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Dairy Products

Published on: 2012-06-05 21:34:03
Dairy products are present in every meal.

Milk and also every type of cheese are popular in Cretan diet.

Wandering the mountains of Crete, used to the island's rough geology, sheep and goats are Crete’s typical animals. The island’s rich production of dairy is due to their milk. A great variety of unique cheeses such as mizithra, graviera, yoghurt and the renowned feta are essential part of the Cretan diet. 

Do not leave the island before tasting famous Cretan delicacies such as cream cheese fried pies with honey, spaghetti in lamb broth with grated dry white cheese or any other sort of homemade cheese pies.