Symbolism of Easter

Published: 29.03.2021

Symbolism of Easter and Easter dishes

The dishes that represent the symbolism of Easter and are blessed on Holy Saturday are:

RED EGGS: symbolize a drop of Christ’s blood,

HORSERADISH: the symbol of the nail with which Christ was nailed to the cross,

POTICA: symbolizes Christ’s crown of thorns,

EGGS: a symbol of spring, they announce new life,

BREAD: represents life,

FLOWERS: a symbol for Jesus’ resurrection from the dead.


They make more than 90 million chocolate bunnies in the world every year

The symbolism of the bunny is not fully clarified. Eostre, Anglo-Saxon and Germanic goddesses of fertility or eggs and rabbits are to be donated every spring. Eggs represent love and friendship, as well as the whole of creation as a cosmic egg.

There is a story of a poor mother who buried cakes for her children in the garden and announced to them that a surprise awaited them in the garden. The little buddies ran to the garden and saw a bunny who happened to be there by chance. They cheered him on and thought he was the surprise their mom made them happy with. Yet another theory is that the bunny is a symbol of fertility and new life due to the large number of offspring.