11 Authentic Easter Bread Recipes from Eastern Europe

After the strict fasting of Lent, an explosion of "forbidden" foods appears on the Eastern European Easter table.

There is no better example than these slightly sweet yeast loaves of bread full of butter, sugar and, sometimes, cheese.

A staggering number of eggs, a symbol of fertility, rebirth, spring, and the Resurrection figures prominently in them. Their names are often some form of the word ​paska, which means "Easter."

In addition to an Easter bread, some countries also make a m...MOREolded cheese dessert