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Pascal Shortbread (Koulourakia Paschalina)

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 Pascal shortbread recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 cup butter, plus extra for greasing cookie sheets, 1 and 1/2 cups ... Read More »

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 »