Mediterranean Easter Recipes

MEDITERRANEAN EASTER RECIPES   The first meal of the day is Magiritsa - Greek Easter Soup and is eaten after the midnight church service of the Resurrection, to break the 40-day fast that has led up to this most joyous of celebrations When Easter Sunday arrives, following church celebrations, the atmosphere is festive- full of joy and excitement! The Easter tables are ...

Magiritsa – Greek Easter Soup

MAGIRITSA - GREEK EASTER SOUP Magiritsa is a Greek soup made from lamp offal, associated with the Easter (Pascha) tradition of the Greek Orthodox Church. Accordingly, Greek-Americans and Greek-Canadians sometimes call it "Easter soup", "Easter Sunday soup", or "Easter lamb soup". In some parts of Greece, most notably Thessaly, it is not served as soup but rather as ...