What Makes a Dish Mediterranean?




Flavors of Mediterranean kitchen are known worldwide – they are rich and delicious, but it’s not only the taste what distinguishes this kitchen from others.


 The health benefits for people choosing it are hard to ignore - they are less likely to develop high blood pressure, high cholesterol or become obese. If you're trying to eat foods that are better for your heart, start with using healthy ingredients of Mediterranean cooking.


Mediterranean food consists of entrees like fish and white meat paired with combinations of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and nuts. Olive oil is an integral part of traditional Mediterranean dishes, and it takes the place of butter or vegetable oil in the cooking process.


Red meat isn’t a regular part of traditional Mediterranean eating and is usually consumed only once or twice a month and on special occasions. When it’s incorporated into Mediterranean dishes it’s usually in the form of lamb or goat meat.


Red wines such as Malbec, Sangiovese and Nebbiolo are the wines of choice in the Mediterranean diet. When consumed in moderation, red wine can improve cholesterol levels. This drink contains antioxidants that work to fight cancer and improve overall heart health. The tannins in red wine also contain a compound called resveratrol, which is believed to improve the health of blood vessels.


Visit our restaurant and try some of the rich and delicious Mediterranean flavors, have a taste of a fresh seafood and pasta, and enjoy a sip of a good wine!


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