Happy New Year everyone! I hope this year brings peace, joy, love, health and happiness to all.
I ended 2008 with a festive dessert and decided to to start this new year off with a subtly sweet one that brings together some of my favorite things–tsoureki and pudding.
My own Vassilopita (the traditional New Year’s cake made by Greek families) follows the tradition of my Giagia’s orange and cognac scented cake but many Greeks make a sweet bread-like version in the form of, what’s known in Greek as, tsoureki. One of my aunts gifted us with one