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What is Baklava?
Baklava is a dessert made from layers of filo pastry, filled with pistachio and sweetened with syrup. It is made from natural and fresh ingredients. The crunchiness of one bite of Baklava, its mild flavour melted in the mouth, the flavor of the rich ingredients and the texture of the syrup create a great sensation. So you can offer it in your very special days. The Butterfly Baklava is a very known and preferred dessert in the whole world.
When was Baklava discovered?
It is confirmed that Baklava was known in the Central Asia and was entered the Turkish cuisine from that origin. It started to be known in the Ottoman Royal cuisine in the 17th century. At the end of that century Baklava festival was set to become one of the most irreplaceable ceremonies in the Empire. It was offered to the rich and upper class members at that period. Baklava is growing in popularity. And besides, it was registered as the first Turkish product in 2003.
Where is the birthplace of Baklava?
The word Baklava is Turkish in origin and its birthplace is Gaziantep.
How does Baklava taste and what are its benefits?
The name of dessert Baklava comes from its initiative content. The flavour of Butterfly Baklava derived from its numerous contents. It is made from flour, amylum, baking powder, sugar, eggs, yogurt, vinegar, oil, and butter.
What does determine the quality of Butterfly Baklava?
The baklava is filled with the smell of walnuts originated in Central Anatolia.
The texture and the quality of its syrup determine its flavour. The syrup should not be so sweety or so sour. One of the important points in making Baklava is to make the layers so thin in order to make the dessert melts in the mouth.
Where is the Butterfly Baklava made?
Baklava is preferred and tempted the palate of different people in the whole world.It is made by the most famous and dexterous chefs. Our production devision has the most technologically modern equipments which meet the international standards of Hygiene.
How is the Butterfly Baklava made?
The Baklava: Butterfly Baklava is made from 3 layers of filo pastry. First, we make the mixture of flour, egg, yogurt, vinegar, oil, and butter. Then, we knead the dough, cut it up to small balls and wait for it to rise. Then, we dust the amylum and baking powder on the balls. We flatten the parsty balls by the rolling pin to form the very thin layers of the filo pastry. We put the 3 layers on the top of each other. We cut them in circle shape. Then, we add walnuts inside it.
And we pour the melted butter on it. Then, we bake it in a hot oven on 170 degrees until the colour is golden, so we remove it from oven to add some more melted butter and put it back in the oven and bake it for more 15-20 minutes.
The syrup: we boil a mix of 5 glasses of water and 4 glasses of sugar for 15 minutes then we add a few drops of lemon juice and boil it for more 1-2 minutes. We pour the syrup on the Baklava after removing it from the oven. It will be ready to be served after percolating the syrup into it.
What are the production steps of the Butterfly Baklava?
The Butterfly Baklava does not contain any kind of additive substances or artificial sweeteners. The sort of flour, the water amount added to the dough, the quality of amylum, and the flavour of the walnut are the factors forming the unique taste of Baklava during the production process.
After determining the amount of flour under computer-aided control, it is shaked in a double sifter and kneaded in very special machines. Then, it is flattened by the dough sheeter machines to a 5 mm thickness and then it is flattened by the rolling pins used by the chefs to a 5 micron thickness. Finally, we put the layers on the top of each other, give them the shape of butterfly after adding the walnuts, and bake them in the hot oven
What are the shelf life and the storage conditions of Butterfly Baklava?
The shelf life of Butterfly Baklava is 5 days as long as you keep it in a cool and dry place.
How is the Butterfly Baklava packed?
We pack Butterfly Baklava in a metal box, after vacuuming it in a very secure way.