Dakos Cretan meze

Dakos Cretan meze

Dakos or Koukouvagia A fantastic Cretan meze -as we call it in Greek. Meze means appetizer. Its main ingredient is paximadi, which is dried bread. The paximadia are lightly soaked in water and olive oil to soften, and then they are topped with grated fresh tomato and mizithra, the creamy…

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Fried snails

Fried snails

Fried snails (Chochlioi buburisti) Snails are been consumed for thousands of years in Crete, especially in the villages near the mountains. In the Cretan dialect chochlios is snail. Snails, in this famous dish, are first boiled in salted water for 5 minutes and then in another pan fried with flour…

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