Main Dough Technics - Desserts (Traditional Dessert Baklava)

Introduction

Baklava is a rich, sweet dessert pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup or honey. The result is a dish so delicious that not only was it served to royalty but numerous ethnic groups claim it as their own. Baklava is an example of human ingenuity in developing food that not only nourishes the body, but also brings happiness to the mind and spirit. The history of baklava is not well-documented; but although it has been claimed by many ethnic groups, the best evidence is that it is of Central Asian Turkic origin.[1] The version known and used today was probably developed in the kitchens of the Topkapi Palace. Indeed, the sultan presented trays of baklava to the Janissaries every 15th of Ramadan in a ceremonial procession called the Baklava Alayı. Baklavası whoever has done a magnificent job has been brought to Antep. Pistachio baklava pastry in the drop was much finer, and better quality peanuts grown in the region have added to the flavor. Later sweet reputation dating back to the Ottoman palace, just as it is among people on holidays, weddings and special celebrations have taken place in the table must. Even it is taken so seriously that diamond production, Baklava Regiment formed in the late 17th century. Sultan Suleiman the period before the war, the soldiers plenty of rice and stew, he served in the next zere. However, due to time after time not so exited, this tradition has turned into diamond distribution during Ramadan:

  • The quality of baklava
  • Different types of baklava
  • Traditional preperation methods
  • Types of dough technics
  • Baking technics
  • The tips for syrup
  • In this webquest we will learn about:
  • what are related to the quality of baklava, ingredients, types of dough technics, tips for using syrup. Traditional way of baking baklava, international alikes.
  • Assessment techniques: Tasting, observation, implementing, group work, investigation and internet will be used.
  • how to develop a questionnaire for the evaluation of traditional dessert baklava
Task

Your task for this webquest is to find out baklava types and preparing traditional baklava.

You and your group (5 students total) will become "experts" on this topic.

Lastly, you will develop a procedure in which you will present all the progress that must be carried out within the departments: service, catering, buffets on the occasion of the presenting and serving the dessert. You will also develop a questionnaire that will help you assess the taste and quality of the traditional baklava.

Process

Follow the steps below for the first process in your project.

 

1. In groups of 4, you will work together to learn about how to prepare five different baklava by using the link and filling out the worksheet below. 

 

Process of preparing best baklava

http://www.kayserikulturturizm.gov.tr/Eklenti/21491,yemek-kitabi-2.pdf?0

Measuring types of baklava and preparing different kinds(worksheet)

 

2. Each group will continue to search for preparing 5different baklava and completing the worksheet.

 

Methods of measuring taste of traditional baklava

https://theistanbulinsider.com/what-is-baklava-and-where-to-find-the-be…

 

Now that you have completed all the components of process one, proceed to process two!

 

 

Great work!

Now you will develop a procedure in which you will present all various kinds of baklava respecting the following structure:

 

Nr. Crt.

Desserts

Activities

1.

Baklava with pistachio

  • ……………………….
  • ……………………….
  • ………………………
  • ……………………….

2.

Baklava with nuts

  • ………………………
  • ………………………
  • ………………………

3.

Şöbiyet

  • ………………………
  • ………………………
  • ………………………
  • ………………………

4.

Saray sarması(palace roll)

  • ………………………
  • ………………………
  • ………………………
  • ………………………

5.

Havuç dilimi (carrot slice)

  • ………………………
  • ………………………
  • ………………………

 

Furthermore, you will design a questionnaire that will help you assess the quality and taste of the traditional baklava, observing the following conditions:

- simple to fill in, clear

- short: 8 - 10 closed questions

- a short introduction which includes a presentation of the aim of the questionnaire and some words of different ingredients and baklava.

Evaluation

This is how your work will be evaluated.

 

Beginning

0

Developing

5

Qualified

8

Exemplary

10

 

Score

 

Completed specific baklava types

worksheet not filled out. 

Worksheet filled out. Lacking correct information and appropriate responses.

Worksheet filled out. Correct answers but lacking descriptions that show knowledge has been gained.

Worksheet filled out with correct

answers and appropriate responses

that demonstrate that knowledge

has been gained.

 

 

Methods of measuring tasting and the quality of baklava

(worksheet)

worksheet not filled out.

Worksheet filled out. Lacking correct information and appropriate responses.

Worksheet filled out. Correct answers but lacking descriptions that show knowledge has been gained.

Worksheet filled out with correct

answers and appropriate responses

that demonstrate that knowledge

has been gained.

 

 

Procedure in which the students presented all the activities (attitudes) to be carried out with the 5 different baklava

No procedure

Conclusion is less than one page and lacks deeper thinking and connections.

Conclusion is appropriate length but lacks deeper thinking and connections.

Conclusions in appropriate length demonstrates deeper thinking and connections.

 

 

Preparing and presenting  baklava 

questionnaire

No questionnaire

Questionnaire is lacking key components.

Questionnaire contains all key components but not all directions were followed.

Questionnaire contains all key components and all directions were followed.

 

 

 

Conclusion

Don’t forget!

Regardless of the methods chosen, any preparing and presenting baklava assessment should answer the following questions:

 

1-         What are the types of baklava?

2-         What is traditional way of baking baklava?

3-         What are the ingredients of Şöbiyet?

4-         What do you think about the flavour of desserts?

5-         What are the tips of baking and syruping?

 

Credits

This webquest was created by a team of teachers, within the co-funded Erasmus plus KA2  partnership “English for hospitality” (EN4HOSTS), project number: 2017-1-RO01-KA201-037159, KA2 - Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices, KA201 - Strategic Partnerships for school education

 

 

The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsi­ble for any use which may be made of the information contained therein