Vasilopita is a traditional Greek bread-like cake made every New Year. The cake is made to bless the house and to bring good luck for the next year. Vasilopita is named for Saint Basil (Agios Vasilis) and traditionally, the first piece “goes” to Agios Vasilis. Beyond that, each family has their own traditions. Some will cut a piece for the church or the home, the Virgin Mary, some will just cut slices for present family members and visitors, others for family far away. Typically, the head of the household cuts the cake and the slices go in order of age (oldest to youngest). Inside the cake is a foil-wrapped coin. Whoever gets the coin in their slice is said to have good luck for the new year.