This class is for those who want to explore the history of cheese and bread making and learn how to re-create Greek historical recipes and methods from 5th century BC to early Ottoman years.
It takes place in a 300 year old olive grove, 5 km from the city of Chania. It may be available on request - when time permits
The class explores the history of cheese making and learns how to make rennet, vinegar and plant juice based cheese curds and re-create an ancient Greek goat and sheep cheese recipe.
It is then taken through the many aspects involved in creating different types of period breads- from making sourdough to kneading and from baking to using the bread as an ingredient in various dishes- using period cookbooks, archaeological data and other primary sources. The breads are baked on hot stones, in a replica of a 5th century pnigeus (portable earthenware oven), on a replica of a Byzantine portable grill and in the heat of a traditional wood fired oven.
Taste a variety of rusks and traditional Cretan cheese and Cretan herbal tea
Learn how to make:
''Lazy woman's'' cheese pie
A light historic meal follows the lesson.
The lesson is also available on request, when time permits.
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Full refund will be issued for cancellation made at least 48 hours prior to the activity