Birthday baklava


As I was transfering my photos from disc to computer, I came across this picture that I had forgotten about. My birthday baklava. For my 41st birthday, I had a I survived 40 celebration. Since my birthday fell on Friday, that meant I was entitled to a whole weekend of celebration. The first night entailed a family dinner at one of my favorite restaurants in DC, Cava which serves Greek Mezze. I was looking forward to the loukoumades (Greek donuts), covered in warm cinnamon honey and powdered sugar, for dessert.  I guess the candle wouldn’t stand up in the mini tower of donut holes.  Fine with me, I still got my donuts and the baklava made for a better photo. Continue reading “Birthday baklava”