A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from February 10, 2023
“It’s only baklava if it is above ground, otherwise it’s bakmagma”

There is no “lava” in “baklava,” but some people insist that there must be a “bakmagma.”
     
“Little known fact: baklava are properly called bakmagma before they come out of the oven” was posted on Twitter by Sam on September 23, 2012. “If Baklava is still in the oven, is it called Bakmagma?” was posted on Twitter by V I R on April 24, 2016. “It’s only Baklava a after it comes it of the oven. Before that it’s technically called bakmagma” was posted on Twitter by Will (derogatory) on September 1, 2017. “Before baklava comes out of the oven is it technically bakmagma?” was posted on Twitter by Eseer 馃棷 on January 16, 2020.
     
“If you eat baklava underground is it bakmagma?” was posted on Twitter by Nerdy Candy Dad on November 12, 2014. “If you bury baklava underground does it become bakmagma?” was posted on Twitter by Alex Kramer 馃悁 on July 7, 2015. “It’s only baklava if it is above ground, otherwise it’s bakmagma” was posted on Reddit—Pun on February 15, 2022. “Did you know it鈥檚 impossible to eat baklava underground? Because then it鈥檚 bakmagma” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on February 10, 2023.
   
“Baklava implies the existence of bakmagma” was posted on Twitter by Campbell Bortel on February 15, 2020. “Baklava implies the existence of bakmagma” was posted on Twitter by Mr. Clean lookin-ass nerd on May 15, 2021. “Baklava implies the existence of bakmagma” was posted on Twitter by outerpanda on December 19, 2021.
     
鈥淲hat鈥檚 a volcano鈥檚 favorite dessert?”/“BakLava” is a related riddle.
       
     
Wikipedia: Baklava
Baklava (/b蓱藧kl蓹藞v蓱藧, 藞b蓱藧kl蓹v蓱藧/, or /b蓹藞kl蓱藧v蓹/; Ottoman Turkish: 亘丕賯賱賵丕 listen (help路info)) is a layered pastry dessert made of filo pastry, filled with chopped nuts, and sweetened with syrup or honey. It was one of the most popular sweet pastries of Ottoman cuisine.
     
Twitter
dennis
@ikbendenta
RT @Mr_AJAY_: RT @xQadriaaah: Ik vind baklava echt vies../
@Baklava_ 枚. / doe mij maar bakmagma
Translated from Dutch by Google
RT @Mr_AJAY_ : RT @xQadriaaah: I really hate baklava../
@Baklava_ 枚. / give me baking magma
5:21 PM 路 Aug 2, 2011
   
Twitter
qu墨nz墨nho
@quinnavf
Als je het eet is het baklava, in de verpakkig is het bakmagma
Translated from Dutch by Google
When you eat it it’s baklava, in the packaging it’s baking magma
5:55 PM 路 Jul 25, 2012
   
Twitter
Sam
@HolyNightFever
Little known fact: baklava are properly called bakmagma before they come out of the oven.
5:23 PM 路 Sep 23, 2012
   
Twitter
Nerdy Candy Dad
@bravoart
Replying to @VermyFox
@VermyFox If you eat baklava underground is it bakmagma?
2:25 PM 路 Nov 12, 2014
   
Twitter
Alex Kramer 馃悁
@shamshandwich
If you bury baklava underground does it become bakmagma?
12:43 AM 路 Jul 7, 2015
   
Twitter
Steve Lesser
@lessersteve
Baklava…but if it’s underground it’s Bakmagma #ScienceFoods
@midnight #PointsMe
12:31 AM 路 Mar 15, 2016
   
Twitter
V I R
@EnginVIR
If Baklava is still in the oven, is it called Bakmagma?
8:41 AM 路 Apr 24, 2016
   
Twitter
~Th馃懡tking~
@Th0t_king
Replying to @Th0t_king
If I eat the baklava in the basement does that make it bakmagma?
4:45 PM 路 Apr 27, 2017
   
Twitter
Will (derogatory)
@RadJudyGarland
It’s only Baklava a after it comes it of the oven. Before that it’s technically called bakmagma.
8:02 PM 路 Sep 1, 2017
   
Twitter
Eseer 馃棷
@eSeeR_TUNA
Before baklava comes out of the oven is it technically bakmagma?
11:31 AM 路 Jan 16, 2020
   
Twitter
Thora Schubert
@thoraschubert
Replying to @emtiu and @Mardigroan
It’s baklava as soon as it enters the surface. So… you could eat bakmagma below the surface, I guess 馃
4:36 AM 路 Jan 19, 2020
   
Twitter
Campbell Bortel
@Campbell_Bortel
Replying to @RTiell and @CouncilBois
Baklava implies the existence of bakmagma
12:02 AM 路 Feb 15, 2020
   
Twitter
Dr. Tim, koolaidologist 鉂
@Tim_H
What do you call baklava before it arrives at your table?
Bakmagma
10:23 PM 路 Feb 23, 2020
   
Twitter
Dan Fitzpatrick
@DannyFitz1020
If you bring baklava underground, it becomes bakmagma
1:48 PM 路 Apr 29, 2020
   
Twitter
Mr. Clean lookin-ass nerd
@mattbasta
Baklava implies the existence of bakmagma
4:38 PM 路 May 15, 2021
   
Twitter
outerpanda
@outerpanda
Baklava implies the existence of bakmagma.
2:40 PM 路 Dec 19, 2021
 
Reddit—Pun
Posted by u/weedtrek February 15, 2022
It’s only baklava if it is above ground, otherwise it’s bakmagma.
 
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/RuddyDucky97 February 10, 2023
Did you know it鈥檚 impossible to eat baklava underground?
Because then it鈥檚 bakmagma

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Friday, February 10, 2023 • Permalink


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