Discover the authentic products of Navarino Icons, from Messinia, Greece, and the fertile lands of Costa Navarino. Prepared the time honored way, by small-scale local producers and based on recipes handed down for generations. Navarino Icon's products are of the highest quality and proudly honor the area's 4500 year old culinary heritage.
"PASTELI" SESAME SEED BAR
Pasteli, is a typical and characteristic Messinian confectionery made of the best quality sesame seeds and the region’s finest pure honey. It is produced with respect to the traditional craft of making Pasteli and with great care in preserving its excellent nutritional value. Gluten-free and sugar free, it is rich in vitamin E, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and iron. It may be enjoyed as a delightful and healthy snack with few calories. In Homer’s Iliad, the sesame seed and honey delicacy was referred to as “itrion” and was a favorite with warriors because it provided a natural energy boost, while ancient Greek athletes believed it nutritious ingredients enhanced their performance. 40g/1.4oz Ingredients: high quality sesame seeds, pure Greek honey