Baklawa (pronounced bahk-LAY-wa and even little bit-LAY-wa, and occasionally: little bit-LAY-wee) is the Lebanese pastry of phyllo, clarified butter, nuts, and flower h2o easy syrup. Lebanese baklawa is different in flavor than Greek or some Turkish baklavas. Baklawa is designed in a variety of sizes and styles, but do-it-yourself baklawa is usually rolled or layered and cut into diamonds. Each of the baklawa bakers I've known prepare the different aspects of the pastry in advance, to ensure click here 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.