Month: February 2020

Saturday of Souls: Food for the Dead… Kolyva

Saturday of Souls: Food for the Dead… Kolyva

This Saturday is very high on the list of one of the most important days in the Greek Orthodox calendar and one of special meaning for people all over Greece. It is called the Psychosavato, which can be translated as the Saturday of Souls. It is a day of remembrance just before the great lent

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Five Vegan Dishes From Crete

Five Vegan Dishes From Crete

A common misperception of the modern visitor on the island of Crete, whether Greek or international, is that people of Crete consume excess amounts of meat, particularly lamb. That to a certain extent is true, however not for the reasons one might think of. Meat on the island was considered a luxury for many years.

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