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30 DAYS, 30 DISHES – DAY 25: Baklava

  Baklava is a sweet dessert, made from layers of filo pastry and melted butter, and layers of nuts (pistachio or walnut).  It’s cut into rectangle, diamond or triangle shapes then baked. Once baked, a syrup is poured over, making it sticky and sweet. The thin, crispy filo pastry is softened by the syrup as […]

30 DAYS, 30 DISHES – DAY 3: LOKMA

Lokma are balls of dough, deep fried then covered in sweet, sticky syrup, best served while hot or warm. Crispy on the outside but soft in the middle, when you bite into them they are slightly chewy, they are similar to donuts, but less cakey. Lokma is often made in large batches and is a […]