Cretan diet

Culinary Event Provides User’s Manual for Cretan Olive Oil

Students learned how olive oil is used in Cretan cuisine at the award-winning Biolea mill on the Astrikas estate in Kolymbari, Western Crete.

Tapping Hidden Value in Liquid Gold

Science and industry are finding new ways to capture and exploit the healthful properties of olive oil.
Special Report

Promoting (Real) Greek Food to Culinary Tourists

Industry experts, journalists, and chefs from around the world gathered in Athens to discuss the importance of food and gastronomy in Greek tourism.

Nikos Zachariadis, Agricultural Cooperative of Kritsa

Kritsa is a cooperative at the top of its game, thanks to an ideal microclimate, passionate growers and skilled management by former military man, Nikos Zachariadis.
Olive Oil Times Special

Star Chef Recalls the Humble Cretan Tastes of his Childhood

"When I prepare dishes that are based on wild greens and legumes, many of the locals may be offended by the simple ingredients that I use.” Yiannis Tsivourakis