24 Traditional Easter Foods From Around The World… #7 Is The Ultimate Comfort Snack.

ADVERTISEMENT

Gubana - Italy

The Easter holiday is fast-approaching, and cuisine on this feast day isn't just limited to your grandmother's hot cross buns or your Italian cousin's lamb butter. All over the world, Easter food is as diverse and colorful as the different cultures that celebrate it. Take a look at these interesting dishes below - will any of them be making an appearance on your Easter table?


Gubana hails from northern Venice, and is a dense, sweet brioche bread that is filled with chocolate, raisins and alcohol.

Rowena

L'agneau Pasca l- France

Also known as traditional leg of lamb, this simple dish is made with just five ingredients: Garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil, and the leg itself. Sometimes, it can be spruced up by adding rosemary.

Toyohara

Advocaat - Netherlands

This is a traditional Easter beverage made from eggs, sugar, and brandy, similar to eggnog. The Dutch drink it as an apertif on Easter, and also use it as a topping for waffles.

Stijn Nieuwendijk

Capirotada - Mexico

This Mexican bread pudding is made with nuts, fruits, figs, and mixed with aged cheese. It is served throughout Lent, particularly on Good Friday.

Luna sin estrellas

Torta Pascualina - Argentina

The torta pascualina is similar to quiche, but is also filled with a delicious fresh ricotta cheese.

mizsarah

Hornazo - Spain

This meat pie is stuffed with spicy chorizo and hard-boiled eggs. It is eaten during lent throughout Spain, but particularly in Salamanca.

Tom Head

Bun and Cheese - Jamaica

Also known as spiced bun, this sweet bread is topped with a creamy and mild cheddar cheese and served on Easter morning.

Corey'sWorld

Mämmi - Finland

Though it might look like Oreos in milk, Mämmi is actually a traditional Finnish easter dessert made from molasses, salt, and powdered orange zest.

Antti T. Nissinen

Tsoureki - Greece

This stringy Greek Easter bread is unique because it contains two traditional Greek spices, mastic and mahlab.

Emily

Babka - Ukraine

This dense, leavened bread is made from a rich dough that is mixed with raisins. It is also a popular Easter dish in the United States.

Alpha

Rosca de Pascua - Argentina

This Argentinian baked good is a sweet bread, usually with eggs nestled inside.

Rebecca T. Caro

Flaounes - Cyprus

This special Easter bread is eaten in Cyprus. The bread is filled with cheese and raisins, prepared on Good Friday and then eaten on Easter sunday.

Michael Koukoullis

Kulich - Russian

Many Russians have their kulich blessed by a priest. The bread is cooked in a tall pan and then served with cheese pashka, the pyramid seen in the photo.

Sergey Rodovnichenko

Schinken im Brotteig - Germany

The name literally translates to "ham in bread," and that's exactly what you'll find should you cut open this traditional German Easter dish.

ponte1112

Ma'amoul - Lebanon

These Lebanese treats are small shortbreads filled with pistachios, walnuts, and dates.

sylvar

Hot Cross Buns - UK

Perhaps one of the most famous Easter dishes, the hot cross bun is a light brioche-style bread that is cut on top before baking.Sometimes, hot cross buns are frosted.

Alpha

Easter Ham - America

The classic American dish can be sweet, glazed, or even spicy.

Lori Scott

Paçoca de Amendoim, Brazil

This is actually a candy, made from ground peanuts, cassava flour, sugar, and salt.

Paulo Renato

Bialy Barszcz - Poland

This Polish white borscht is made with foods that Polish people have blessed at the church on Easter Sunday, including sausage, eggs, and butter.

Winiary

Fanesca - Ecuador

Ecuadorians eat this soup during all of Holy Week. It is made from figleaf gourd, pumpkins, and twelve different kinds of beans and grains.

regilyeh

Fesikh - Egypt

This ungutted fish is salted, dehydrated, and served with other popular Egyptian foods on Easter.

marouanie

Cape Malay Pickled Fish -South Africa

The fish is cooked first, and then pickled in a stew. South African serve it cold, with a side of buns and salad.

Curious Wines

Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá - Portugal

Bacahau is the Portuguese word for cod, and this casserole is made wtih bacalhau, potatoes, onions, and eggs.

Portuguese Diner

Paraguayan Cipa - Paraguay

This round cake is made with corn grains that give it a dense and chewy texture. It is eaten in Paraguay on Easter morning.

Alta Gracia Hotel