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Record Breaking 2,500 kilo Vasilopita Made in Greece (video)

Greek bakers gave Greece their well wishes for 2018 by making and offering a record-breaking 2,500 kilo Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s cake) to locals...
Nine Vasilopitas for the Greek New Year

Nine Greek Vasilopita Options for the New Year

It's always a great idea to welcome the New Year with delicious homemade Greek dishes. As far as the most traditional one is concerned,...

The Greek Custom of Vasilopita and the Lucky Coin for the New Year

The story of the Greek Orthodox custom of the Vasilopita with the lucky coin inside, begins in Asia Minor, and more specifically in the city...

Greek Christmas Customs of Asia Minor

Most people who live in Thrace and Eastern Macedonia have roots from Asia Minor. Today, the descendants follow the customs that their refugee ancestors brought...

Ancient Greek Good Luck Charms for the New Year

Γούρι (Gouri) in Greek means both good luck and good luck charm. Objects and practices that attract good luck are ancient customs that have...

New Year Traditions Across Greece

The warm festive atmosphere in the beautifully decorated Greek cities and villages is topped with customs and traditions that are revived in various regions across...

The Most Peculiar Greek Vasilopita Recipe Contains Meat!

The New Year's cake -- commonly known as vasilopita -- recipe varies depending on the place of origin. It is not always sweet which...

Unique ‘Vasilopita’ Recipes from Across Greece

On New Year's Day or at midnight on New Year's Eve people across Greece cut the vasilopita, a traditional bread or cake containing a...

Vasilopita: The Roots of Greek New Year’s Cake and How to Make it

Vasilopita is a traditional Greek dessert prepared across Greece for New Year's Day with the roots of the tradition stemming from the legend of...

New Year’s Eve Forecast: Icing Sugar ‘Warnings’

“It was December 31, the last day of the year. Cheerful pedestrians were marching hastily on snow-covered roads carrying colorful wrapped gifts... But no...

Traditions and Ideas for Your Greek Christmas Holidays!

Christmas is here and New Year's day is approaching, so for those wondering how to make their festive dinners and gifts stand out, here...

Greek Naturists Cut Their New Year’s Cake

Naturists from all over Greece gathered at Ekali in Athens, Greece, on January 11, in order to cut the Vasilopita (New Year’s traditional cake)...

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