Variaty of Baklava at Pars Market Columbia Maryland

What is Baklava?

Baklava is a Mediterranean dessert made with Phyllo dough, nuts, butter, and sugar. After baking to perfection, a sweet syrup is immediately poured over the pieces allowing the syrup to be absorbed into the layers.

Greek Baklava with Almond and Walnut at Pars Market

Some baklava contains walnuts. Other variations include pistachios, pine nuts, almonds, or other nuts common to the Mediterranean and the Middle East. In many countries, baklava is an excellent compliment to coffee. Baklava is used in weddings, family get-togethers, and various other feasts and celebrations. We are glad to fill your baklava order quickly and efficiently.


The History of Baklava

 Many groups claim Baklava as their own. However, a check of the history of baklava yields surprising results. It is widely believed that it is of Assyrian origin.
Around approximately the 8th century B.C., Assyrians baked thin layers of dough with nuts, poured honey over it, and enjoyed this sumptuous treat.

Persian Baklava with Pistachio

Baklava was baked only on special occasions, usually by the rich who could afford such a luxury. A poor man used to exclaim, “I am not rich enough to eat Baklava in my house.” Things have changed over the years. Now, you can order baklava anytime and you do not have to be a millionaire to enjoy the great taste at Pars Market

Turkish baklava Pistachio / Walnut at Pars Market

At Pars Market We carry Wide selection of Baklava from Persian Baklava (Pistachio) Greek Baklava (Walnut and Almond) Turkish Baklava (with Walnut or Pistachio) and homemade Arabic Baklava Come down to Pars Market and taste the best selection of Baklava you could ever have, we are looking forward seeing you soon!