If you love Tortes, but have been looking for a lighter filling, rather than the traditional butter cream one, this is a great recipe for you. The cake layers are very thin, and the filling is mostly apples, with a nice caramel glaze.
If you love potatoes, but never tasted home grown potatoes, fresh from the garden, you will enjoy the taste and texture of these, and will try to plant some in your garden patch.
It is very easy to grow potatoes, since all you need is a chunk of a potato which contains at least 1-2 buds, called eyes, like this one:
To help you all out, I am posting several links to sites I found very helpful and user friendly, which will take the guessing out of your weights and measures conversions.
The Easter Basket of special foods (described below) is arranged on Holy Saturday, and taken to church, where a special blessing ceremony with prayers and sprinkling with Holy Water, is performed by the parish priest.
As you already know from my previous post, that Ukrainians follow an Easter tradition of blessing an Easter Basket full of special foods, which is covered with a special embroidered scarf.
These scarfs are hand embroidered by family members, and used only for the purpose of covering the Easter Baskets.