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Kytherian Thyme Honey

10.11.2019 in Gastronomy

Kytherian Thyme Honey   ORIGIN AND TRAITS   In the “Unique Foods of Greece” series, we have been given the chance to feature products which are representative instances of the Greek culture, such as olive oil or landmark cultivars of various regions, such as Laconian oranges or Corinthian currants; however, never have we presented a product of such limited availability in the market yet premium quality on a worldwide level, the Kytherian thyme honey. The island of Kythera, which is situated opposite the south-eastern tip of the Peloponnese, is a land where agricultural activity takes place in a pure and…

Healthy Foods – Corinthian Currants

16.03.2017 in Gastronomy

The unique foods of Greece and their health benefits -Corinthian Currants (Vitis Vinifera) 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 feature beautiful, vibrant, delicious Corinthian Currants! “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” -Hippocrates…