They are still in love and have the energy of any active middle-aged couple. The difference is that Giannis Maragoudakis is 97 and his wife Katerina is 80. They live on the Mediterranean island of Crete and have a lot of sage advice for us younguns.
All Recipes or Posts by Koula Barydakis
This is a soup that has been cooked for many generations in Turkey. It is often served at a raki (moonshine) bars and is accompanied with salad and bread.
Salmon is a Skillet with Mushrooms and Parsley served on pasta in under 30 minutes!
This is one of my go to Mediterranean diet recipes pepper season arrives in Crete. All the ingredients are fresh from the backyard including, of course the olives and olive...
Koula Barydakis shows us how to make vegetarian grape leaves on the island of Crete.
Koula’s salad is our favorite lunchtime salad. It’s perfectly balanced w/ protein packed nutty chickpeas and our favorite superfood avocado. You’ll get your greens in with salad, leaving you feeling healthful and fulfilled.
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Foods of Crete Cook Book
Do you want to eat like the
healthiest people in the world?
In the 1960’s, the Greek island of Crete had the highest longevity rates in the world, the men lived to be the same age as the women and researchers could only find one man on the island who had heart disease.
In our cookbook, Foods of Crete: Traditional Recipes from the Healthiest People in the World you will find over 110 delectable recipes by Koula Barydakis, a chef and cooking teacher from the island and a guide to eating the Mediterranean diet by Bill Bradley, Registered Dietician.
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Delicious and buttery, this is the oil that can be used for all your cooking needs including sauces, dressings, soups, bread dipping and even baking! Makes everything taste better!