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Catholic Recipe: Paska Serna Svizha (Ukrainian Fresh Easter Cheese)


  • 2 pounds dry cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Details

  • Yield: 1 loaf
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Ukraine

This food celebrates the return of eggs and dairy products to the table at Easter.


Mix all ingredients together thoroughly. Tie in clean cheesecloth. Press between two plates for 1 hour. Slice; serve.

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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