Here’s another copy of the Mary Barns koolich recipe. It is a little more organized although it seems to be identical. In looking for images of what these breads look like, I found several¬†images showing the koolich surrounded with colored Easter eggs. I also found a wonderful article from the St. Petersburg Times covering a … Continue reading

Mary Barns’s Koolich

This recipe was obviously used, which could mean this is a keeper. The recipe calls for “cans” prepared with grease. In my reading, I learned that these are sometimes baked in empty coffee or 16 oz cans with the tops and bottoms removed. The bread will rise out of the top and they remind me … Continue reading

Bread Paska

  From the recent acquisition of fantastic handwritten recipes, I decided to start with some that were unfamiliar to me. Paska had me looking to the internet for more information. As it turns out, paska is an Easter bread served in Eastern European countries as well as Assyrian Iran. It is associated with the resurrection … Continue reading