Krìtamo (Rock Samphire) - Novel Tradition, 380g (13.4oz)


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Krìtamo (Rock Samphire) - Novel Tradition, 380g (13.4oz) 

Rock Samphire, also known as Sea Fennel, is a fleshy aromatic plant that grows wild in rocky crevices along the coast. In Greece, it is known as Krìtamo. It has a robust, sea scent, a delicious earthy, briny flavor and is an excellent addition to tomato and other salads. It makes a great addition to a simple salad of our boiled giant beans, extra virgin olive oil, Greek herbs and one of our vinegars. It’s terrific as a garnish in soups and over fish.

Krìtamo has significant nutritional value with considerable levels of vitamins C, E, and K as well as iodine and has high concentrations of fatty acids such as Omega 3 and 6. Sailors of old traditionally consumed it as protection against scurvy. It also has strong antioxidant properties with polyphenols such as flavonoids and carotenoids.