Baklawa (pronounced bahk-LAY-wa or even bit-LAY-wa, and occasionally: bit-LAY-wee) is definitely the Lebanese pastry of phyllo, clarified butter, nuts, and flower h2o uncomplicated syrup. Lebanese baklawa differs in flavor than Greek or some Turkish baklavas. Baklawa is made in many different sizes and styles, but selfmade baklawa is typically rolled or layered and cut into diamonds. All the baklawa here bakers I have identified get ready the various parts of the pastry ahead of time, in order that on baking working day baklawa is especially an assembly task of phyllo, nuts, chopping, buttering, baking, [smelling the aroma] and drenching in syrup. The top. Oh, and consuming.