|Ghapama prepared by Yeretsgin Anna|
|Yeretsgin Anna (back row, right) with the students from St. David Armenian Church Armenian-Sunday School|
The women prepared Ghapama and Jingalov Hats as part of a
Cultural Day program for the children who attend Armenian language and religion
classes in the church’s Manoogian School. The students,
dressed in Halloween costumes, participated by helping fill the hollowed
pumpkins with a mixture of rice, nuts, and assorted dried fruit.
|Students help fill the hollow pumpkins before baking.|
drizzled into the rice filling, and melted butter was ladled over the top of
each pumpkin before baking.
|Yeretsgin Anna puts the finishing touch on the ghapama before baking.
|Father Paren and Yeretsgin Anna serve parishioners Ghapama and Jingalov Hats|
The result was a delicious taste of Armenia enjoyed by all!