Melopita (Honey Pie)

A traditional greek cheese and honey cake – traditionally made with Myzithra, though this can be substituted with ricotta cheese.… Read More

Melopita (Honey Pie)

A traditional greek cheese and honey cake – traditionally made with Myzithra, though this can be substituted with ricotta cheese.… Read More

Tsourekia

Ingredients: 2 cups, plus 2-3 tablespoons, milk 2 envelopes active dry yeast 8-9 cups bread flour 1 3/4 cups sugar 1 cup almonds, very finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt Grated rind of one orange 2 teaspoons finely ground aniseed 1/4 … Read More

Onion Skin Dyed Pascha Eggs

Include an egg for each person of your family! Often the women of our parish make many onion skin dyed pascha eggs, as they are passed out to those attending the Paschal services after the service is completed.… Read More

Egg cheese – Hrudka

This slightly sweet “cheese” is often used in Pascha baskets to remind us to be moderate in all things. It is wonderful when spread on kulich or pascha bread!… Read More

Kulich

This recipe from the recipe book “From a Monastery Kitchen” is a classic Pascha basket recipe – a delicious, rich bread topped with a sweet glaze. Often, people in my parish put their Paschal candles in the top of the bread.… Read More

Sirnahya Paska

This cheese paska recipe from the cookbook “From a Monastery Kitchen” is great for those of us who have trouble getting a smooth texture with the traditional farmer’s cheese based paska recipe. It’s delicious! 0 from 0 votes Print Sirnahya … Read More

Paska Bread

0 from 0 votes Print Paska Bread Course: Pascha Recipes Ingredients For the Sponge: 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water 110 degrees F/45 degrees C 1/2 cup white sugar 3 cups warm milk 4 cups … Read More

Great and Holy Friday

“Awesome and paradoxical is the mystery that we see unfolding today. He who is untouchable is now arrested. He who releases Adam from the curse is taken prisoner. He who searches and tries the hearts and minds is unjustly put … Read More

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