Four metre, 60kg lagana bread made in Crete

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Today is Kathara Deftera, which means ‘Clean Monday’ and it is the first day of Greek Orthodox Easter Lent.

Traditionally, Lagana (Λαγάνα) is baked and eaten today.

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Dimitroulakis has a bakery in Chania, Crete, and for 25 years he has been preparing a giant lagana bread for Clean Monday.

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His lagana is so giant in fact that it weighs 60 kilograms, is four metres long and 1.6 metres wide, Creta24 reported.

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Lagana is a Greek flatbread that has a crunchy crust and a soft and airy inside.

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READ MORE: Lagana recipe passed down through generations.