3 recipes for festive Christmas baking

  Christmas is a long-awaited and cozy holiday. Despite the harsh Ukrainian winters, it is always celebrated with warmth in the heart and kindness in the soul. It seems that love and happiness are in the air. A big feast is an essential attribute of the celebration. The whole family...

The symbolism of bread in the Ukrainian culture

  Bread for Ukrainians is not only an integral part of the meal but also a national heritage. It is called "God's gift," "breadwinner," and "holy" and is perceived as a symbol of life. Therefore, bread is not only an everyday food product but also an element of various rituals....

Christmas poppy seed roll – Makivnyk

  This delightful Ukrainian poppy seed roll (makivnyk) is 100 times better than any Christmas cake. Flavorful, soft, airy, and tender.  Just perfect for the occasion. The makivnyk recipe is for three rolls - one for you and two others for your parents and guests. Ingredients: Dough 500 g (17,5...