Greek Vanilla Halva 400g, Haitoglou Bros
Halva, or halvah [HAHL-vah, hahl-VAH] is a traditional confection, dating back to the Byzantine era, when it was a popular and highly regarded part of people's everyday diet. Later it became introduced to the Mediterranean and Middle East, where it immediately gained popularity as a versatile, quality dessert. Today, Macedonian Halva, produced by Haitoglou Bros. is available in most international supermarkets and delicatessens worldwide in wrapped bars and cans, and in large slabs from which individual slices can be cut.
Ingredients and Preparation
Macedonian Halva is produced from quality, natural ingredients and is regarded as one of the most nutritious and healthy natural foods. This is emphasized by the fact that sesame seed, grown in the lush, fertile fields of Thrace, is the basic ingredient (55%) used in the preparation of Macedonian Halva. Nutritional analysis results show it to be an excellent source of protein (26%)and polyunsaturated fats (60%), while being rich in vitamins and trace elements, such as iron and magnesium.
Imported From Greece
A product rich in nourishment and unique for is flavor, Macedonian Halva provides an endless array of serving possibilities, enjoyable throughout the day. Excellent with morning tea or coffee, as an after lunch sweet accompanied by a light, white wine or retsina, or delicious as cubes served at parties. Try Macedonian Halva lightly sprinkled with cinnamon or a few drops of fresh lemon juice.
Macedonian Halva is prepared according to traditional methods, totally free from chemical processes and additives, further ensuring its value as one of the purest natural foods.