Tsoureki (Pascal Bread)

Holy Thursday is the day that baking is done within the house, the Pascal bread (tsoureki),  Pascal shortbread (koulouria) and the dying of the red eggs occurs. No other jobs or chores around the house should be taken care of. Dora Kitinas-Gogos shares this Tsoureki recipe: TSOUREKI (PASCAL BREAD) This is a fail safe recipe; it has come to me via ... Read More »

Vasilopita – The Saint Basil’s Bread

During the Feast of the 12 Days of the Nativity (Dodecaimeron), we celebrate the not so well known feast of the Circumcision of Christ. Unfortunately the pagan new year of Sol Invictus has become a global phenomenon which has overshadowed the celebration, meaning, beauty and traditions of the Feast of the Circumcision, and splitting Dodecaimeron into disjointed parts. We often ... Read More »