Paska refers to Ukranian and Slovakian traditional Easter cake/bread. Paska came from Jewish feast called Pesach and from the Greek version of the word – Pascha, which is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In Ukrain, Paska which is a special egg bread is shaped into a cross and is served at Easter. In Slovakia, white cake Paska is baked on Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday mornings and worn together with eggs, ham, sausages, cheese and other foods to be sanctified in the church. Preparation and consumption of Paska has also popular ritual nature – its size and successful baking symbolized good future. It is a tradition of Eastern Slovaks.

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