Armenian food

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

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…

3 months ago

Ghapama – Stuffed, baked Pumpkin, Kef-style with a song

I started writing a ghapama blog item several months ago, but ended up putting the story on the back burner…

7 months ago

Losh Kebab – an Armenian Hamburger Recipe

One of our go-to recipes is good-old losh kebab – an Armenian 'hamburger' which is much like lule kebab. ‘Lule’…

8 months ago

Post-Thanksgiving Pumpkin Purée & Pumpkin Custard

In late October, my friend Linda gifted me with two small pie pumpkins – not pumpkin pies, but pumpkins from…

1 year ago

Pumpkin Geragoor, a Pumpkin Casserole recipe

With Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving just a few days away, you’ve most-likely eaten your fill of pumpkin dishes already.…

1 year ago

Koolunja, Koolenja, or Kooroonja: No Matter Which Name You Use, it’s Still an Easy, ‘Old-Fashioned’ Choreg Recipe!

In the early days of The Armenian Kitchen, I received an email from a gentleman in MA asking if I…

2 years ago

Kadin Boudi, a Meat and Rice Croquette Recipe from Charles Kasbarian

Not long ago, I posted a recipe for Khatoon Boodhi from Araksi Dinkjian. In that same post I mentioned Charles…

2 years ago

A Recipe Request for Sweet Tarkhana – Grape Juice Pudding

Over the years I’ve received numerous requests to help find family-favorite Armenian recipes. With each request, I did my best…

2 years ago

Khatoon Boodhi – Rice and Meat Patties: A Recipe from Araksi Dinkjian

Doug and I know a thing or two Dikranagerdsi recipes, but when we saw Anahid Dinkjian’s post for a Dikranagerdsi…

2 years ago

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