Vasilopita Cake Recipe

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Vasilopita is a traditional cake or bread served on New Year’s Eve to celebrate the life of Saint Basil. After baking the vasilopita, a coin is inserted through the base and when cut the person who finds the coin is said to be granted luck for the rest of the year.

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Triantafillia Kazonis: One Great Mum

With four children, ten grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren (and another two on the way), Triantafillia Kazonis is well versed in the art of motherhood. Over lunch at the club, we had the opportunity to sit down with Triantafilla and her daughter, Andrea Pappas, to find out more about this amazing woman’s life, family traditions…

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Recipe: Mama’s Baklava


When thinking of a recipe to share for Mother’s Day, we couldn’t go past the Greek classic – Baklava. Sweet and crunchy, this popular Greek dessert is the perfect treat to make with Mum. And who better to give us their tried and tested recipe than the Greek Ladies Philoptochos Society of St George Brisbane.

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