Category Archives: Bulgarian Traditions

How to make tasty Kozunak- traditional Easter sweet bread

Traditional Easter Kozunak   Ingredients: 1 kg flour 6 eggs 200 g butter or 1:1 butter:oil 200 g sugar 1 fresh yeast 250 ml milk grinded lemon zest 1 spoon rum almonds for decoration 1/3 tea cup raisins and/or chocolate chips pinch of salt 1 egg – white part Preparation:  Sift the flour into a deep bowl. Separately broke the eggs and […]

Celebration of 1st of March- Martenitsa

The 1st of March is known as the day of Baba Marta and people exchange Martenitsa. It is unique Bulgarian Holiday. On the day of Baba (Grandmother) Marta, people are giving each other Martenitsi with a wish for health, happiness, luck. Martenitsa is a red and white talisman – symbol of health and fertility. Tradition […]