Koulourakia (Greek Easter Cookies)

A great recipe for Easter enjoy.

Thyme & Honey

Koulourakia (Greek Easter Cookies) | Thyme & Honey

With my dad being from Cyprus we always celebrated Easter differently to all of my friends. While everyone else seemed to be given chocolate eggs my brothers and I each chose a brightly coloured, hard-boiled one from a basket of many that my dad had dyed that morning. I loved the tradition of cracking the eggs together to see who had the strongest one when I was younger, but when I first realised that I was missing out on chocolate eggs and cornflake nests I felt like I’d pulled the short straw.

Now that I’m older and less concerned with how many excuses I get to eat chocolate all day, I love the tradition that we follow and value that part of my heritage deeply. This year is one of the first that I’m not able to visit my family in Cyprus for the holiday, and I’m really missing all…

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