Clean Monday In Greece

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Clean Monday In Greece

  1. 1. Clean Monday in Greece
  2. 2. <ul><li>Clean Monday or Kathari Theftera (Greek: Καθαρή Δευτέρα), </li></ul><ul><li>is the Monday that begins the season of Great Lent in Eastern Orthodox Churches. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>It is called “Clean Monday” because Christians are called upon to begin the holy season with “clean hearts and good intentions” and it’s actually a preparation for the big celebration of the Easter. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Clean Monday is a public holiday in Greece, a day when families go to the countryside and beaches for picnics and kite-flying. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Roe salad
  6. 7. <ul><li>All Greeks are enjoying the traditional food of the day, including lagana (a special bread), prawns and octopus, cabbage leaves stuffed with rise, fish roe salad and halva with semolina. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Halva with semolina
  8. 9. The recipe of roe salad <ul><li>Ingredients </li></ul><ul><li>125 gr fish roe </li></ul><ul><li>4 slices stale bread </li></ul><ul><li>1 medium onion </li></ul><ul><li>Lemon juice </li></ul><ul><li>Parsley, olives for garnish </li></ul><ul><li>1 cup of olive oil </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Method </li></ul><ul><li>Remove crusts from bread, soak in water and drain. </li></ul><ul><li>Place the fish roe and the chopped onion in a mixer and beat well. </li></ul><ul><li>Add gradually the lemon juice, the bread and the olive oil. Beating the mixture, until becomes soft and creamy. </li></ul><ul><li>Serve in a plate and garnish with parsley and olives. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>1 st Gymnasium of Chaidari, Athens </li></ul><ul><li>For the e-Twinning project </li></ul><ul><li>“ Top 10 favorites with the EU teenagers” </li></ul><ul><li>2009-10 </li></ul>

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