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While we were dining at this tourist-filled restaurant across Rome’s Colosseum, we had a little chat with the waiter, who happened to be Romanian. “Do you know what my favorite dessert is?” he asked me. As he had just brought us plates full of delicious Tiramisu, I looked at him and confidently asked, “Tiramisu?“. He said “No” and surprised my friends and me with his answer. He said, “My favorite dessert is Baklava. “ Some of us were shocked (especially our Australian friends), and needless to say, the Turks in our group felt a little bit of pride. “My mother,”...

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