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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.

Breads

Calabria

DOP (PDO) products and acronyms

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