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Vegan Tsoureki

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By Aglaia Kremezi

Published 2014

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A friend asked me if I could get him a vegan recipe for tsoureki—the traditional festive Greek bread baked from a rich dough of milk, eggs, and butter, and usually braided, much like challah. No such recipe existed, so I set out to invent one, and here is the result. The dough is soft and easy to manipulate, so you can give it any shape you like. Inspired by a traditional wedding bread from Thrace, in the northeastern corner of Greece, I used part of the dough to make a coiled bread