5 Good Reasons Why You Should Eat More Olives
Olives are considered one of the most important fruit crops in the Mediterranean territory. In Greece, there are several varieties of edible olives, mainly represented by Kalamata olives and “Chalkidiki” green olives, amongst others. But what are the key elements that make this crop so special?
1. High nutritional value:
Scientific research has confirmed the high nutritional value and the antioxidant action of edible olives, as they are rich in fiber, minerals, monounsaturated fat and vitamin E (improve skin, nails and hair).
2. Delicious Taste:
Olives are generally considered one of the tastiest appetizers, available in many different variations. Kalamata or Chalkidiki Green Olives, pitted and stuffed with almond, sweet pepper or garlic, marinated with chili herbs, lemon peels, sweet pepper or garlic are some exceptional and traditional combinations.
3. Easy Snack:
Natural Olives can be the ideal appetizer of every meal of yours, ideal snack for your drinks or your summer cocktails.
4. Ideal for a Healthy Diet:
Olive Oil and Olives are amongst the most important key factors of the Mediterranean Diet. They are the ideal choice for a healthy and balanced diet.
5. Natural & Gluten Free:
Natural Olives are the ideal choice for a gluten free, vegan or vegetarian diet.
Are you ready to change your eating habits? Make a clever choice!
How to Experience the Authentic Greek Summer
Οne of the most beautiful countries in the Mediterranean Region, known for its natural beauty, the breathtaking sunset, the islands, the countless blue coasts, the traditional recipes, tasty appetizers and aromas.
Greece is among the most famous summer destinations in the world, with millions of visitors every year.
But, what are the main Greek vacations habits that can surely guarantee an authentic Greek Summer Experience?
One of the most favorite Greek habits, especially during a typical hot summer day. If ever visiting Greece, be sure that you will have your breakfast served by the sea, tasting seasonal fruits, traditional pies with Feta cheese or vegetables, olive bread, fresh orange juice and homemade traditional marmalades.
After a refreshing swim in the sea, the best choice is a tasty lunch served at a traditional tavern next to the sea. Feel free to discover the traditional Mediterranean flavours, tasting appetizers such as wine leaves with rice, red peppers and mushrooms stuffed with cheese, grilled octopus with olive oil and vinegar and fried squids. Typical complement with Greek appetizers is the traditional Greek salad (“horiatiki”) with Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Kalamata olives and a glass of ouzo.
Discover the “hidden secrets” of the place visiting. If ever find yourself in a Greek summer destination, you will surely be carried away walking on foot for hours, looking or shopping in the traditional small shops: souvenirs, accessories, clothes, traditional herbs and spices, bottles of Greek extra virgin olive oil, jars with olives, homemade sweets or marmalades. The best way to “carry” Greece back home!
Greece combines beautiful sea coasts and hills in the same place, providing visitor the opportunity to observe the endless sea or the breathtaking sunset from above. An ice-cream will be surely a good choice!
What would be a better way to close your day? A cocktail, a glass of wine or a cold beer next by the sea.
These are some of the reasons why millions of people love visiting Greece for their summer holidays.
Do it like a Greek and you will surely enjoy an authentic summer experience!