Elif Ekin is an Entrepreneur, Chef, and mom. She cooks highly addictive Baklava and Middle Eastern pastries for local cafes and special order. Her baklava first made it’s appearance in the 2004 farmer’s market. Her small stand was a huge hit and was was sold regularly at local cafes. Because her baklava and pastries can be made Vegan and Gluten Free, her clientele base expanded. Elif’s baklava soon gained national appeal when her baklava recipe was included in Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food Magazine, November 2008. Imagine her surprise to receive an email from the Assistant Editor of the magazine stating, “I have sitting in front of me a recipe you sent in for your mother’s baklava. We tried it in our test kitchen and we love it! We would like to include in an upcoming issue of our magazine.” Bohemian Baklava is a Salt Lake City, Utah based company that twists up a traditional favorite delicacy with unorthodox flavors combinations. Founded in 2014, Bohemian Baklava has consistently created divergent decadent desserts for various cafes and individual clients by challenging them to step out of the box and into tasty adventure.