Mediterranean Cuisine

Mediterranean Lamb: The Healthier Red Meat

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Mediterranean Cuisine’s Focus on Healthier Eating Mediterranean Cuisine is based on the livestock, fishing and agriculture that was available in the region which is prone to longer growing seasons and milder climates.  This climate made bovine meat and butter less popular in these regions due to unfavorable conditions necessary for expansive grazing lands needed to raise large quantities of cows.  Due to these climate restrictions Mediterranean cultures adopted a healthier diet, rich in whole grains and alternative sources of protein, specifically fish, poultry, game and lamb.  The...

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A Healthy Mediterranean Staple- Homemade Falafel

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The Mediterranean Diet’s Most Popular Dish Falafel: A Healthy Mediterranean Alternative Falafel is one of the most traditional and historic foods when it comes to Mediterranean cuisine.  Falafel is prepared as either a patty or ball made up of ground fava beans and chickpeas mixed with garlic, parsley and other spices.  Falafel is easily recognizable, as it is almost always served wrapped in pita bread and topped with delicious Mediterranean salad.  Due to the ingredients that go into falafel, it is an extremely healthy alternative to many comfort foods.  Falafel made from chickpeas...

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Mediterranean Foods Associated with Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

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Mediterranean Foods Associated with Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Hello all, Thank you for all your support and continued patronage and thank you for checking out our second blog post.   With the constant bombardment of award winning diet books and health cleanses being advertised today it can be difficult to find a reliable source on healthy eating.  Well, science has spoken and has declared that A diet of minimally processed foods close to nature, such as the Mediterranean diet, is decisively associated with health promotion and disease prevention.  Research done Dr. David...

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Choice’s First Blog- Mediterranean Catering

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Choice’s First Blog- Mediterranean Catering Hi All, Thank you for visiting our new blog!!  We appreciate each and every one of our customers, both regulars and newcomers alike.  We are starting a new blog series that will cover all things Choice.  These include fresh Mediterranean cuisine, culture, recipes  and much more!  We hope to become your number one Choice when looking for fresh food in Clayton.  Whether it be a quick bite to eat for breakfast or a formal catered event, we want to provide you with the best service and selection available.  With over 50 years experience...

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