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June 16, 2012 / Food Follower

Baklava Heaven

Though I always liked baklava, a pastry made with layers of filo dough and filled with chopped nuts and honey, I never considered it one of my go-to desserts. My two reasons being it is hard to make and not easy to find in NYC.

However, I ate so much baklava in the past week. If I were a camel who had to survive on solely baklava, I think I would be filled for at least a year. (I use this camel metaphor because I rode on a camel for the first time on Tuesday!)

As you can see in my pictures below, there were so many pastries to choose from besides baklava.

The right row is all baklava! (I got pistachio and walnut baklava).

My two pieces of baklava (left front: walnut, right front: pistachio) and an apple honey pastry.

More delightful pastries:

I am in dessert heaven.

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  1. enjoywithjoy / Jun 16 2012 8:07 am

    I love baklava, I have not made it from the scratch yet…one my recipes of bucket list 🙂

    • Food Follower / Jun 16 2012 9:45 am

      Same! Baklava looks hard to make but definitely seems worth the effort. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog 🙂

  2. myhealthyohana / Jun 16 2012 10:14 am

    Wow, those look delicious! I have to be in the mood for baklava, but when I am, I can eat so many of those little guys 🙂

  3. Food Follower / Jun 16 2012 3:47 pm

    Haha so true! Looking at all the different kinds of baklava put me in the mood for them 🙂

  4. Marnelli / Jun 17 2012 4:08 am

    they all look yummy! And I want to ride a camel too! haha 😀

    • Food Follower / Jun 17 2012 5:23 am

      The ones I tried were all delicious. Riding a camel was awesome and definitely an unforgettable experience 🙂

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