Both, the traditional and modern bakeries of Halkidiki, create unique bread products and pastries. The hard wheat, which is being cultivated in great areas in Halkidiki and is rich in proteins, amino acids, vitamins and rich acids, is used as the raw material. The traditional recipes which pass from one generation to the next, convert it into delicious pastries. The high nutritional value of the raw materials and the respect to tradition make the local pastries popular to all its visitors. All over the region one can see the traditional windmills, which were developed for milling grain for food production. There are still traditional stone ovens in Halkidiki, which bake delicious breads.