Taverna Manassakis, Mires

By chance we found our way into this little taverna in the town of Mires (Messara Plain), where Nikos and his family cook excellent cretan dishes. The vegetables come from their own farm. His father took us there to show us the artichokes, zucchini, oranges, olives, beans, ..

cooking vlita, it is actually a weed but tastes better than spinach

Manolis Manassakis

Eva was very happy when she got some of the seeds he has kept to plant next year.

Nikos Manssakis
A friendly priest invited us to a drink. Cheers!