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Lucky Greek New Years Cake History and Recipe

Lucky Greek New Years Cake History and Recipe

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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 Saint Basil. According to legend, St. Basil called on the citizens of Caesarea to raise a ransom payment to stop the siege of the city. Each member of the city gave whatever they had in gold and jewelry. When the ransom

There’s fortune in your Greek Coffee!

There’s fortune in your Greek Coffee!

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The ancient art of Coffee tasseography, called καφεμαντεία in Greek, is reading the leftover coffee grounds or residue in the cup, instead of having your palm read, just check out the aura in your cup!   The author of – I Tyhi Mas Sto Flitzani (Fortune in a Coffee Cup: Divination With Coffee Grounds), who uses the pen-name “Sophia” (which also means wisdom in Greek)

How is your coffee brewed?

How is your coffee brewed?

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Ahh, fall is here, pumpkin spice and everything nice.  What a perfect time for #NationalCoffeeDay!  Starbucks a buzzing, Dunkin’s swarming perky, and our local roasters and  coffeehouses are brimming with offerings of caffeinated delights!   We can almost  smell the brewed berries from here. How do you draft your cup o Joe? Percolator, Drip, Single pod or Briki? If you are Greek you are familiar with the

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