Baklawa (pronounced bahk-LAY-wa as well as bit-LAY-wa, and often: bit-LAY-wee) will be the Lebanese pastry of phyllo, clarified butter, nuts, and flower h2o simple syrup. Lebanese baklawa is different in taste than Greek or some Turkish baklavas. Baklawa is made in a number of shapes and sizes, but do-it-yourself baklawa is often rolled or layered and Slice into diamonds. All the baklawa bakers I have recognised prepare the different parts of the pastry ahead of time, to ensure read more on baking working day baklawa is especially an assembly project of phyllo, nuts, reducing, buttering, baking, [smelling the aroma] and drenching in syrup. The tip. Oh, and feeding on.