#Chania: Cook in 300yr Old Olive Farm with an Archaeologist

The lesson focuses on ancient Greek foods, cooking methods and dinning manners and takes place outdoors in a 300yr old olive grove, 5km from the center of Chania.

A brief introduction to food, cooking methods and trade routes of Classical Greece will be followed by a dipping back into its cuisine. Using Athenaeus’ "Deipnosophistai"* and archaeological research data as inspiration, class will enjoy learning how to reproduce ancient Greek recipes both in modern kitchens and according to experimental archaeology using replicas of ancient Greek ovens and pots.

*A compilation of hundreds of ancient Greek works on food, drink, manners and customs.


This experience may be available on request - when time permits...

Τime: 10.00 -14.00...

Highlights: Cooking Class in an Ancient Vineyard. Discover the secrets of ancient Greek cooking with an experimental archaeologist - Gourmand award winning author. Learn how to cook on open fire. Learn how to cook and bake using replicas of ancient pots and portable ovens.
Duration: 4 hours
Meeting Point: End of Konstantinoupoleos str., Ano Daratsos, Chania
Country: Greece
Minimum # of People to Book: 2
Maximum Group Size: 8
List of Food and/or Drinks: Eat what you cooked!
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