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Christopsomo

Christopsomo, a Greek Christmas tradition, entails elaborately decorated loaves or coils of bread made a few days before the celebration. Rich in design, it differs from regular bread, symbolizing the festive spirit.

Close-up of Greek ’Christopsomo’ means engraved personalized round bread with a nut on top

Christopsomo generally refers to loaves or coils of bread which Greek homemakers make two to three days before the great religious celebration of Christmas. Its only difference from ordinary bread is that it is richly decorated with various fanciful designs.

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