Dear fellow food-lover,

Many of our favorite Mediterranean foods – cheese, wine, olives, Greek yogurt – are actually fermented. Learn more about cooking with these great tasting ingredients and why they are good for your digestion, immune function, and more.

Happy cooking from the team at Oldways!
Fermented Foods of the Mediterranean
Did you know many of the staples of the Mediterranean diet are fermented foods? Here are a few you can start cooking with today!
Olives, yogurt, and traditional cheeses give this salad a tangy flavor that pairs well with buttery fish like salmon.

An Oldways recipe and photo, courtesy Kelly Toups
Your new favorite way to eat your greens! A blend of broccoli and Swiss chard are dressed in a thick, garlicky yogurt with plenty of aromatic fresh herbs. Adapt it with the seasonal greens of your choice.

Recipe and photo courtesy Chef Ana Sortun
Pecorino-Romano cheese, green olives, capers, and sun-dried tomatoes lend savory Mediterranean flavors to these whole-grain fritters.

Oldways recipe and photo, from the  Oldways 4-Week Vegetarian & Vegan Diet Menu Plan  book. 
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