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What can vegans eat in Greece? A list of vegan summer foods Posted by on Jul 21, 2014

Most foreigners have connected Greek food to seafood, fish, cheese and meat. It’s true that the most typical dishes, such as souvlaki (σουβλάκι), moussaka (μουσακάς) and Greek salad (χωριάτικη σαλάτα) are animal-based products and cannot be consumed by vegans. Traditional Greek cuisine is based on the fasting periods during which people were not allowed to…

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Let the kites fly, it’s Clean Monday! Posted by on Mar 3, 2014

Clean Monday (Καθαρά Δευτέρα, Kathara Deftera) is the first day of the Lent that lasts until Easter. It is called “clean” (καθαρά, kathara) because the Christian believers purify themselves spiritually and physically by eliminating the consumption of meat, eggs and dairy products and by abstaining from sin. Customs Each region has its own customs but…

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