- Cannellini Beans
- Diced Tomato
- Olive Oil
Ingredients Beetroot Garlic Lemon Olive Oil Notes: Garlic and
While most men get on their knees only once in their lifetime, gardeners like myself do it all the time to get rid of the weeds!
Ingredients Spring onion Mint Onion Parsley Course corn flour White
Ingredients Lentils Rice Onion Olive Oil Lemon juice Salt 2
The traditional Mediterranean diet (i.e. the diet of this region before the 1960’s) is promoted as healthy and protective against disease. The Greek diet is regarded as the prototype Mediterranean diet. Traditionally, due to their dietary and lifestyle practices, the Greeks have very good health and life expectancy – without an expensive health care system. In Greece, the people of the island of Crete have a better health record and perhaps not surprisingly, the highest consumption of olive oil (25 litres per capita) in the world.
The Greek traditional diet is based largely on fresh, unprocessed seasonal plant foods. It is low in saturated fat and high in dietary fibre, starch, antioxidant vitamins (from cereals, fruit and vegetables) and polyphenols (from wine and olive oil).