halvah means: Halvah, a rare natural delight that can be paired with almost anything and is also a great food addition. The Byzantine period in Greek history saw its first appearance in Northern Epirus. There, renowned Halvah-makers lived, making it a popular food choice for many people living in eastern regions of the empire. It is still produced today in the Middle East. Only two ingredients are used to make it: 50-55 teaspoons of tahini sesame seeds cream and sweeteners. Tahini comes from sesame seed cream, rich in iron, calcium, phosphorous and protein. Halvah includes all three nutrients that humans need, namely. The sugar contains carbohydrates, while the tahini provides proteins and vegetable oils. You will also find many B-complex vitamins in it. Halvah is great with breakfast. You can enjoy it on its own, or with bread. It is a delicious snack. This is a great addition to lunch, particularly if you are eating green salads or pulses. A nice way to finish your evening is with some halvah and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon. Halvah can also be a healthy mid-morning snack. It is actually a delicious daily delight made from natural ingredients, with no animal fats. You can also enjoy it alongside a glass wine in a pub or wine bar. (in Cooking Dictionary)
What else does halvah mean?
- Middle Eastern sweet made with honey and ground sesame seed. Sometimes, dried fruits or other ingredients may be added. Most supermarkets sell Halvah in wrap bars. (in Cooking Dictionary)
- Confection made from crushed sesame seed in honey. (in Merlin Dictionary)