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Why Ukrainians honor bread so much? Discover the world of traditions

In Ukraine bread is the symbol of life. Since ancient times it was highly honored. Ukrainians call the bread “saint/holy”, “gift from above”, “father”, “breadwinner”, and “head.” In Ukraine none important event happens without bread.

Symbolizing life in rituals and traditions, bread has been...

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Christmas Kalach

rojdestvkalachThere is a tradition in Ukraine to present kalach when visiting relatives and friends during Christmas and New Year holidays.

Of course, there is a wide choice in shops. However there is nothing like flavorful, golden, and sweet homemade kalach. Real...

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Homemade garlic bread

e8e2af885aa9You can serve this spicy and savoury homemade garlic bread as a snack. It is easy to bake, toothsome to eat, and quickly to cook.

Ingredients:
  • 100-120 g (0,22 – 0,26 lb) melted dairy butter
  • a loaf of French...
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Wedding round loaf of bread

karavayToday we are going to cook the Ukrainian round loaf of bread for a wedding. It is the first bread which newlyweds should taste together.

Parents-in-law present this round loaf on a Ukrainian embroidered towel. The parents meet the happy pair with bread and salt...

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Onion garlic bread in a bread machine

url Ingredients:
  • 500 g wheat flour
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 bulb onions
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 40 g dairy butter
  • 330 ml water
  • 1, 5 tsp fast-acting yeast
  • 2 tsp sunflower oil
Cooking

Sift the flour and place it in...

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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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