Holy Saturday

Easter bread

Easter bread

Serves/Yields: 1 bread

Difficulty: High

Season: All seasons

Greek: Tsoureki

It might be called easter bread but tsoureki is baked all year round.

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Easter Midnight Soup

Easter Midnight Soup

Serves/Yields: 6 persons

Season: Spring

Greek: Magiritsa

Magiritsa is the soup that Greeks break their 40 days fasting with after the midnight liturgy on Easter Saturday.

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Red easter eggs

Red easter eggs

Serves/Yields: As many as you boil

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Medium

Season: Spring

Greek: Kokkina paschalina avga

One of the nicest Greek customs is the use of red eggs for the Easter celebration. It is unthinkable to set an Easter table without them, for they add to the celebration and happy atmosphere. (From www.recipesource.com)

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Easter cookies with cheese

Easter cookies with cheese

Difficulty: Easy

Season: Spring

Greek: Koulourakia me tyri

Recipe by: Toula Geka, Mesohori – Larisa

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Greek Easter Cookies from Smyrna

Greek Easter Cookies from Smyrna

Serves/Yields: 5 dozen

Difficulty: Medium

Season: Spring

Greek: Pashalina koulourakia apo ti Smyrni

From GREEK-RECIPE yahoo group

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Traditional Easter cookies