Ukrainian Wedding Bread Decorating

This virtual will explore the various decorations, symbols and patterns used in making a traditional Ukrainian Wedding bread (korovai). Similar to an elaborate wedding cake, the korovai is present at many Ukrainian weddings. Doves play a significant part in decorating the korovai, and participants will be shown two styles that can be made. Participants will also make other ornaments used in decorating the wedding bread. This workshop will focus on the ornaments only and participants will be provided the recipe and ingredients to make the dough for these ornaments.

A free of charge kit, available only to residents of Manitoba, containing everything you need to participate in the class will be available for pickup upon registration. Only 40 kits are available.

The kit includes:

  • Ingredients to make your own dough
  • Instructions

Please Note: This is an online workshop. You will be emailed a link before the event. This event requires a computer, laptop or mobile device with audio.

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ARE REQUESTING MULTIPLE KITS, YOU CAN ONLY USE YOUR OWN EMAIL ADDRESS ONCE.

Instructor Biography: Ken Romaniuk has been making ritual breads, including korovais, for almost 30 years.  He has shared his craft, skills and recipes at various festivals and workshops across Canada.  Ken has studied Ukrainian folklore and researched Ukrainian wedding customs, which led him to baking and creating this time-honoured tradition of wedding breads.

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Event Details

Date 14 Mar 2021 – 14 Mar 2021

Time 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Registration Fee Free

Instructor Ken Romaniuk

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