Easter Around Europe

Easter Around Europe

Easter is a sacred occasion observed all over the world to commemorate Christ’s death and resurrection. Families would spend this long holiday together at home, cooking or playing fun games with the kids. While we are accustomed to celebrating this event with hot cross buns, chocolate bunnies, and egg hunts, Easter around Europe is just as colourful and festive. Read on and discover what makes Easter in Greece, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Germany, and Switzerland special and unique.

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Greek Easter Bread Recipe

Traditional Greek Easter Bread Tsoureki-min

Want to make Easter extra special? Celebrate like the Greeks do and try this traditional Greek bread recipe at home. Traditionally made on Maundy Thursday and served on Easter Sunday, this sweet and light braided loaf called tsoureki comes bright and celebratory with its symbolic red dyed egg on top. It’s made with the two Greek spices mahlepi and masticha, giving tsoureki a distinct and delectable aromatic smell.

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