Bread

Greek Trinity Loaf Recipe

Greek Trinity Loaf Makes 1 loaf This traditional Greek Easter bread acquires its name from its shape According to Greek tradition, the bread is cut when the entire family is seated at the Easter table Each person receives one thin slice from each of the three loaves 3 to 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (divided) […]

Saint Basil’S Bread (Vasilopeta) Recipe

Saint Basil’s Bread (Vasilopeta) Source: Lior’s Kitchen Talk A Greek New Year’s bread The cakes differ in the various regions of Greece: some are a type of bread, others a type of rich yeast cake, others are flat, made of cookie dough The cakes may differ, but all include the customary hidden silver coin It […]

Paximadia (Zwieback) Recipe

Paximadia (Zwieback) 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup granulated sugar 3 large eggs 3 1/2 to 4 cups flour, divided1 tablespoon baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds Preheat oven to 350 degrees F Lightly grease two baking sheets Beat oil and sugar Add […]