international olive oil judges joined a packed house of Cretan olive oil producers. They discussed the state of the Cretan olive oil sector and celebrated excellent […]

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Cheese, a special product of Cretan Gastronomy

by John Apostolakis, Chef, MAICH, Member of the Board of the Cretan Gastronomy Club Product of the local tradition of animal husbandry, pure fresh milk raised the father of the gods. With ahistory of several hundred years, this is the product that nourished people in poorer times. Nowadays, we treat it in a defamatory manner, […]

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Longevity: a path of happiness

by John Apostolakis, Chef, MAICH, Member of the Board of the Cretan Gastronomy Club Making use of my long experience in the field of gastronomy, having worked in various kitchens in Greece and abroad, having devoted countless hours of my free time searching for quality products to satisfy the gastronomic tastes which arouse the palates […]

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Olive Oil Keeps the Heart Young

By Elena Paravantes, RD [singlepic id=913 w=240 h=180 float=left]A diet rich in olive oil may be able to slow down the aging of the heart. It is a known fact that as we grow older the heart also goes through a normal aging process. The arteries may not function as well as they did and […]

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