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  • Easter bread
    Easter bread

    Easter preparations begin on Holy Thursday when the traditional eggs are dyed red and  sweet Easter bread may be baked. Lampropsomo (bright bread) or lamprokouloura (bright circular bread) is ...

  • Edible history project: Going Byzantine/ The dinner
    Edible history project: Going Byzantine/ The dinner

    If the hagiographers of 11th and 12th century maintained the traditional ideal of fasting, less conservative sources give a wealth of information about both the increased interest on eating and...

  • Greek vasilopita, the new year pie.
    Greek vasilopita, the new year pie.

    Throughout Greece, breads and pies with a coin inside, have been established as a custom on the first day of the year since 9th century. They are generally made in a round shape and can be a common...

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