Appetizers

Baked Grape Leaves and Rice Recipe- Shirdov Sini Sarma

My family LOVES stuffed grape leaves, (aka sarma or yalanchi) but the process of stuffing the rice filling into finicky…

2 months ago

Armenian Cracker Bread Recipe

Armenian cracker bread is one of our favorite accompaniments with string cheese, olives and a good cup of coffee. While…

7 months ago

Beet Hummus a recipe perfect for entertaining

Hummus is an easy crowd-pleaser for social events. This beet hummus recipe takes a classic favorite and adds a bold…

1 year ago

Michael Aram’s Family Cheese Boereg Recipe

Michael Aram shares his family's flaky, buttery and fluffy Armenian cheese boereg recipe.

1 year ago

Ani Ehramjian’s Instant Pot Yalanchi (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Four years ago, Doug asked if I’d be interested in an Instant Pot (pressure cooker) for Christmas. My ears heard…

2 years ago

Chef George Duran shares his mother’s Grape Leaf Sarma recipe!

I've been a fan of Chef George Duran, even before I learned he is Armenian. Once that was revealed, I…

2 years ago

Jajuk: A Chilled Yogurt and Cucumber Soup

When I think of summer, cucumbers come to mind - as in “cool as a cucumber.” The high-water content of…

2 years ago

Lena Tashjian’s Toorshi (Pickled Vegetables) Recipe – and – video!

Christine Datian contributed the following piece to The Armenian Mirror-Spectator last April, and has offered to share it with The…

2 years ago

Mshosh, Lentils and Dried Fruit from Lena Tashjian

Ever since my copy of Lena Tashjian's 'The Vegan Armenian Kitchen Cookbook' arrived last week, I've been carefully studying every…

2 years ago

‘Armenian Blistered Eggplant Dip’, aka Baba Ghanoush or Moutabal – a Lenten recipe

Back in December we were pleased to see a recipe for ‘Armenian Blistered Eggplant Dip’ by Dayana Sarkisova in the…

2 years ago

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