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February 20, 2023 3 Comments

This day marks the beginning of Lent for the Orthodox Church. Clean Monday is so named because Christians are "cleansed" spiritually and physically. It is a day of fasting but also a day

March 8, 2019 0 Comments

Clean Monday, sometimes called Ash Monday or Pure Monday, is a day of joy and excitement in Greece and one of the most anticipated days of the year! Greeks call the day “Kathara Deftera”,

February 23, 2017 0 Comments

Clean Monday (Greek: Καθαρά Δευτέρα),  is the first day of Great Lent in the Orthodox Christian Pasha. This day is also called Koulouma. This day in Greece is celebrated as a National Holiday.

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Lagana

A Greek flatbread traditionally baked on the first day of the Great Lent.

Tarama Salad

is a meze made from tarama (the salted and cured roe of the cod, carp, or grey mullet) mixed with olive oil, lemon juice, and a starchy base of bread or potatoes.