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Greeks celebrate Clean Monday with Lent delicacies and a huge Lagana

A bakery in Patras baked a super Lagana, the unleavened flatbread Greeks traditionally eat on Clean Monday. The proud piece of bread made of flour and water weights 60 kilos and is 4 meters high. Baker Pavlos said that the huge Lagana is a remedy against the …coronavirus. Greeks celebrate …

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“Kathari Deytera” – Tradition of Lagana, Sea Food and Kites

Kathari Deytera or Clean Monday marks the end of Carnival and the beginning of the Greek Christian Orthodox Lent – the 40 days fasting until Eastern. What is the best way to celebrate the beginning of Lent? With plenty of Food! Ha! And Kites!   Traditionally the tables are covered with …

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