Holy Week Food

Holy Week food is prepared for the commemoration of all the events that led to the death and resurrection of the almighty, Jesus Christ. The Holy Week well culminates before the beginning of the Easter. The Holy Week food is prepared from the holy Monday through Easter on Sunday. Since this auspicious week is the last week of lent, the traditional Holy Week food, are fish stews, garlic soup and rice pudding.


Traditional Dishes Of The Holy Week

Since the Holy Week signifies the last week of the Lent, luxurious food preparations, especially lamb dishes are prohibited for consumption. On the other hand, the customary Holy Week food includes fish delicacies like fish stews, cod fish cooked with spinach and herbs, garlic soup made from garlic, bread, water, oil and eggs, lentil dishes, vegetables’ preparation, rice dishes, Holy Week doughnuts, torrijas or French toast and more.


Modern Variations In The Traditional Holy Week Food

Preparation of the traditional Holy Week food, especially, fish, lentils, vegetables, rice has undergone variations with the modern times. Variations, especially in terms of the method used for preparing the Holy Week food are very common. Dishes like barbecued tuna fish spiced with herbs, palmito and egg, sopa e pescado, a distinct fish soup, grilled with hearts of palm, stuffed breads are now savored as modern dishes of the Holy Week.


Customary Way Of Serving Holy Week Food

The feast comprising Holy Week food is served among a gathering of friends and family. The feast commences with offer of prayers to God followed by the dinner.

Holy Week Food Blogs

Holy Water Not So Holy Anymore

Holy Water Not So Holy Anymore On : 17-Sep-2013 By : FitGal

Holy water, used for baptism and other Church rituals in Austria has been pronounced to be dangerous by the scientific community. A recent study led to the discovery of multiple contaminants including E.Coli and fecal bacteria in the Holy water. The...

10 Wonderful Homemade Dishes For Your Holi Party

10 Wonderful Homemade Dishes For Your Holi Party On : 14-Mar-2011 By : priyam

Holi is just around the corner and Indians all over the world are getting ready to celebrate it with a  colorful party . Traditional food is a must for any Holi party and if the dishes are made at home, then there’s nothing like it for adding a personal...

10 Tips To Make Delicious Kanji Ke Vade For Holi

10 Tips To Make Delicious Kanji Ke Vade For Holi	On : 11-Mar-2011 By : thot4food

With Holi just round the corner, the festive special menu is being planned in earnest all over India now. There is nothing quite like the kanji ke vade  when it comes to snacking on this particular fun filled, colorful occasion...

Ifood.tv Chef Vikas Khanna And His ‘holy Kitchens’

Ifood.tv Chef Vikas Khanna And His ‘holy Kitchens’ On : 03-Jan-2012 By : FitGal

MasterChef India Season 2 may be just over, but celebrity guest judge, ifood.tv chef Vikas Khanna cannot get over the experience. However, another experience, an ongoing one, which is even closer to his heart is making films  on the spiritual connect of...

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