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November 17th is National Baklava Day!

Posted on November 17, 2018

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Here are today’s five things to know about Baklava:

Baklava is the ancestor of strudel.

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It was brought to Hungary by Turkish invaders in the 16th century.

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The dessert cake was created sometime before the 16th century.

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Baklava consists of 30 or more sheets of phyllo dough brushed with lots of butter, and layered with finely chopped pistachios, walnuts, and/or almonds.

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The origin of the name is still up for dispute: Turkish etymologists claim an old Turkish origin while others argue that the word “baklava” may come from a Mongolian root.


Today’s Food History

  • 1749 Nicolas Appert was born.  Appert was a French cook and inventor who developed the method of preserving food that we call canning. He originally used glass jars sealed with wax and reinforced with wire.
  • 1869 The Suez Canal opened, linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea.
  • 1967‘ Incense And Peppermints’by Strawberry Alarm Clock is #1 on the charts
  • 1988 Wal-Mart opened its first Super Center at Wheeler, Oklahoma. It carries fresh meat, produce, dairy products, and baked goods, in addition to other standard supermarket products and discount store merchandise.
  • 1996 The World Food Summit concluded. Delegates promised full efforts to ease world hunger.

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November 17th is National Baklava Day!

Posted on November 17, 2017

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Here are today’s five things to know about Baklava:

Baklava is the ancestor of strudel.

maxresdefault

It was brought to Hungary by Turkish invaders in the 16th century.

turkey

The dessert cake was created sometime before the 16th century.

giphy25

Baklava consists of 30 or more sheets of phyllo dough brushed with lots of butter, and layered with finely chopped pistachios, walnuts, and/or almonds.

635774027160178268-thinkstockphotos-100441963

The origin of the name is still up for dispute: Turkish etymologists claim an old Turkish origin while others argue that the word “baklava” may come from a Mongolian root.


Today’s Food History

  • 1749 Nicolas Appert was born.  Appert was a French cook and inventor who developed the method of preserving food that we call canning. He originally used glass jars sealed with wax and reinforced with wire.
  • 1869 The Suez Canal opened, linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea.
  • 1967‘ Incense And Peppermints’by Strawberry Alarm Clock is #1 on the charts
  • 1988 Wal-Mart opened its first Super Center at Wheeler, Oklahoma. It carries fresh meat, produce, dairy products, and baked goods, in addition to other standard supermarket products and discount store merchandise.
  • 1996 The World Food Summit concluded. Delegates promised full efforts to ease world hunger.

Check out my book!

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November 17th is National Baklava Day!

Posted on November 17, 2016

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Here are today’s five things to know about Baklava:

Baklava is the ancestor of strudel.

maxresdefault

It was brought to Hungary by Turkish invaders in the 16th century.

turkey

The dessert cake was created sometime before the 16th century.

giphy25

Baklava consists of 30 or more sheets of phyllo dough brushed with lots of butter, and layered with finely chopped pistachios, walnuts, and/or almonds.

635774027160178268-thinkstockphotos-100441963

The origin of the name is still up for dispute: Turkish etymologists claim an old Turkish origin while others argue that the word “baklava” may come from a Mongolian root.


Today’s Food History

  • 1749 Nicolas Appert was born.  Appert was a French cook and inventor who developed the method of preserving food that we call canning. He originally used glass jars sealed with wax and reinforced with wire.
  • 1869 The Suez Canal opened, linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea.
  • 1967‘ Incense And Peppermints’by Strawberry Alarm Clock is #1 on the charts
  • 1988 Wal-Mart opened its first Super Center at Wheeler, Oklahoma. It carries fresh meat, produce, dairy products, and baked goods, in addition to other standard supermarket products and discount store merchandise.
  • 1996 The World Food Summit concluded. Delegates promised full efforts to ease world hunger.

Check out my book!

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November 17 is National Baklava Day

Posted on November 17, 2015

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Here are today’s five thing to know about Baklava:

  1. Baklava is the ancestor of strudel.
  2. It was brought to Hungary by Turkish invaders in the 16th century.
  3. A dessert cake of Turkey, Greece and the Middle East, created sometime before the 16th century.
  4. Baklava consists of 30 or more sheets of phyllo dough brushed with lots of butter, and layered with finely chopped pistachios, walnuts, and/or almonds.
  5. After baking, a syrup of honey, rose water and lemon juice (sometimes spiced with cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, etc) is poured over the pastry and allowed to soak in.

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

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Today’s Food History

  • 1749 Nicolas Appert was born.  Appert was a French cook and inventor who developed the method of preserving food that we call canning. He originally used glass jars sealed with wax and reinforced with wire.
  • 1869 The Suez Canal opened, linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea.
  • 1967‘Incense And Peppermints’ by Strawberry Alarm Clock is #1 on the charts
  • 1988 Wal-Mart opened its first Super Center at Wheeler, Oklahoma. It carries fresh meat, produce, dairy products, and baked goods, in addition to other standard supermarket products and discount store merchandise.
  • 1996 The World Food Summit concluded. Delegates promised full efforts to ease world hunger.

Check out my book!

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November 17 is National Baklava Day

Posted on November 17, 2014

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Here are today’s five thing to know about Baklava:

  1. Baklava is the ancestor of strudel.
  2. It was brought to Hungary by Turkish invaders in the 16th century.
  3. A dessert cake of Turkey, Greece and the Middle East, created sometime before the 16th century.
  4. Baklava consists of 30 or more sheets of phyllo dough brushed with lots of butter, and layered with finely chopped pistachios, walnuts, and/or almonds.
  5. After baking, a syrup of honey, rose water and lemon juice (sometimes spiced with cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, etc) is poured over the pastry and allowed to soak in.

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

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Today’s Food History

  • 1749 Nicolas Appert was born.  Appert was a French cook and inventor who developed the method of preserving food that we call canning. He originally used glass jars sealed with wax and reinforced with wire.
  • 1869 The Suez Canal opened, linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea.
  • 1967‘Incense And Peppermints’ by Strawberry Alarm Clock is #1 on the charts
  • 1988 Wal-Mart opened its first Super Center at Wheeler, Oklahoma. It carries fresh meat, produce, dairy products, and baked goods, in addition to other standard supermarket products and discount store merchandise.
  • 1996 The World Food Summit concluded. Delegates promised full efforts to ease world hunger.

National Baklava Day

Posted on November 17, 2013

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National Baklava Day

Five Food Finds about Baklava

  • Baklava is the ancestor of strudel.
  • It was brought to Hungary by Turkish invaders in the 16th century.
  • A dessert cake of Turkey, Greece and the Middle East, created sometime before the 16th century.
  • Baklava consists of 30 or more sheets of phyllo dough brushed with lots of butter, and layered with finely chopped pistachios, walnuts, and/or almonds.
  • After baking, a syrup of honey, rose water and lemon juice (sometimes spiced with cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, etc) is poured over the pastry and allowed to soak in.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1749 Nicolas Appert was born.  Appert was a French cook and inventor who developed the method of preserving food that we call canning. He originally used glass jars sealed with wax and reinforced with wire.
1869 The Suez Canal opened, linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea.
1967‘Incense And Peppermints’ by Strawberry Alarm Clock is #1 on the charts
1988 Wal-Mart opened its first Super Center at Wheeler, Oklahoma. It carries fresh meat, produce, dairy products, and baked goods, in addition to other standard supermarket products and discount store merchandise.
1996 The World Food Summit concluded. Delegates promised full efforts to ease world hunger.

November 17 – National Baklava Day

Posted on November 17, 2012

5 Star Recipe from MyRecipes.com

National Baklava Day

Five Food Finds about Baklava

  • Baklava is the ancestor of strudel.
  • It was brought to Hungary by Turkish invaders in the 16th century.
  • A dessert cake of Turkey, Greece and the Middle East, created sometime before the 16th century.
  • Baklava consists of 30 or more sheets of phyllo dough brushed with lots of butter, and layered with finely chopped pistachios, walnuts, and/or almonds.
  • After baking, a syrup of honey, rose water and lemon juice (sometimes spiced with cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, etc) is poured over the pastry and allowed to soak in.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1749 Nicolas Appert was born.  Appert was a French cook and inventor who developed the method of preserving food that we call canning. He originally used glass jars sealed with wax and reinforced with wire.
1869 The Suez Canal opened, linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea.
1967‘Incense And Peppermints’ by Strawberry Alarm Clock is #1 on the charts
1988 Wal-Mart opened its first Super Center at Wheeler, Oklahoma. It carries fresh meat, produce, dairy products, and baked goods, in addition to other standard supermarket products and discount store merchandise.
1996 The World Food Summit concluded. Delegates promised full efforts to ease world hunger.

  

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