The treasure of Eglouvi, the mountainous village of Lefkas

And that treasure is Eglouvi’s lentils, considered the best lentils in the world. 
 
The local women sow the seeds after the New Year and they leave them to “sleep” under the snow. The summer the lentils are ready for collection by hand. 
 
Photo by lefkastour
 
Every August the local people organize the “Lentil Festival” which is one of the most popular celebration in Lefkas island. People of the nearby villages cook the famous lentils in enormous cauldrons and they serve it to visitors.
Tip: Wash them very well, boil them with care 
 
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