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Apokries: the road to Lent goes through food

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The carnival season of Greece, commonly referred to as Apokries, is the main period of masquerading in the small Mediterranean country. Apokries is essentially the period leading up to Lent and the preparation for Easter. Its very name “Apo-kries” mean “(away) from – meat”; and it’s supposed to be the contrast of Lent that comes… Continue reading →