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cuzzupa

sweet Easter bread

Traditional Easter bread of Calabria, often made in a shape of a fish, heart or chicken, with a hard boiled egg baked into the dough symbolizing the Resurrection (similar to the Greek Orthodox tsoureki).

Other names are sguta, anguta, cuzzupe, vuta, cudduraci, cuddhuraci, 'nguti, pizzatola or cullura.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Image by Cuzzupa2007, Creative Commons License