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Cocoa Tahini Stuffed Sweet Bread

One of the staples of Greek Easter is undoubtedly tsoureki. Tsoureki is a sweet bread that resembles the Jewish challah only with some variations. The word tsoureki comes from the Turkish word “corek” that means any bread that is made with yeast. There are several sweet and savory variations of corek depending on the area...

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Sweet Bread Donuts or Tsounuts

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Tsoureki, panarët (Arbërisht), choreg or “chorek” in Armenian, çörək in Azerbaijani, kozunak in Bulgarian, cozonac in Romanian or çörek in Turkish, is a sweet, egg-enriched bread, rooted in the cuisines of Western and Central Asia. It is formed of braided strands of dough. Such rich brioche-like...

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Sweet Easter Bread and Easter Cookies (Tsoureki and Koulourakia)

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! Today begins for us Orthodox the Holy Week, following during the weekend, our Easter. On Saturday night ends the 40 day lent and people celebrate the resurrection of Christ. Saturday night we go to church holding candles and at 12 o clock the priest announces that...