8 Traditional Easter dishes & a CONTEST to go along
Easter is a holiday celebrated by millions of people around the world. It is a time for family, friends, and of course, food. It is a perfect occasion to enjoy traditional dishes, and every country has its own unique Easter food traditions. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular Easter dishes from around the world.
1. Hot Cross Buns (United Kingdom)
Hot cross buns are a traditional British Easter dish that dates back to the 16th century. These sweet buns are made with spices, raisins or currants, and marked with a cross on top. They are usually served warm and spread with butter. Hot cross buns are a staple of Easter breakfast in the UK.
2. Colomba di Pasqua (Italy)
Colomba di Pasqua is a traditional Italian Easter cake that is shaped like a dove. The cake is made with flour, sugar, eggs, butter, and candied orange peel. It is usually topped with almonds and pearl sugar. Colomba di Pasqua is a symbol of peace and love and is usually given as a gift during Easter.
3. Pinca (Croatia)
Pinca is a traditional Croatian Easter bread that is similar to Italian panettone. The bread is made with flour, sugar, eggs, and raisins. It is usually served with ham, eggs, and cheese, and is a staple of Easter breakfast in Croatia.
4. Paasbrood (Netherlands)
Paasbrood is a traditional Dutch Easter bread that is made with flour, yeast, sugar, and raisins. It is usually flavored with cardamom and has a sweet and spicy taste. Paasbrood is usually served for breakfast with butter and jam.
5. Capirotada (Mexico)
Capirotada is a traditional Mexican Easter dish that is similar to bread pudding. The dish is made with bread, cinnamon, cloves, piloncillo (unrefined cane sugar), and cheese. It is usually served as a dessert during Easter.
6. Tsoureki (Greece)
Tsoureki is a traditional Greek Easter bread that is made with flour, sugar, eggs, and mahlepi (a type of spice made from ground cherry pits). The bread is usually braided and has a sweet and spicy taste. Tsoureki is usually served for breakfast with butter and honey.
7. Kulich (Russia)
Kulich is a traditional Russian Easter bread that is made with flour, sugar, eggs, and raisins. It is usually flavored with vanilla and cardamom and is topped with a white icing and colorful sprinkles. Kulich is usually served for breakfast with butter and cheese.
8. Easter Eggs (Global)
While not technically a dish, Easter eggs are a popular tradition around the world. In many countries, Easter eggs are decorated and given as gifts. In some cultures, they are also used in Easter egg hunts, a fun activity for the whole family.
These Easter dishes from around the world are just a small sample of the many delicious foods that people enjoy during this holiday. Whether you prefer savory or sweet, there is an Easter dish out there for everyone.
Speaking of which, we are running a Facebook contest these days that covers this exact theme: 🌟 What is you favorite Easter dish, our dear friends from the community? 🌟
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