Hotel Grande Bretagne.Fava Beans

Thursday 5 May,Modeliciousbites went to a G.Bretagne event for Fava Beans. The event dedicated to the traditional products of Santorini Island that for years now speak to our taste buds and have won our hearts! Our professor S. Haroutounian Agricultural University, author of the file for recognition as a product of fava PDO (Π.Ο.Π product), Elias Mamalakis(sef) and  Kostas Skandalidis,Minister for Rural Development and Food  "traveled" us with their own unique way to Santorini island. At the end of the event we had the opportunity to try 5 +1 original island cuisine recipes from renowned chefs and taste SantoWines

What you dont know about Fava Beans?
High in protein and high in carbohydrates, but rather the uniqueness of the plant fava beans cultivated on the island for the production of split peas are the main features, as a product.
The sweetish taste, ease in cooking, is what characterizes  fava beans, a product grown on the island over 3500 years.
Helps proper bowel function, metabolism and  to control blood sugar and cholesterol.

Nutrition & Health Benefits Of Eating Fava Beans 
  • Fava bean has high concentrations of an amino acid known as L-dopa (dopamine), which works as a neurotransmitter in the brain.
  • The bean is low in calories and fat and has no cholesterol, hence making it ideal for health conscious individuals.
  • It is rich in fiber, which is required by the body to move food through the digestive system.
  • Fava beans are a very good source of phosphorus in the body, which is required for the formation of healthy bones and teeth. In addition, it also helps the body utilize vitamins.
  • The good amount of potassium in fava beans helps the body maintain blood pressure and regulate heart function.
  • The bean is rich in vitamin A that is required by the body to maintain healthy skin and promote proper vision, growth and bone development.
  • It serves as a rich source of thiamin, which is essential to maintain normal nerve function.
(Only 320 calories per serving.)

Earlier at the event.


Salmon-fava beans, Tomatini-Santorini cheese-kapari,blended fava-tarte

Santo Products
Nykteri Greek Wine,SantoWine .
 Coming Soon...Low calorie fava-beans recipe..xxx

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