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Chania Zucchini Pie (Boureki ton Chanion) Recipe

This is an amazing recipe, a Cretan speciality of Chania area called in Greek “Boureki ton Chanion“. The pastry used for it is a thicker version of fyllo, so this is one recipe where you could very well try to make your own pastry! 2 lb. (1 kg) potatoes, peeled and cut into thin rounds-waxy […]

Cretan Cuisine & Diet Secret of Health and Longevity dakos koukouvagia crete

Cretan Cuisine & Diet

Cretan cuisine has its roots in antiquity, specifically the Minoan and Classical Eras. Through the procession of history, many other cultures have influenced this cuisine, such as the Byzantine, the Asia Minor (Smyrna), the Arabic, the Venetian and the Turkish. The uniqueness of Cretan traditional Cuisine lies in the fact that it is effected by […]