Category Archives: Ritual Dishes

The history of wedding baking – Dyvuvannia

07Dyvuvannia – is the unique decoration of a festival wedding table, the emerging of which we owe to the ancient Ukrainian traditions. This wedding bakery is considered to be a very symbolic rite which is undeservingly pushed out by the modern fashion craze.

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Kutia

3738_2Kutia is a traditional dish on Christmas Eve. People usually begin or end their repast by eating this dish. The main components of kutia are wheat berries, more rarely barley is used. Ukrainians also began to make kutia of rice. All products which are the...

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Kalach

Ritual bread recipeKalach – is considered to be ritual bread, one of the main attributes on weddings and some other Ukrainian feasts. Kalach usually has theoval form with a hole in the middle. It is mostly popular in...

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