New Years Dragon © spaingourmetexperience.com

Tomorrow is Lunar New Years – more commonly known as Chinese New Years, but celebrated by a number of Asian Cultures. The celebration runs through March 5, culminating in the Lantern Festival. Tradition holds that it’s important to eat the right things to ensure prosperity in the coming year!

Traditional Diamond-shaped Baklava - © avocadopesto.com

Unless you are one of those very, very unfortunate people who has an allergy to Nuts or Honey, you’ll probably already know about the classic Middle Eastern candy/pastry treat called Baklava. Some folks think it’s hard to make – a true Mediterranean Mystery – but they’re wrong!