Neither buckets of water nor whips. Celebrate holidays with Easter cuisine

Spectacular Slovakia listeners will lick their fingers at Easter.

An Easter lamb cake is placed in a wooden basket.An Easter lamb cake is placed in a wooden basket. (Source: TASR)

Easter has returned to Slovakia.

Boys can pour water on girls and whip them on Easter Monday again after two years of having to stay at home due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Canadian Naomi Hužovičová was at first indignant when she learnt about this Slovak tradition.

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“My jury is still out on that one,” she said.

However, she likes Slovakia’s Easter cuisine. Listen to this Easter-themed podcast from April 2019 featuring Naomi to learn what “Lost Chicken” and “Lick a Finger” are and to find your favourite Easter recipe.

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Related article Will you get a cold shower or a whipping this Easter? Read more  Related article A whip and a splash: men and women's views on Easter Monday Read more 

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