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Monday, March 11, 2013

Bricks & Copper Baklava Review

This sweet pastry originating from the Ottoman Empire is a famous Turkish dessert. Hubby came home with a box of baklava from Bricks & Copper one day and I was like, "Oh no!" As you know, I am carefully watching my food intake these days. Okay, I sometimes cheat by eating cookies and sweets, but I make sure I can burn those calories right away. Being pregnant with my second baby, I want to avoid gestational diabetes mellitus as long as I can. So anyway, I welcomed the box of baklava, tried a bite then stocked it in the fridge.





layers and layers of filo pastry..




chopped nuts in between the layers..




drizzled with syrup.. so sweet!




a box of baklava sweetness..


My Verdict:
I like the fact that they did not pour the syrup and packed it in a separate container. That way, I can eat baklava with less sugar and the box wasn't sticky or wet.

Another thing that I like about this baklava.. less sweeter than those I had in the past. However, it has less nuts too. I was expecting my baklava to have more nuts in between layers and extra topping of crushed pistachios.

About the price, considering the taste and value for money, I think P500 for 12 squares of baklava is okay.

14 comments:

  1. Sounds yum, haven't tried one before though! Oh btw, which country are you visiting in May? sounds fun!

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  2. ang mahal pala ng baklava dyan! i always look forward to these sweets when my sister comes home from Abu Dhabi. :D

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    1. Mas mahal sa restaurant sis. They would cost almost P200 for 2 squares only!

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  3. Looks delicious. Haven't tasted such yet but love foods with syrups..yum! And oh, congratz on ur second baby :)

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  4. It looks good ah! I always save room for desserts.

    xoxo
    MrsMartinez

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  5. Okaaay, after posting a healthy eating inclined food post I am now super craving for a few bites (or more!) of these tempting baklava. >.<

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  6. Okaay, after posting a healthy eating inclined post I am now craving for a few bites (or more!) of that tempting baklava! >.<

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  7. Ohhh... congrats on your second baby! I pray a safe pregnancy for you.

    So that's what a baklava looks like! It reminds me of Napoleones, a delicacy from Bacolod.

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  8. Oh! I love baklava! My exboyfriend's mom used to bring me those from Bahrain everytime she comes home to the Philippines. Too bad I don't recall which shop she buys them from.

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  9. Oh! I love baklava! My ex-boyfriend's mom used to bring me baklava from Bahrain every time she comes home to the Philippines. Too bad, I can't recall the name of the shop where she used to buy them.

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