Greek Orthodox easter 2013 date is arriving ! I propose you traditional Greek easter dinner menu ideas for you to stand out from any other hosts. Preside over everybody with the below unique Greek easter food recipes I tested for you
Greek tradition : Celebration of Kathari Deftera is in Greece public national holiday celebrated this year on next Monday 18th. It is Clean Monday feast and also the start of 40 days orthodox lenten before Easter. Greek people celebrate Kathari Deftera in a specific beautiful way with flying kites, day-trip to the sea side or to the countryside and with typical greek fasting food…
Would you like a cup of Greek coffee Elliniko ? If, when arrived in Greece, you decide to drink greek traditional coffee, order one « Elliniko ». It is a kind of coffee also called Turkish coffee with coffee grounds settled in your cup. This coffee has singular taste and you should try it.
We have bright festivities in Greece on the 7th of January. We have a celebration for every person named Yannis (John in english) in memory of St John the Baptist who prepared the way for the coming of Jesus Christ and baptized him. Why is this feast so important in Greece ?
Christmas and New Year Eve in Greece is celebrated in a particular but intense way in Greece. It’s worth spending a couple of days in Greece to discover this way closer to values we tend to lose : Religion, Family and Human warmth at table.