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Pascha (Russian Easter cheesecake)



This coming Sunday everybody in Moscow is going to celebrate Easter. I was never religious, but Easter for me is a good old family tradition. And above all it's about food. I do not go into egg decorating affair, which is popular around here, but I have to have kulichi and pascha. Kulichi are special yeast fruit cakes and pascha is a kind of dense cold cheesecake. Together they produce a wonderful festive breakfast. Pascha tastes very fresh and complements the warm soft cake as a delicious spread. I do not bake my own kulichi every year, but pascha I always make myself. I do think it deserves to be made more often than once a year. It only takes half an hour but tastes really special. Read more...

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hisietari
May. 2nd, 2013 05:00 pm (UTC)
Oh dear, that looks completely irresistable. Thank you so much for the great recipe! It's fantastic to be able to get recipes from all over the world that are authentic and somehow real. A treasure for sure!
pinchofcinnamon
May. 3rd, 2013 06:00 am (UTC)
Thank you my friend! Feeling proud and inspired :)
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