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Unique Foods of Greece – FAVA

15.05.2017 in Gastronomy

The unique foods of Greece and their health benefits: Yellow split peas puree (Fava) 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. According to historical research, Byzantine people acknowledged the fact that “you are what you eat” and so they developed an avid interest in healthy nutrition! “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates ORIGIN AND TRAITS Modern Greeks, fortunate to share common roots with their world-renowned…