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Tsoureki: The Traditional Sweet Bread of Greek Easter

Tsoureki (τσουρέκι in Greek) is the traditional sweet yeast bread Greeks make every year on Holy Thursday which is then consumed on Easter Sunday. Early in the morning on Holy Thursday throughout Greece, women start kneading the dough for the...

Holy Thursday Commemorates Last Supper in the Greek Orthodox Church

Holy Thursday and the Last Supper is the culmination of the Divine Drama in the Greek Orthodox Church: The last day of Jesus Christ on earth

About Greek Orthodox Easter: Everything You Need to Know

Greek Orthodox Easter, or Pascha, is the most important religious feast of the year, with customs and traditions that have been part of Christianity for two thousand years. The 40-day period of Lent before Easter (Πάσχα-Pascha), the solemnity of Holy...

Traditional Recipe for the Greek Sweet Bread Tsoureki

Tsoureki, or Greek sweet bread, is a favorite delicacy throughout the Christmas and Easter holidays in Greece. This traditional recipe for Tsoureki includes all of the beloved holiday flavors Greeks love. Tsoureki (τσουρέκι in Greek) is the traditional sweet yeast...

The Most Beloved Greek Desserts of Them All

Greece is known around the world for its delicious cuisine, and Greek desserts are no exception to this rule. Classic Greek flavors such as orange, cinnamon, honey, and sesame make Greek sweets some of the most delectable in the world. Revani:...

The Timeless Easter Traditions of Greece

The Greek Orthodox Church is blessed with rich, colorful and symbolic Easter traditions that Greeks have followed for centuries.

Tsoureki Rolls Recipe

Tsoureki Rolls, the raisins and cinammon filled Greek sweet bread rolls are usually prepared in Greece for Easter, but are great throughout the year. Here's the recipe: Ingredients; for the bread; • MILK 500 ml / 17 fl oz • YEAST POWDER 30...

Greek Baking Up Guinness Record

Tsoureki is a sweet, fluffy Greek bread associated with Easter traditions, when it is made and consumed in great quantities. Traditionally it is home-baked on Holy Thursday. This Easter, on the Greek island of Lesvos, confectioner Vassilis Pantazis will prepare...