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Easter is the major religious celebration of the year in Cyprus
2007-03-15 09:39:25

Easter is the year’s major religious celebration in Cyprus and comes along with its own special culinary specialties.

Avgolemono soup, made from eggs and lemons in chicken stock, is traditional Easter fare and so are the flaounes or savory Easter cakes.

The flaounes are Cypriot specialties that contain a special Easter cheese, eggs, spices, and herbs all wrapped in a yeast pastry.

The main meal for Easter Day is souvla which is chunks of mouthwatering meat roasted on a spit under the spring sunshine.

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