A traditional Greek Easter Bread (tsoureki) recipe! Making your own tsoureki can be challenging even for the experienced cooks, but experience has shown me, that it's all about having the right recipe. Go ahead, find out all the secrets to make it to perfection!
Greek Easter Bread...This braided bread, which is probably Byzantine in origin, is traditionally perfumed with the essence of makhlépi, the seeds of Mediterranean wild cherries. Check your local specialty stores for hard-to-find Greek ingredients.
Greek Easter Bread (Tsoureki) | Tsoureki, a sweet yeast bread made of eggs, milk, and butter, is a staple during Greek Easter. The three-strand braid symbolizes the Holy Trinity, while the red-dyed hard-boiled egg braided into the dough symbolizes the blood of Christ. The bread is delicious and keeps for several days, but eat that double-cooked egg at your own risk.