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The making and faith in the ‘Għażżiela’ (oven baked dough with the initials of the name of Our Lady) is traditionally used as a protection against thunderstorms. Its origins are unknown, but records show that Zebbug’s first parish priest bequeathed in his will back in 1737 a trust fund to permit the residents to buy flour to make għażżiela and protects the place from thunderstorms.

Date of Inscription: 18 October 2018

Reference: 06/2018

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