- 1 dako (large round barley rusk)
- 1 tomato
- ½ fresh onion
- 1 teaspoon sugar or honey
- pinch of salt
- some freshly ground pepper
- some basil
- some thyme
- olive oil
- homemeade soft cheese (optional)
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- Place the 2 pieces of the dako onto 2 plates, outer side or crust facing down.
- Cut the tomato in half. Grate one half into a bowl. Cut the other half into little cubes. We are going to make a mixture with the grated tomato to soften the dako.
- To the bowl with the grated tomato, add the vinegar, sugar (or honey), salt, pepper, finely chopped basil and the finely chopped thyme. Toss. Taste and adjust according to your preferences.
- We need the sugar or honey and the salt to balance the acidity of the tomato.
- Pour the mixture over the dako. Drizzle with some olive oil.
- Top with the tomato cubes along with the juices.
- Sprinkle with the finely chopped fresh onion.
- Can be served with homemade soft cheese, chrithmum (an edible wild plant) or capers, olive oil and some freshly ground pepper.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.