Tomate- en courgetteballen.

Tijdens de excursie van vandaag hebben we tomate- en courgetteballen gemaakt. Ze zijn heerlijk en gemakkelijk te bereiden. Voor beide heb je eigenlijk dezelfde ingrediënten nodig. Alleen de tomaat is het hoofdingrediënt in de ene en de courgette in de andere. Ingredients. : 4 tomaten / courgetten De andere bestanddelen zijn: 2 uien, 1 ei, […]

Kretenzische kaas beignets

Vandaag was weer een mooie dag in de bergen, en omdat de Kretenzische kaas beignets zo goed gesmaakt hebben geef ik jullie het recept hieronder.  Ingrediënten voor het deeg: 1 glas vers sinaasappelsap 1 wijnglas olijfolie 1 rakiglas raki 1 kilo bloem en een snuifje zout. Ingrediënten voor de vulling 1 kilo mizithra-kaas 2 […]

Three Hierarchs

Today 30 January 2019 we celebrate and honor in the Greek Orthodox Church the Three Hierarchs. The celebration of the Three Hierarchs started in the 11th century when Constantine III Monomachus reorganized the Law School of Constantinople. At that time there were three Saints who were seen as the Saints of education namely Gregoreios the […]

Fodele relax

It is 3 weeks ago that I left my beautiful home in Fodele and I miss it already. Fodele is a typical Cretan village and my house is built outside of the village with great view over it.  The house is also surrounded by orange trees which give me every spring a great view and […]

Saint George methystis (‘methao’ means getting drunk)

Yesterday in the early evening I was talking over the phone to a friend of mine when the church bells started sounding, wondering why, he told me that on the 3 of November Saint George methystis is celebrated.  A bit a strange name for a saint as ‘o methystis means’ the drunk one. I know, […]

NO! in honor of all the fights the Greeks and Cretans fought to have a free Country

Every year again since 28 October 1944  the NO parade is walked in every city, town and village in Greece. Several days before, practices are made, so that those walking the parade will show the honor that is brought to all who have lost their life in any war, during any occupation or fighting any revolt […]

Archeological museum in Heraklion

The archaeological museum in Heraklion has become one of the best museums in Europe,  the finds of the Minoan civilization exhibited there are beautiful, it is unbelievable what the Minoans could make 4000 years ago, I am amazed at every display again and ag, no matter how many times I see them. The entrance fee […]