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The Ancient Greek Tradition of Birthday Cake

The global tradition of blowing out candles on a birthday cake might be rooted in an ancient Greek votive ritual to honor the goddess Artemis

Vasilopita Recipe: Greek New Year’s Cake

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 of Caesarea in Cappadocia, more than 1600 years ago. Here's a recipe for Vasilopita,...

Bakers Create Giant Five-Ton Vasilopita Cake in Peristeri, Attica

The Association of Bakers of Athens, together with citizens from Attica's large municipality of Peristeri, prepared, baked and distributed to the public a massive ''Vasilopita,'' the traditional cake Greek families enjoy on New Year's Eve, on Tuesday. Peristeri mayor Andreas...

Jennifer Aniston and Gabrielle Carteris Together at the SAG Awards

The 2015 SAG awards were held in Los Angeles today at the Shrine Auditorium in Hollywood. The awards handed out to performers by the Screen Actors Guild are usually good predictors of who will walk away with an Oscar later...

Greeks at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards (Full Nomination List)

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has finally revealed the nominees for the upcoming 72nd Golden Globe Awards and Greeks are prominently featured among this year's famous nominees, among them Jennifer Aniston and Greek-French music composer Alexander Desplat. Aniston is up...

Jennifer Aniston Breaks the Mold To Star in ‘Cake’

Jennifer Aniston talked about breaking out of her typecasting "box" for the indie drama "Cake" in yesterday's pre-Oscars roundtable that aired on Epix. The first of five roundtables, named "Hollywood Sessions," occurs annually and features award favorites for the Best...

Jennifer Aniston Gets Drastic New Look for ‘Cake’ Role

Jennifer Aniston began filming scenes for her latest film, "Cake," in Los Angeles last week, and she's almost unrecognizable in the new role. The Greek-American actress is starring in and executive producing the indie flick about a woman in a pain...

Jennifer Aniston Gets ‘Cake’ on the Big Screen & for Her Birthday

Jennifer Aniston just celebrated her 45th birthday amongst friends in Hollywood, and while she likely enjoyed the soiree with some sweet treats, a sweeter deal has just been announced: the Greek-American actress is getting on-board to star in and...