Best served with vanilla ice-cream and sprinkled with nuts.
It will keep either at room temperature or in the fridge, in an airtight container for around 2 weeks.
Baklava can be frozen either before or after cooking.
If using frozen pastry remove from the freezer the day before you need it and leave to defrost in the fridge overnight.
Place a damp tea towel both underneath and on top of the pastry while using to stop it drying out.
Some sheets of pastry will tear, it’s inevitable so don’t worry. The taste will not be impaired in any way and once it’s cooked no one will know but you.