about this book
“Traditional Velykden: Ukrainian Easter Recipes” is dedicated to the magnificent Ukrainian festival, Velykden, the day that has no equal in its celebrations and is replete with ancient customs, good spirits and rich food. The recipes of the most popular traditional Easter dishes include: kholodets, shynka or buzhenyna, pashtet and pyrizhky. Desserts presented are such Ukrainian classic delights as medivnyk, makivnyk, rohalyky and verhuny. Some of the best paska recipes are included in the book. The articles describe the significance of Velykden, its rituals and attributes, including krashanka and pysanka, paska and the Easter basket.