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The unique foods of Greece and their health benefits – Pomegranates

03.05.2018 in Gastronomy

The unique foods of Greece and their health benefits – Pomegranates     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. About 1800 endemic species that grow on Greek soil have certified medicinal properties. Over the years, the Greeks have come to discover the properties of these special herbs and foods… This month we savor the beautiful Pomegranate!   “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy…

The unique foods of Greece and their health benefits – Tahini (Sesame butter)

10.01.2018 in Gastronomy

The unique foods of Greece and their health benefits – Tahini (Sesame butter)   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. This month we explore the vast benefits of Tahini – sesame butter. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” –Hippocrates   Tahini (Sesame butter) ORIGIN AND TRAITS Gastronomy, a field that examines the relation between food and culture, is a direct reflection of…