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Here are some friends with simlar question as we.And I have this question for many days,anyone help us?
Kitty said: Yes.Who made the dessert "Baklava"?-I try seach this on internet but no results found.Maybe this is a stupid question.
Mike said: oh,no,you are wrong.I have found as below for this question(Who made the dessert "Baklava"?),it will help you,my kids.

and is it Greek dessert or turkish dessert?
I was just curious :)

(please no rude answers thankyou :)
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Being as polite and as sweet as Baklava is,...I believe it is Arabic desert in origin, but Greeks adopted it, and gave it their own name the %26quot;Baklava%26quot;...you can buy it in both in Arabic %26amp; Greek delis.
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thankyou for the recipes Mike L
and for Blue sea%26#039;s wikipedia site.
Scott L is right it%26#039;s both greece and Turkey, but Arabic dessert too:)
lady deussen, I love both baklavas greek baklava and turkish bakalva too ;)
Don colibri i%26#039;ve tasted arabic tacos too.. Report Abuse
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ohh and squeakrs your right i think it%26#039;s a turkish dessert....
im not sure ... but I love baklava! Report Abuse
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I have eaten the dessert known as Baklava in both Turkey and Greece. I think it has a different name in Turkey (I%26#039;m too lazy to check) It is actually a very common dessert also in both Lebanon and Syria, in fact the best Baklava I have ever eaten was in a Lebanese restaurant in Puebla, Mexico. (also the very best %26quot;Arab tacos%26quot; which Puebla is justly famous for - the name is %26quot;Tonys%26quot; and its in the center of Puebla if anyone is interested.....)
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It is commonly claimed to be a Greek dessert, and a staple of most Greek restaurant%26#039;s menu. However, ast the previous answer-er stated, it is most likely central Asian in origin, finding its way down the Silk Road into Turkey. What you must understand is this--the Greeks don%26#039;t necessarily care for the Turks, and vice versa (overall, not on a person by person basis--I lived in Athens and OH the mouthing I heard when I asked if they had Turkish coffee once). There is a Turkish version, not as common in America and often mislabeled as Turkish Delight (it%26#039;s not--actual Turkish Delight is completely different). What we consider %26quot;baklava%26quot; is more than likely the Greek version. Howver, if you ask a Grecian or a Turk who made it, each will probably claim origin and the better kind. Personally, I love them both. Greek Baklava tends to be more syrup-y in taste, and Turkish tends to be a bit more %26quot;meaty%26quot; than honey-like.
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The history of baklava is not well-documented; but although it has been claimed by many ethnic groups, the best evidence is that it is of Central Asian Turkic origin, with its current form being developed in the imperial kitchens of the Topkap? Palace.[3]

There%26#039;s a lot more in the article is you care to click on the link

Interesting question.
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it is centuries old



I don%26#039;t know if this will help%26gt;%26gt;???

Edit I found another
8 century Assyrian

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It%26#039;s common all over the Middle East and North Africa, including both Greece and Turkey. Even as far east as India one can find similar pastries.
The exact place of its origin is probably lost in the mists of time.
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turkish, but it spread to many cultures
ps; how can people leave rude answers on a question of the origin of some food?

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