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Healthy Foods – Pistachios

15.10.2017 in Gastronomy

The unique foods of Greece and their health benefits: Aegina Pistachios (Pistacia Vera) Since ancient times, the Greeks had realized how precious the gifts of Mother Nature were. The Mediterranean climate along with the geological formations of the country created a fertile ground where an abundance of wild herbs and plants could grow. In Greece, pistachio trees were first cultivated in the 1860s on the island of Aegina; a milestone date both for the economy of the island and internationally as Fystikia Aeginis evolved into one of the best pistachio varieties in the world! “Let food be thy medicine and medicine…