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Clean Monday and It’s Traditional Observance

By John Sanidopoulos* - Clean Monday -Καθαρή Δευτέρα in Greek- refers to the leaving behind of sinful attitudes and non-fasting foods. The entire first week of...

Clean Monday, Everything You Need to Know

“Kathari Deftera,” Greek for Clean Monday, is considered to be one of the most important feasts all over Greece, each year commencing the 40-day...

The Τhree Delicacies of Clean Monday: Lagana, Halvas and Taramas

(original story in Greek by Inga Athanasiadou) Lagana, halvas, and taramas is the food of the day on Clean Monday, or else known as “the...

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