Perhaps one of the most famous desserts where honey can actually play a key role is Baklava. This crispy and juicy dessert has delighted people in the Middle East, Balkan peninsula, Central Asia, South Caucasus and even Maghreb.
The origins of this dish are not well documented and just like many other recipes around the world, many countries have claimed its origins. Among all theories, the one that is considered as the most credible sees Baklava’s origins in Central Asia, during the Ottoman Empire.
You will also find different versions and methods as somebody adds walnuts and some other pistachios. We have heard of many disputes such as this one and we do not want to join this endless battle. There is one thing we can finally do: share our version with honey and walnuts (please, forgive us Team Pistachios). Let’s begin!(more…)