Armenian cooking

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

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

Baneerov Halva (Cheese Halva)

As  our close friends Barbara and Ed Dorian drove us home from the food festival at St. Mary Armenian Church a…

7 years ago

Holiday Gift Ideas from the Collections of Michael Aram

Michael Aram is on the road again promoting his wildly popular collections of serving and decorative pieces, plus kitchen, bar,…

8 years ago

Now We’re The ‘Blessed’ Armenian Kitchen

The 'Blessed' Armenian Kitchen We’ve always thought of our kitchen that way, but now it’s official. We were joined recently…

8 years ago

Grape leaves stuffed with brown rice: A healthy choice

Looks can be deceiving, or in this case just not very revealing.  Brown rice-stuffed grape leaves What you see are…

8 years ago

Pan-seared lamb chops: a great way to fire up the appetite without making a big fuss

We've fallen out of lamb-chop love in recent years for a couple of reasons. One is the fatty, chewy and…

9 years ago

A blond guy’s attempt at Armenian chickpea salad

Armenian Chickpea Salad That was the topic line of an email I got the other day from Michael Huber, who…

9 years ago

Armenian food looks just as delicious Down Under

We got a very nice email the other day by way of our YouTube.com channel from a follower in Australia.…

10 years ago

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