Manual for Road Trip Safety Tips

Is having a street trip some portion of your next excursion? At that point, anticipate that your auto will transform into a portable room. It is indispensable that you childproof it appropriately. This may take a touch of time, so it is ideal to begin arranging a couple days before the outing. Look at the …

Choose of Greek property

Choose of Greek property

We are able to offer both new and resale houses, building plots, development land and traditional houses through our offices in east and west Crete. A small selection are detailed herewith. Many more properties will be available to view should you make an inspection trip.  Consequently, we often advise clients to consider building a villa. …

Life and property in Greece-Crete

Life and property in Greece-Crete

Crete enjoys the mildest winters in Greece, allowing 12 months’ use of properties. There are excellent busy resorts, unspoilt beaches, areas of stunning natural beauty and a history steeped in mythology and the great feats of ancient civilizations. As established property agents, buying a house, apartment or villa is something we make easy for our …

Living in Crete

Living in Crete

Picture waking at around 8.30 am, slipping out of bed onto the terrace, already warm in the morning sun – sipping a chilled orange juice, you can plan the day ahead. Imagine exploring a tiny cove framed by headlands clad in pine and cypress trees, walking to a simple taverna set on the edge of …

Squid

Squid

(Kalamaia, kalamaria) How to clean and prepare squid: In the case of large squid (kalamari)which are to be stuffed whole, or largish squid that you want to cut up and deep-fry in rings or pieces, it will be necessary to gut and clean them. Very tiny baby squid (kalamaria) that can be fried whole should …

Sea food

Sea food

SEA FOOD Apart from shrimps, prawns, and mussels which always require cooking shellfish and sea urchins are usually eaten raw, sprinkled with lemon. Sea urchins (achiní) provide a wonderful “caviar”, and are usually just scooped out of the shells and sprinkled with lemon, or they are dressed with oil and a dash of vinegar. Our …

Octopus

Octopus

(KTAPODI) Octopus is a traditional and much loved Greek Meze, often simply boiled, or grilled over charcoal and cut into slices, and served with oil and vinegar dressing mixed with herbs. The octopus is often boiled before it is grilled to ensure that it will not be tough, especially if it is very large. A …

Fish shoups

Fish shoups

Kakavia, the Greek equivalent of “bouillabaisse” Psarosoupa This wonderful fish soup may have been introduced to western Europe during the 8th-7th centuries BC via the Greek colony of Massilia (Marseilles), in which case it is probably the forerunner of the French bouillabaisse. 5 fl oz (1/4 litre) olive oil 1 lb. (500g) thinly sliced white …