Bosnian Baklava – delicious and nutritious traditional desert


If you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious treat while in Mostar, Bosnian baklava is a must-try! This sweet pastry is made with layers of filo dough filled with nuts and sugary syrup, and it’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Baklava is a popular dessert in many countries around the world, but it originated in the Middle East. If you’re looking for a unique experience while in Mostar, order it from one of the local restaurants in Mostar and give this tasty pastry a try!

What is Baklava?

Baklava is a layered pastry made with filo dough, nuts, and syrup. It is prevalent in many countries around the world and most likely originated in the Middle East. Baklava can be made with different types of nuts including pistachios, almonds, or walnuts. The filling is sweetened with sugar or honey and the baklava is often drenched in syrup.

How to eat baklava?

Baklava is a sweet pastry, so it is typically eaten as a dessert. However, because it is made with nuts and filo dough, it can also be a nutritious snack. If you are looking for a Bosnian Baklava recipe, there are many online and in cookbooks.

Baklava is best enjoyed fresh out of the oven, but it can also be stored in an airtight container for up to two weeks and served chilled.

When you are ready to eat your baklava, cut it into small pieces and enjoy!

Baklava allergy and high blood pressure warning

Baklava may look like a harmless delicious treat but it can be very dangerous to people with nut allergies and high blood pressure.

If you have a nut allergy, baklava is one of the worst things you can eat because it is full of nuts. If you have high blood pressure, baklava is also one of the worst things you can eat because it is very sweet.

So if you have a nut allergy or high blood pressure, please be careful when eating baklava!

On the other hand, Bosnian Baklava is not only delicious and nutritious but it is also known as Bosnian Viagra. This is because baklava is full of nuts which are known to increase libido.

Baklava and Bosnian Coffee

Bosnian Baklava in Mostar is often served with Bosnian coffee. This coffee is strong and thick, and it has a unique flavor that pairs well with the sweetness of the baklava. If you are looking for a caffeine fix while in Mostar, order a cup of Bosnian coffee and enjoy it with your baklava!

Baklava and Ice cream

Another popular way to enjoy Bosnian baklava in Mostar on a hot summer day is with Ice cream. This combination might sound strange, but the sweetness of the baklava and the creaminess of the ice cream are a perfect match! If you are looking for a truly unique and delicious experience while in Mostar, order baklava with ice cream at one of the Mostar restaurants.

Where to eat good Bosnian Baklava in Mostar?

If you are looking for good Bosnian baklava in Mostar, there are many options! Here are a few of the best places to enjoy this delicious pastry:

You can try baklava in any of the local restaurants. Some make it in-house, others get it from a supplier. Some vendors try to cut costs and substitute nuts with cheaper alternatives resulting in less than original flavour and ultimately, a baklava eating experience.

The type of phyllo dough used greatly influences the taste and quality, as well. There are 2 types of phyllo dough, ready-made that you can buy in shops, or made from scratch. The one made from scratch is more labor-intensive but tastier.

Bosnian Baklava at Food House Restaurant in Mostar

Food House Restaurant is according to our humble opinion but backed by numerous Tripadvisor and Google reviews one of the best places to enjoy baklava in Mostar! We do not make our own baklava but rather we source it from a local women’s association called Most. We created a partnership with this local association that supports women enterpreneurship in less developed parts of the country where we have local women prepare Baklava by hand following an old Bosnian baklava recipe. This way local women create an additional income and we get to serve our customers delicious baklava!

The Bosnian baklava at Food House Restaurant in Mostar is made with fresh locally sourced ingredients and it’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

We hope you’ll have a chance to try our baklava and if you do, please let us know what you think!

Making Bosnian Baklava at home

If you’re feeling ambitious, you can try making baklava at home! This traditional dessert is not difficult to make, but it does require some time and patience.

Here’s what you’ll need:

– Filo dough

– Nuts (pistachios, almonds, or walnuts)

– Sugar or honey

To make Bosnian baklava, start by layering the filo dough in a baking dish. Then, add a layer of nuts. Repeat these layers until all the ingredients are used up. Finally, bake the baklava in a preheated oven until it’s golden brown.

If you want to try your hand at making baklava at home, the most important thing is to get the phyllo dough right. Phyllo dough is a type of pastry dough that is made with flour, water, and oil. It’s important to make sure that the phyllo dough is thin and crispy so that it doesn’t become soggy when soaked in syrup.

There are two types of phyllo dough: ready-made and made from scratch. Ready-made phyllo dough is available in most grocery stores, easier to work with but not as good as made from scratch.

Once the baklava is out of the oven, soak it with sugar syrup or honey mixture. Let it cool for a few minutes before cutting it into small pieces and serving.

If you want to learn how to make baklava according to the Bosnian Baklava recipe and impress your friends and family back home, you can always book Bosnian cooking lessons while in Mostar.

Now, enjoy your homemade baklava! And if you’re ever in Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina, be sure to try the real thing. Baklava is a delicious and nutritious treat that is a must-try when in Mostar!