Thanksgiving baklava

By FAYE LEVY, YAKIR LEVY
November 19, 2015 10:14

A Middle Eastern take on the American holiday.




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Pumpkin custard baklava. (photo credit:GEORGE MENZELOS)

Last month was the 93rd birthday of Sam Menzelos, the father of our friend George Menzelos. To celebrate the event, George decided to prepare their treasured family pastry – pumpkin custard baklava – and invited us to his parents’ home in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, to learn how he makes it.

The baklava was delicious – buttery, flaky, crunchy, creamy and sweet, with a hint of spice.

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