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Carob Chocolates

13.06.2019 in Gastronomy

Carob Chocolates Ingredients ½ cup chopped almonds 6 tbsp. carob flour 3 tbsp. honey 1 tbsp. tahini 1 ½ cups milk chocolate Optional: Sprinkles, shredded coconut, ground nuts Method Combine all ingredients, except the milk chocolate, in a blender and blend until it becomes a smooth mixture. Form into the shape of small balls. Refrigerate for 45 minutes to an hour. Melt the milk chocolate in the microwave, then dip the carob balls to cover them lightly (use a skewer or toothpick in the carob ball to dip it in the chocolate). Place on a pan covered with nonstick plastic…

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…