Does Baklava have to be refrigerated?
It doesn't have to be but it does need to be well covered and sealed or it will dry out. And if it wont be eaten within the next couple of days then yes refridgerate.....but yet, freeze it. It will taste almost as good as fresh baked if you microwave it for a few seconds after it has been sitting out, refriderated, or even frozen. depending on how long it will be before it is eaten, you can keep it in any one of these ways as long as it is properlly sealled.
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Baklava recipes are available in a number of cookery books which can be purchased from Amazon or a local bookshop. There are also any number of Baklava recipes available on the Internet. Allrecipes, BBC - Food and Simply Recipes are three such sites which list Baklava recipes. In addition, it is possible to find tutorials and recipes for making Baklava on YouTube.
Answer: Greece, Turkey, Iran, and other Arab countries all claim origin, many cultures have similar dishes by different names. More: Look at the stem of the word, "bak".......... the stem is original Turkish, for example, "bakmak". Baklava is very popular in Turkey it is a national dish. There are 3 capitals in the world today making baklava and 2 of these capitals are in Turkey: the cities of Gaziantep and Istanbul. The other capital is…
The origin of Baklava is Turkey. There is strong evidence that it is of Central Asian Turkic origin, with its current form being developed in the imperial kitchens of the Topkapı Palace in the Ottoman Empire. Layered breads used to be created by ancient Turkic peoples in Central Asia, and thin phyllo dough as used today was developed in the kitchens of the Topkapı Palace. Indeed, the Ottoman Sultan used to present trays of baklava…
Baklava is traditionally made with (Persian/English) walnuts or pistachios(never seen this kind, but it sounds good to me), but you could presumably use any kind of nuts you like. Pecans should work just fine, and if you search Google for "pecan baklava" you'll find all kinds of recipes for it, so at least some people seem to like it.