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Cooking Lessons In Vamos

Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 2825 022190
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Great Cretan Cooking Class!

We have been to many cooking classes as we travel and this one was by far one of the top... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Halifax, Canada
Great workshop

Our chef, Vicky, was very kind and patient. She explained everything well so we could follow well... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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If you are interested in Cretan cuisine, Greek food, or you are just crazy about cooking, we invite you to join our traditional cooking lessons.You cook, taste and enjoy local recipes and prepare delicious dishes with the guidance and assistance of our professional cook Mrs. Koula.All dishes are made of genuine, pure Cretan products such as olive oil, vegetables, cheese, meat, wine, etc. and of course all the ingredients are fresh and local. Combine your visit to Crete with a journey through the Cretan Cuisine!
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Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 2825 022190
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to many cooking classes as we travel and this one was by far one of the top experiences! Not only do you get to learn about Cretan cuisine and all the benefits of it, but you also get to eat all of...More

Thank ECEJ
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Our chef, Vicky, was very kind and patient. She explained everything well so we could follow well enough to be able to make the recipes later at home as well. A handout is also provided. The cooking class is located in an outside setting in...More

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VamosVillage, Guests relation at Cooking Lessons In Vamos, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words! Hope to see you again in beautiful Vamos! :)

Reviewed 22 October 2017

We really enjoyed the well-planned class, the company and camaraderie and the feeling of joining a Greek family for dinner. Vicky was a wonderful hostess and amazing teacher. She is an exceptional cook and had the timing and preparation down to a fine art so...More

Thank Tracy W
VamosVillage, Guests relations at Cooking Lessons In Vamos, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much for your wonderful words! It is a great pleasure for all of us to know that you enjoyed your time and had an unforgettable experience. Hope to see you another time in one of our activities. Warm greetings from Vamos village...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a wonderful way of spending a few hours learning about the secrets of the many herbs and spices available in Crete and how to use them to make delicious, mouth watering dishes. Koula is an accomplished cook, a great teacher and a lovely...More

Thank Deniece18
Reviewed 13 October 2017

If you are ever in Crete, make sure to go to the Cooking class! Koula is amazing, such a lovely person and great cook and we learned some delicious recipies from her. The class itself was held in an old olive oil mill, decorated beautifully....More

Thank Zornitsa R
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I came to Vamos with a high school friend who has lived outside Chania for the past two years. It turned out she and Koula Barydakis, the instructor, have friends in common. She was a wealth of knowledge and had a calm way of talking...More

Thank Sowellman
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed Koula's cooking class - Koula was very experienced, friendly and sweet, provided us a delicious menu chosen well to suit novices like myself, and taught us in a relaxed and enjoyable class. Many of the dishes were things I had already tried...More

Thank Safiyyah A
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I've done a few cooking courses on holiday before and have no hesitation in recommending this course. Vikki led the session. We were in a renovated house ( Fabrika) and it was very well organised. Vikki is a good cook and teacher, and spoke excellent...More

Thank Geordiegirl_8
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I were delighted with this activity. The relaxed atmosphere and the very lovely host made this a memorable occasion. We were all given the opportunity to participate if we wanted. We had a smashing group of like minded people who were keen...More

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Koula not only provides an expert lesson and practical help on how to cook traditional dishes from Crete but also information on sourcing the many herbs and greens (horta) that are collected by Cretans throughout the year from the wayside. She is passionate about Cretan...More

Thank Maggi1949
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18 September 2016|
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Response from Leeder47 | Reviewed this property |
Jenny, You can book via the Vamos website: vamosvillage.gr which is run by the Vamos Tourist Office.
4 September 2016|
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Response from BeyondTwoBorders | Reviewed this property |
I believe generally the cooking classes start at 2:00, they are 4 hours long. We wanted to go over lunch time so we actually were able to setup a lesson at 10:00. I would definitely book in advance especially if you are... More
12 June 2016|
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Response from Larry H | Reviewed this property |
You didn't say what you wanted to know? Best you read all the reviews, they're ALL good!