Vasilopita

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Vasilopita is a traditional greek New Year's Day bread, made from a variety of different doughs depending on your region. Vasilopita will usually have a coin hidden in the dough before bakingOn January 1st, Saint Basil's day, slices of the bread are cut for family members, acting as a blessing on the house.
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'''Vasilopita''' (Greek: Βασιλόπιτα, Vasilópita, lit. 'king-pie' or '(St.) Basil-pie'), is a traditional Greek New Year's Day bread associated with the [[feast day]] of St. Basil's day, [[January 1]]. It is regionally made from a variety of doughs. The Vasilopita usually will have a coin hidden in the dough before it is bakedSlices of the bread are cut for family members, which act as a blessing on the house.
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*[[Wikipedia:Vasilopita]]
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Latest revision as of 15:57, March 2, 2011

Vasilopita (Greek: Βασιλόπιτα, Vasilópita, lit. 'king-pie' or '(St.) Basil-pie'), is a traditional Greek New Year's Day bread associated with the feast day of St. Basil's day, January 1. It is regionally made from a variety of doughs. The Vasilopita usually will have a coin hidden in the dough before it is baked. Slices of the bread are cut for family members, which act as a blessing on the house.

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