Usually, people who have a sweet tooth crave something sweet to eat every now and then. Main course and big meals are all part of the meal, but dessert and sweeteners are just mandatory that add flavor not just to the food but to life too. Hence keeping in mind your satisfaction for a rich dessert, we are here with an amazingly delicious recipe of Almond-Cardamom Baklava (Azeri Pakhlava) that would just sweeten your day and satisfy your sweet cravings in an instant.
Baklava is a rich, sweet dessert pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup or honey. It is characteristic of the cuisines of the Levant, the Caucasus, Balkans, Maghreb, and of Central and West Asia.
Commonly regarded as a Greek specialty, baklava is available in a wide range of local variations throughout Greece, both mainland and islands. It is also widely found in Turkish and many Arabic and Middle Eastern cultures. Baklava is generally served on special occasions in many areas during religious ceremonies. Initially, when it was not as common and known, it could only be afforded by the rich and wealthy, but now is a dessert that every culture opts for and is widespread in different regions.
As the name denotes, Azeri Pakhlava is the kind of pakhlava that is found in Azerbaijan (Baku) and is made with utmost specialty and care with a layer of sweetener at the top, served after cut into diamond pieces for the perfect texture and taste.
Hence the recipe today is the combination of Yeasty pastry, hazelnuts or Circassian walnut, milled clove, cardamom, saffron, which are used for the preparation of pakhlava and would give a the deliciousness that is rare and unique. So sweeten your day and lighten your mood by trying out this recipe. Satisfy your craving and brighten up your events and occasions by serving this perfect dish to your guests.