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Watch Minoan recipes come back to life in the place they were born thousands of years ago, and taste the culinary culture of ancient Crete through an Ancient Minoan cooking workshop and dinner!

  • #Culinary
  • #LocalExperience
7 hours
Daily (May-Nov)
Group Type

Tour Highlights

Take a trip back in time to discover the culinary delights of the Minoans. Discover ancient recipes that have been passed down through generations, recreate them with the help of a professional chef and taste the ancient Cretan cuisine. Authentic, delicious and fascinating, this local activity will be like nothing you’ve ever experienced before!

Cooking workshop of ancient Minoan recipes

Use of the ingredients and the cooking utensils of the time

A hearty dinner to savor the fruit of your work


Luxurious and comfortable transfers 

What you can expect?

Along with an expert team of local archaeologists, potters, and cooks from the Lassithi prefecture of Crete, you will have the opportunity to be part of an exclusive gastronomic experience that resembles the culinary culture and customs of the Minoan times, Europe’s first Bronze Age civilization.

The cooking class is inspired by the guidance of Jerolyn Morrison, a scholar in Minoan cooking utensils, with the classes bringing together the fields of archaeology, anthropology, and gastronomy and all the meals being made in authentic replicas of Minoan ceramic pots.

Additionally, the ingredients used in the classes will be local, fresh and the same that ancient Minoans used to put in their dishes, heavily based on seasonal products. Express your creativity through cooking, sip on some local wine and learn everything you want to know about the history of the region!


  • Ancient Minoan cooking workshop
  • Local Wine
  • Dinner
  • Luxurious car transfers 
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Are there any extra costs?

No. The costs include the 7-hour Ancient Minoan cooking experience and dinner with an enthusiastic, knowledgable food instructor! 



  • This tour was so fascinating and full of interesting facts and insights! We learned a lot and cooked even more. To top it all of, the food at the end was mind-blowing. I would book another tour with Greeking.me without a second thought!

    - TravelGeek

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