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Christmassy Baklava

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Here in London, the Christmas spirit is evident really early on! It’s mid November and all the Christmas lights have gone on, the store displays are marvelous in their Christmas decorations, and the mood for Christmas has started to set in since October.


This Christmassy baklava just popped up on my Facebook memories, and remembering it just made me drool!
I contemplated remaking it-the photos are circa 2015-and reposting in English, but honestly, I also remembered that I had eaten such a huge quantity the last time I made it, that I decided that 2015 iPhone photos were just fine!


So here goes, this is my version of baklava after I saw a recipe in a British magazine, that suggested a chestnut only baklava. I decided to add some ingredients along the way-mostly what I had in hand at the moment-and voila: a chestnut, apple, cranberry, cinnamon, cardamom and orange, buttery, syrupy and crunchy baklava.


The first bite alone will make you ‘feel’ Christmassy inside, thus the inevitable nam…