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The understanding of fasting through Lent 6

The understanding of fasting through Lent

Restricting certain food intake through Lent helps to restrict and to balance the mind and metabolism with self-control and to reinforce the need for remorse, repent and confession and forgiveness in order for the body’s cleansing and the soul’s serenity and purification.

barra-masalata recipe

Barra-Masalata with Roast Vegetable Crisps recipe

Usually served as part of a meze platter with lots of pita breads or bread, taramasalata is a very popular Greek dip throughout the year. Here however, in a salty take on the traditional taramasalata, we present to you ‘barra-masalata’, using barramundi in place of roe which is the key ingredient of the original dish.