Baklava is a layered pastry dessert made of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey it was one of the most popular sweet pastries of ottoman cuisine and is sold in greek bakeries pastry shops and restaurants around the world.

Baklava is a buttery layered phyllo pastry filled with chopped nuts and soaked in a fragrant honey syrup there are regional variations of this dessert all throughout the middle east each with different combinations of nuts spices and flavorings.

Sahara serves a traditional lamb beef gyro in a sandwich or platter as well as chicken shawarma falafel and vegetable wraps stuffed grape leaves greek fries and baklava hellip.

While greek americans have a rich and diverse selection of homeland foods to choose from certain dishes seem to always show up on a traditional greek wedding menu yuvetsi is lamb or beef stew with orzo tiropita is a cheese pastry and baklava is hellip.

Ldquo greek food is simple uncomplicated and best enjoyed with family and friends rdquo says davenport ldquo historically greek cuisine is designed to share a tradition we encourage at atmos rdquo many dishes are generational family recipes customary to the greek islands including yiayia rsquo s famous baklava.