Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Wordless Wednesday: Paskas Are Ready!


9 comments:

  1. That looks delicious! Your pictures are making my mouth water, lol.

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  2. Yom, Yom, Yum!

    May you keep sharing your ancestor stories!

    Bill ;-)

    http://drbilltellsancestorstories.blogspot.com/
    Author of "Back to the Homeplace"
    http://thehomeplaceseries.blogspot.com/

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  3. Oh wow, these look delicious! I don't believe I've ever had Paskas. Tell us about them...what's in it? Is there a tradition or story behind them? Have a recipe? I'm hungry!

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  5. These look wonderful, Greta. I would also love to know more about them as I have never heard of paskas before. Happy Easter.

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  6. First of all, YUM!

    Today I was presented the "Ancestors Approved" award by Dionne Ford of the Finding Josephine Blog. As a recipient of this award I’m supposed to list ten things I have learned about any of my ancestors that has surprised, humbled, or enlightened me and pass along the award to ten other bloggers who I feel are doing their ancestors proud.

    I have chosen to present you with the award. You can pick up the picture of the award on my blog post athttp://genealogyandme.blogspot.com/2010/04/treasure-chest-thursday-my-ancestor.html

    Thanks for sharing your ancestor stories!

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  7. Oh, Greta, I wish this weren't a wordless Wednesday post. Please tell us more about this delicious-looking food! And maybe you could give us the recipe, too, please?

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  8. Thanks - I should give credit to the baker, my husband, as well as to the "braid-maker," my daughter. Mary, Linda, and Nancy - Paskas are an Easter bread made by many Eastern Europeans, especially Slavs (Russians, Ukrainians, Ruthenians, etc.). They have a lot of eggs, which is something that is not eaten during the Great Fast, so they go into the Easter basket along with ham, sausage, and hrutka, aka "egg cheese." I will try to post the recipe for Paska this weekend.

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