- Russian кулич, ultimately from Ancient Greek κόλλιξ, "roll or loaf of bread". (Wiktionary)
“While the hot cross bun was peculiar to the British Isles, Christians across Europe traditionally celebrated the holiday with bread products of their own: An eggy bread called kulich prevailed in Russia, anise bread was favored by Italians and babkas appeared on Polish tables.”
“We make 'kulich' for Easter as a Russian tradition.”
“They often paint onto their pace eggs or spell out with raisins on their "kulich" the Cyrillic letters XB, which stand for:”
“The Russians decorate their eggs and their equivalent of hot cross buns is a special Easter cake called "kulich".”
“Each household also brings an Easter basket to church, filled not only with Easter eggs but also with other Paschal foods such as paskha, kulich or Easter breads, and these are blessed by the priest as well.”
“Personally I like the two Easters plus the rabbits and eggs but I also like the kulich and all that tradition, as well as the midnight vigil.”
“Personally I like the two Easters plus the actual Oestrebunny angle with the rabbits and eggs but I also like the kulich and all that tradition, as well as the midnight vigil.”
“Missed the whole painted egg show this time round but do have the kulich pictured below.”
“At this time of year cakes, tarts and biscuits come with heaped spoonfuls of religious symbolism, from Greek tsoureki - a plaited dough dotted with eggs dyed red to symbolise the blood of Christ - to the Russian kulich I want you to have a crack at: this cylindrical cake rises majestically skywards and its glazed top is decorated with "XB" - the Cyrillic letters for "Christ Is Risen".”
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