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Devouring Crete Like a Local: 6 Typical Food from Crete

1. Olive Oil Homer described the precious juice of the olive fruit 'liquid gold' and here in Crete, 80% of the olive oil is the highest quality, extra virgin. The quality of Cretan Olive Oil is known all over the world as a natural product coming out of a simple crushing of the olive, without extracts or industrial additives, as well as substantial health benefits from extra virgin olive oil’s disease-fighting antioxidants. Extra virgin olive oil is crucial to common Greek foods used as a marinade, together with lemon juice and herbs, making it tasty, filling and healthy.

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