Pollalis Food | greens & herbs
100% greens & herbs naturally grown! Greek chorta, Greek salad, fresh produce, farming, bruschetta, herbs, oregano, thyme, Kritamos, Crithmum, purslane, glistrida
100% greens & herbs naturally grown! Greek chorta, Greek salad, fresh produce, farming, bruschetta, herbs, oregano, thyme, Kritamos, Crithmum, purslane, glistrida
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Wild Greens & Herbs

Locally Grown

Stamnagathi

Stamnagathi, belongs to the chicory family, loosely translated as jug-thorns, one of Greece’s many wild greens, was considered a medicine in Ancient Greece due to its antioxidant nature which helps regulate DNA reconstructuring, metabolism, etc. It is widely accepted as a classic salad in Crete and the Mediterranean diet. Tradition has it that farmers in Crete would cover the water jugs with it to prevent bugs from entering!

Purslane

Purslane, Greek name “glistrida”, is a wild green that can be found all around Greece during the summer. Perfectly combined with egg and potatoes, as well as other fresh produce, this super green is high on healthy fats which lower cholesterol!

Crithmum

Crithmum, Greek name “Kritamos”, sometimes known as “Rock Samphire”, mostly grows near the sea and is known for containing nutrients such as iodine, vitamins, omega fat & mineral salts which detoxes the body and stimulates skin renewal. Blends well with ouzo and Greek tapas, can also be part of various salads.

Oregano

Oregano, is an herb used in the Mediterranean region to enhance the flavor of meat, poultry & fish cooking. It is also used to season salads, stews, soups and other dishes. Since the ancient times, the valuable herb has been used to treat pain, colds, asthma, fatigue etc.

Thyme

Thyme is also an herb found in the sunny Mediterranean region and used exactly the same way as oregano in the culinary world. Thyme also gives us Thyme Honey, a top quality variety of Greek honey. Its essential oil can be used by pharmaceutical companies for various applications and its health benefits are similar to oregano.

Mountain Tea

Greek mountain tea, also known as Ironwort, famous for its anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-oxidant benefits, grows in abundance all over Greece and parts of the Balkans. Legend has it that it used to heal the wounds caused by swords during battle. A number of traditional culinary recipes use it for its aromatic properties.

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