In Greek mythology, the Labyrinth was a structure built for King Minos by the famed craftsman Daedalus to hold a ferocious beast known as the Minotaur. Although the story of the Minotaur is taken by many today as just a myth, there is a real cave on the island of Crete that is called the Labyrinth Cave. Perhaps this cave was the inspiration for the story of Minos’ Labyrinth and the fearsome creature that resided within it?
Allow Andy Milonakis to give you a lesson in how to cook real shit from the village of fuckin’ Crete. Though his knife skills may suck, Andy shows us how to make a Cretan spinach pie, packed with lots of fresh herbs from his motherland of Greece. It’s a lot of work, but as Andy says, “You gotta fuckin’ burn some calories before you put some in your fat mouth.”
Ianthe (1889) - John William Godward. Ianthe was a Cretan girl who was betrothed to Iphis. Iphis was a woman raised as a man, she also fell in love with Ianthe and prayed to the gods to allow the two women to marry. She was changed by Isis into a man, and became Ianthe’s husband.