Baklava (Baklawah)



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My second recipe for the Ramadan series is Baklava or Baklawa as it is pronounced in Arabic, it is a traditional delicious rich dessert that is very popular around the Mediterranean,it is consist of layers of phyllo filled with nuts and drenched in a syrup. Baklava mostly enjoyed at Ramadan and the celebrations of Eid and any other celebrations throughout the year. There are numerous variations of baklava filling ,A walnut filling , pistachios filling, almond filling, cashew filling or simply mixed nuts filling. The most coveted baklava of them all is pistachio baklava made with bright green, raw pistachio nuts.Also Baklava comes on various shapes and sizes you’d never dream of. Squares, diamonds, rolls, nests, spirals and many more other shapes.




I made Baklava with three deferent fillings, diamond shape pistachios filling, cashew filled nests topped with pistachios, and the round shape you see in pictures up. Preparing Baklava is not difficult at all but it needs time especially at the first time you try to prepare it but then when you start using to prepare it you will start being very fast.


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to prepare this recipe just follow the steps bellow,

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coffee and hibiscus chocolate truffles

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Who doesn’t like chocolate truffles? For me; I am in love with these little bombs. They are very easy to make and are very enjoyable yummy dessert bites to crave.

Have you ever thought of adding the hibiscus powder as a flavor to your chocolate truffles?  Very delicious sour and sweet flavors that mixed together at the same time very unique and just yummy. I have to mention here the health benefit of hibiscus and cocoa powders with both consider very good antioxidant for the body.

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No words to describe these little bites, Silky, creamy and rich in flavors the taste is divine. Making truffles couldn’t get any easier with this simple recipe. a very forward steps and the result is a very tasty bites that will make your kids and guests ask for another lil bite :).

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to prepare this recipe  just follow the steps bellow,

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Baid Al Qata بيض القطا


Collage2For February, in Arabic flavor group on Facebook; the recipe was so special and easy to make, the flavor are indescribable, full of Arabian original tastes, Cardamom, Saffron, walnuts and Cinnamon are our heroes for today’s recipe. Our recipe for today is from the beloved Kuwait, many thanks to our host Bedoor for sharing this recipe with us.


Baid al Qata is a name of cookies that is filled with a creamy mixture of walnut, cinnamon,rosewater and cardamom then deep fried in canola oil and tossed in icing sugar.The exact translate for Baid alQata was derived from the shape of these cookies the word Baid means eggs, al Qata is a name of  rare bird (Crowned Sandgrouse).


To prepare the recipe please  read the full story bellow that I copied from the Facebook group Arabic flavor, I wish you an enjoyable reading 🙂 

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