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0The best meals on Crete

The food on Crete is as good as any­where in the world, but unless you know where to look you risk get­ting aver­age food at above aver­age prices. It’s not easy to real­ise you’re get­ting some­thing aver­age though as even aver­age food in Crete is much bet­ter than you’re likely to find at home.
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0Recipes for home made mezze and dips

A lot of clas­sic Cretan foods can now be bought in the super­mar­ket back home, but they’re not quite the same. Mak­ing them your­self can make all the dif­fer­ence, espe­cially if you can find good fresh ingredi­ents. Here are a few mezze dishes that I’ve learned recipes for over the years.
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0Authentic recipe for lemon roast potatoes

The first time I took my future wife to Crete she fell in love with the lem­on and herb pota­toes in the oven that are so often served with lamb or pork chops. Achiev­ing an authen­t­ic taste at home has taken me many years, but des­pite the lack of a wood-fired oven, and the qual­ity of fresh ingredi­ents avail­able every­where in Crete, I have finally man­aged to find a way to recre­ate them at home
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