the girl’s Greek Easter


This year Greek Easter occurred a week later than Aussie Easter which meant that I celebrated with my family twice. The first Easter Sunday brought an abundance of chocolate eggs, while the second was filled with red eggs and tsoureki.

It is a Greek Easter tradition to make red eggs. While each Greek family probably has a slightly different way of doing this, it basically involves boiling normal eggs in red dye.

On Easter Sunday, you take these eggs to your family gathering and everyone chooses the one they think is the strongest. Then in pairs you try to crack each other’s egg. Everyone does this until only one person has an un-cracked egg. That egg is said to give its owner luck for the year… So here is a little luck for all of you!


Happy Easter everyone!


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