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13.06.2019 in Gastronomy

Carob     Carob (Ceratonia Siliqua)  ORIGIN AND TRAITS In the “Unique Foods of Greece” series there has been featured a diversity of alimentary goods; from superfoods and typical Greek products to foods of historic and cultural value. However, never have we discussed such an underestimated seed which was once only fed to animals and was hardly considered to be edible. For a fact, the overlooked Carob, the pod of the locust-tree which is native to the Mediterranean region, has played a significant role during times of famine and financial instability. In ancient times, the weight of carob beans was…