Koledna Pitka, Bulgarian Christmas Bread Recipe

Koledna Pitka, Bulgarian Christmas Bread Recipe

Koledna Pitka is a traditional Bulgarian Christmas bread. It is quite simple, but delicious. Sweet, enriched dough layered with butter. The shape of it makes it a great centrepiece for your festive meal. The design is definitely unique I am sure you would agree. ...
Handmade Stollen, German Christmas Bread Recipe

Handmade Stollen, German Christmas Bread Recipe

Perhaps one of the most well-known Christmas breads. It dates back to the 15th century. Stollen is a traditional German festive bread. Filled with dried fruit and nuts. Flavoured with nutmeg, orange, and cardamom. And a whole log of marzipan running through the...
Krendel (Krendl), Russian Christmas Bread Recipe

Krendel (Krendl), Russian Christmas Bread Recipe

You could say that I am biased because I grew up in Eastern Europe, but I do think that this is one of the tastiest Christmas breads out there. It might not have the texture of Italian panettone or the complex flavour of German stollen. But it does make up for it with...
Cozonac cu Nuca, Romanian Christmas Bread Recipe

Cozonac cu Nuca, Romanian Christmas Bread Recipe

Cozonac cu nuca is a traditional Romanian Christmas bread. Filled with nuts, cocoa and citrus. The flavour is outstanding. I had never tried such a combination, but now I love it. The dough is sweet and soft, and quite similar to brioche. Make sure to leave it...
Vanochka, Czech Christmas Bread Recipe

Vanochka, Czech Christmas Bread Recipe

Vanochka (Vánočka) is a braided Czech Christmas bread. Although they have it in Slovakia too, as it used to be the same country. But where ever it came from, it is a deliciously sweet and fragrant loaf of bread filled with raisins and flavoured with citrus. Watch the...
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