Bakery – Rusk
The excellent health and longevity of the Cretans is attributed to their traditional diet. Cretan rusks are an integral part of the Cretan diet.
The Cretan rusk has been recognized as a product of protected geographical indication and is now a valuable health deposit. It is a great legacy of our culinary culture.
Pasta, one word that brings to mind thousand images, memories that awakens all our senses. Our pasta is made of durum wheat semolina or 100% carob flour.
Unique recipes and delicious that conquer many consumers, due to the pure natural ingredients used for their preparation, but also due to their high dietary value.
It belongs to the group of cereals that are the basis of our diet. In the food pyramid, rice is next to bread, pasta and breakfast cereals.
Rice is one of the oldest crops in the world, it is native and in Greece the cultivated area is around 250,000 acres, through 4,000 producers.
The Greek legumes have long history, special taste and a righfull place on our food tables. Full of nutritious value, they are rich in nutrients and are an integral part of the Mediterranean diet.
They are the best source of vegetable protein, they contain fiber, carbohydrates, potassium, folic acid, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium and antioxidants, while they are low in fat and salt.
Carob is the ideal “survival food” as it does not require special storage conditions, it can be consumed without preparation, while at the same time it is very beneficial for health.
The strong features of the carob are:
Due to the presence of at least six antioxidants that act protectively on the cells, carob has a significant anti-cancer effect by preventing the formation of tumors.
Rich in calcium because it contains 350mg per 100g in comparison to milk which has 120 mg- 130mg of calcium per 100g and these are not well digestible in the case of pasteurized cow’s milk.
Carob does not contain oxalic acid, unlike chocolate, which tends to reduce the body’s ability to digest calcium. Although it is very sweet, it contains 60% fewer calories than chocolate.
Rich in nutrients It contains B vitamins and β-carotene (vitamin A precursor), minerals (potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus) and trace elements (iron, manganese, copper, chromium, nickel).
It contains tannins, fibrous substances such as lignin that have a cholesterol-lowering effect, has positive effects on blood glucose levels and is used against diabetes and obesity.
It is rich in fiber that helps the proper functioning of the intestines and soothes the stomach.
Its glycemic and caloric index is lower, almost half, than any other bakery product on the market. It does not contain gluten or caffeine.
It helps treat asthma and relieves coughs and colds, so it is used as a base for many syrups and medicines.
In case of dieting it is the best solution, it is ideal, as it contains little fat.
According to the ancients, carob helps increase libido and sperm count.
Unlike chocolate, it does not worsen symptoms of stress such as anxiety, shallow breathing and arrhythmias.
Nuts – Dried Fruits
Nuts are among the best sources of plant protein. Consumption of nuts benefits the body and especially heart health.
Dried fruits are a rich source of nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants ideal for any body.
It is a well known fact that certain ingredients in some foods they can be very beneficial and not at all burdensome for the human body, when in fact they have an unusually high content of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and trace elements, can contribute to better physical and mental health.
Pure honey is the richest natural food in protein, vitamins and amino acids.
It is recommended for people with poor metabolism, memory loss, neurological diseases, intestinal abnormalities and weakness and weakening of the body.
Raks’s flours are selected and ground into a stone mill. The cold grinding, carried out by the stone mill produces flour that retains all of its organic substances and vitamins which are essential for our health.
Cereals are the most important plant category in human nutrition and occupy the first place in agricultural production in most countries.
Cereals produce the most basic product of the human diet, bread.
Can a dessert be healthy and not jeopardize our proper nutrition?
The answer is a resounding yes!
With a vast selection of sugar free jams made with 100% fruit and fruit juices without sugar and without any other sweetener, you can enjoy a healthy desert without any reprocutions.
Olive Oil – Dairy Products – Groceries
Olives… the blessed seed of the ancient Greek. A major gift for all life therapy
As it is known, Zeus grew up in a cave in Anogia, Crete and had a goat, Amalthea. Since then livestock farming in Crete has not changed form, it is supported in small animals and free grazing.
That is why its dairy products are special in aroma and taste.
Salt – Herb – Spices
It is the lifeblood of raw unrefined sea salt. “It’s worth its weight in gold,” the ancients Greeks said.
Natures gift, the herbs. Many of them can be used as alternatives to health problems.
Spices are a dried part of a plant (leaves, seeds, fruits, roots). They have aromatic and antioxidant properties and replace the various preservatives in food preservation.
Organic Beverages – Water – Juices
Plant- based drinks (milks) are certainly superior to animal ones. There are way more pros than cons. Find the one that suits you.
Not all water is the same. How many of us know what we drink and how many of us can understand what bottled water labels actually mean, whether their consumption is appropriate or contraindicated? depending on the needs of our body.
Cretan vineyards in recent years have made exciting strides, reviving excellent vinifications of local varieties.
Crete stands proudly next to the great wine regions of Greece, shaping its own identity and its own quality.
Gluten – Free Products
Η γλουτένη είναι μια πρωτεΐνη που βρίσκεται στα δημητριακά.
Σιτάρι, κριθάρι, σίκαλη και μικρό ποσοστό στη βρώμη.
Μια δίαιτα χωρίς γλουτένη είναι απαραίτητη μόνο σε ανθρώπους
με κοιλιοκάκη, ευαισθησία ή αλλεργία στη γλουτένη.