Meatless Lenten Dishes

Spinach Pie

Spinach pie, or Spanakopita, is, as you know, a deliciously Greek recipe. The combination of cheeses and herbs provides a…

4 weeks ago

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…

3 months ago

Lent and Lenten Recipes

In the Armenian Church, Lent is a “time of joyfulness and purification through repentance”. The Western Church’s less-strict lenten practice…

4 months ago

Sorrel Soup with Leeks and Peas

My first encounter with aveluk (wild sorrel) was in 2015 when Doug and I were in Yerevan. I’d ordered aveluk…

5 months ago

Lentils with Butternut Squash

If you’re looking for a healthy, filling, meatless main or side dish, look no further! The combination of earthy lentils…

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

‘Zoom Cooking’ with Chef Serge Madikians: Tabouleh and Ja’Jik!

For my birthday this year, my daughter Mandy and son-in-law Ron, presented me with a special gift – a ZOOM…

2 years ago

Zucchini with Pistachios and Basil

Last week I received an order of the most wonderful unsalted California pistachios (without shells). Before using the pistachios, I…

2 years ago

Olive and Nut Salad (Tzitabedoughi yev Engouizi Aghtsan), a recipe by Aline Kamakian, Mayrig Restaurant, Beirut, Lebanon

We all know about the devastating explosions which occurred in Beirut on August 4th. Buildings and businesses in ruins, lives…

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

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