Baklava has a special place among Turkish desserts. Baklava is also one of the most famous and popular desserts in the world. Turkish, Balkan, Caucasus, Middle Asian and Middle Eastern kitchens were areas where this king of the desserts ruled for centuries. Although the history of baklava is not well recorded, it is assumed that its current admirable form was developed in the imperial kitchens of the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul during Ottoman reign. Despite this fact and Turkic origin of the word, today many nations claim that they invented the baklava.