Easter, also referred to as Pascha, is the biggest holiday of the year in the Greek culture. After a long period of fasting that includes Great and Holy Lent and then Holy Week, Easter is a time when we not only celebrate Christ’s Resurrection, but also that we were able to make it through Lent and were able to survive without the things we fasted from.
In addition, there are a lot of traditions associated with Easter itself, and many of those involve food. The Easter feast is one of the biggest of the year. Here is a look at the most common foods that you will find on the Greek Easter table: