Legumes (also known as pulses) are a group of plant foods that have been part of…
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Counter to oxidative stress, dozens of Greek products that are components of the Mediterranean diet, such as fruits, vegetables, dairy products, nuts, aromatic plants, wine, legumes and, of course, olive oil, contain plentiful antioxidants that help eliminate the excess free radicals and protect health.
Greeks have long been known throughout history for their incredible inventions and discoveries that have contributed to society and civilisation. But did you know that Greeks were also the inventors of sushi (in Europe)?
“The Greek cuisine is a perfect manifestation of the Mediterranean diet, which actually originated on the island of Crete, where locals have a higher life expectancy and a lower risk of heart disease than the average person, due to the food they eat,” says Healthline.
Usually served as part of a meze platter with lots of pita breads or bread, taramasalata is a very popular Greek dip throughout the year. Here however, in a salty take on the traditional taramasalata, we present to you ‘barra-masalata’, using barramundi in place of roe which is the key ingredient of the original dish.
The globally popular series ‘Dinner with Plato’ is an invitation to a delicious journey through time, featuring Ancient Greek recipes with traditional ways of cooking.
Great Lent can be a time to detox not only just the spirit and mind but also the body. Here are some ideas about how you can detox during the Orthodox Great Lent and beyond.