Baklava Q&A

Q: What is baklava?

A: Baklava pastry is a traditional Middle Eastern dessert made by layering film pastry sheets, chopped nuts, and sweet syrup.

Q: How is baklava pastry typically served?
A: Baklava is often served as a dessert after a meal or as a sweet snack with coffee or tea.

Q: What is the texture of baklava pastries?
A: Baklava has a crispy, flaky texture due to the layers of filo dough and the chopped nuts provide a crunchy texture.

Q: What is the nutritional value of baklava pastry?
A: Baklava pastry is high in sugar and fat but also provides a good source of protein and fiber from the nuts used.

Q: How is the syrup added to baklava?
A: The syrup is usually poured over the baked baklava pastry when it is still hot. It is absorbed by the pastry and gives it a sweet flavor.

Q: What kind of nuts are used in baklava?
A: Baklava is traditionally made with walnuts, pistachios and cashews.



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