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Traditional Easter Recipes From Around The World

Mon 07 Mar 2016

PINCA, EASTERN EUROPE

A bit like a large hot cross bun, pinca is traditional sweet bread commonly eaten to celebrate the end of Lent in Slovenia and Croatia.

PASHKA, RUSSIA

Similar to a fancy French dessert and cheesecake without the biscuit base, this pyramid-shaped dessert is traditionally served at Easter in Russia.

CAPIROTADA, MEXICO

Popular during the Easter period, Capirotada is a spiced Mexican bread pudding filled with cheese, raisins and cinnamon.

MONA DE PASCUA, SPAIN

Traditionally cooked in Spain during Semana Santa (holy week), this popular Easter cake usually resembles a large doughnut topped with a hardboiled egg.

CHERVIL SOUP, GERMANY

Maundy Thursday, known in Germany as ‘Green Thursday’ or Gründonnerstag, is a day when Germans traditionally eat green-coloured foods, with Chervil soup being a popular choice.

HOT CROSS BUNS, UK

Enjoyed for hundreds of years, no British Easter would be complete without the sweet spiced bun that is a hot cross bun!

TSOUREKI, GREECE

Similar to brioche, this bread is flavoured with essence from the seed of wild cherries and often decorated with hard-boiled eggs that have been dyed red, symbolising the blood of Christ.

Pictured below: PASHKA | CHERVIL SOUP | HOT CROSS BUNS

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