On Crete, 23 restaurants are certified with the ‘Quality Label of Cretan Cuisine’. The label was created by the Region of Crete to promote the island as a gastronomical travel destination. The Cretan diet is famous all over the world because of its health benefits and delicious pure food. Read all about Cretan cuisine.

Pure! Food & Travel was lucky enough to visit seven of the twenty three restaurants. We can say they definitely earned their rights to cary the ‘Quality Label of Cretan Cuisine’. We travelled to Heraklion (the capital), Rethymno, Adele (near Rethymno) and Kapetaniana (a quiet and peaceful old village in the south).

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