Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Easter Eggs #FolklorePhoto
In honour of Easter, this week's #FolklorePhoto is of Ljudmila Nikolajeva's beautiful, hand-painted Easter eggs at Newfiki: Cultural Concert Night which took place in 2013. This photo was taken by Nicole Penny.
Monday, April 17, 2017
#CollectiveMemories Monday - Easter Buns with Betty Rumbolt
On March 31st, 2011, Melissa Squarey interviewed Betty Rumbolt about her tradition of Easter Buns. Rumbolt is originally from Upper Island Cove, Newfoundland.
In this interview she talks about her first memories of the baked good, Easter celebrations in Upper Island Cove, the tools used in making Easter Buns, when they are prepared, and some specific memories tied to the tradition. Rumbolt goes into detail about how to make the buns as well as referencing differences in recipes and alterations made within the family. Rumbolt speaks to the tradition of baking goods among the women in her family, and concludes by speaking about the importance of traditions in families.
Listen their chat about Easter buns here.
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