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Baklawa (Baklava)

Baklawa is a popular dessert in Syria, made by using nuts and sugar syrup wrapped in Filo. A ‘filo’ is a thin sheet of un-raised dough that is used in various desserts.

Among the most famous Syrian sweets are Baklawa pastries that are handmade-baked by using finest   fresh natural ingredients.  Baklawa is usually made in different shapes, sizes, and the main difference among its kinds lies in the fillings (pistachios, cashews, pine nuts and walnuts).

The Syrian Baklawa way of making starts by preparing sugar syrup with a dash of lime juice. After cooling, the syrup is added to walnuts and then mixed well. Baklawa takes about 35-40 minutes of cooking.

Lazakiat

Lazakiat is spectacular dessert composed of many layers of paper-thin crepes, seasoned with turmeric, ginger, anise and black sesame with a creamy sauce made from sesame halva, and garnished with fried walnut pieces.

Lazakiat is a traditional food in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan.

It is a popular food and it's very old, Syrians always cook it in parties and feasts. It is the main breakfast for farmers, especially before they go to their lands.

Znoud el- sitt

Znoud el -sitt is popular pastry with various fillings in the Middle East.

It is one of most famous Syrian sweets and it is eaten fresh, using the finest natural ingredients, to give a delicious flavour that distinguishes it from other sweets.

Znoud el-sit is made with thin sheets of phyllo dough that are wrapped into small elongated rolls while the center is filled with ashta (milk cream), then fried and dipped in sugar syrup, flavored with blossom water before being sprinkled with crushed pistachios. It is crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside.

Syrian baba ganoush

In much of the arab speaking world, certainly in Syria and Palestine, the smoky aubergine dip with tahini is known as moutabal. Here, baba ganoush starts out the same. But in place of the tahini, tangy flavours are substituted: tomato, pomegranate molasses, and fresh herbs.

The key to this dish is to burn the aubergine properly. this can be done by burning it directly on the flame or using the grill in the oven at its highest setting, placing the aubergines as close as possible.

Serve alongside a few other mezes or alongside the barbecue.

Kebab Halabi (grilled kebab with meat)

Kebab Halabi, Aleppo's most famous dish that is distinguished by its unique way in cooking in this ancient city.

Kebab is made by mixing minced meat (beef or lamb) with nuts, seven spice mix, onions, and salt, then put the mixture on long skewers and grilled in open fire or over lava stone this way which gives the kebabs a particular flavor. Although kebab is often cooked on a skewer over a fire, it could also be cooked without skewering on a grill, baked in a pan in an oven, or prepared as a stew.

The grilled meat is served with sauce and yogurt, mint leaves, and cumin powder.