Foods That Become Tradition At Easter

Easter is identical to eggs, but some countries also have other foods

Easter eggs in Laguna Niguel, California - Image Credit P Simanjuntak

The Easter meal can indeed be special if it is celebrated with the right spirit to welcome the resurrection of the Savior, Jesus, who is the subject of Christianity throughout the world. This dish can be a kind of tradition in some places and countries in the world, say eggs are always synonymous with Easter.

You know, looking at some other countries in the world, like in Eastern Europe preparing Butter Lamb on Easter days, giant omelets in France, or Billby chocolate in Australia.

The dishes at Easter later became a tradition that continues today, some of the typical Easter foods are very attractive to anyone who fights into the country.

Butter Lamb

The distinctive features that symbolize the beginning of spring and the sacrifice of Jesus Christ made from sheep from butter are presented by many Catholics in Russia, Poland and Slovenia. But you need to know this is not a real sheep, but a lump of butter carved by hand or using a sheep-shaped mold.

Butter shaped sheep with a decoration on the eye using pepper. The body part with a red cross, or also often tied to the back of the sheep with a toothpick.

Cheese Rolling

A rolling cheese in Panicale, Italy which refers to the sports agenda in the Umbrian city of Panicale, called Ruzzonale similar to Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake championship in England. Participants rolled a nine-pound Pecorino cheese wheel, then a cheese wheel was launched, and people chased cheese and could take over the cheese.

Bilby Chocolate

Bilby is a small Australian native marsupial that has large ears and a long, pointed nose. Something different there, when Easter in Australia will often look bilby of chocolate and other bilby-related items in Australian shops.

Besides this event will be themed fund raising and raising awareness to save bilby and other fauna native Australia.

Giant Omelette

This is a tradition in one of the villages in Haux, France that keeps people gathering on Easter Monday, they will make a gigantic omelet. A total of more than 4,500 eggs are used and can be eaten by up to a thousand people.


A Hoctide Festival title in the town of Hungerford, England, was as lively as usual on Tuesday the second week after Easter known as Tutti Day. Two people serving as Tutti Men will bring Tutti Poles - known for their wooden sticks decorated with flowers and oranges adorned with cloves.

You know that the two men who became Tutti Men along with Tuti Wenches will bring a sack of oranges and will be distributed to people in exchange for a kiss or a dime.


Finnish desserts are made from water, malt and whole grain flour and orange peel. To make this food take a long time, it takes hours to prepare it.

These foods are roasted, then mämmi cooled for several days before consumption, and served with cream and sugar or milk.

Easter Bread

A typical tradition in Poland when celebrating Easter with a serving of babka or Easter bread.

However, interestingly not the food, this tradition precisely on the men who are not allowed to present babka.

You know when it comes to Easter there is always a myth, and this time the myth that says if there is a mustache in the dough to eat the bread will turn gray or bread will not expand.

If so, perhaps one day this unique Easter-like dish can be a special dish for those places, without waiting until the Easter moment comes. Of course!

Suimber: CNN Indonesia, The Daily Meal
Image: P Simanjuntak


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