Christine Datian

Grandma Mary’s Delightful Cake (or Church Delight Cake)

Grandma Mary’s Delightful Cake (or Church Delight Cake)  By Christine Vartanian Datian This recipe is featured in the Collections from the…

2 years ago

Stanley’s Shish Kebab & Baked Lamb Shanks

Stanley Kooyumjian's story and recipes recently appeared in The Armenian Mirror-Spectator. I share this with you, thanks to Christine Datian.…

2 years ago

“A Hundred Years and Still Cooking” Cookbook

I love a good cookbook, especially those created by church organizations, and if it’s an Armenian church cookbook, even better!…

3 years ago

Roasted Eggplant with Raisins and Pine Nuts

Vegetable dishes are abundant during the Lenten season. Christine Datian shares one of her go-to recipes which is perfect during…

3 years ago

A Chorag Recipe from the Holy Trinity Armenian Church Cookbook

Over the past few months, I’ve posted several recipes from the “Armenian and Selected Favorite Recipes” cookbook published by Fresno’s…

3 years ago

Vanetzi Ashkile (Spinach Soup)

Christine Datian shares another special recipe, Vanetzi Ashkile (Spinach Soup), from the Holy Trinity Armenian Church Guild Cookbook, ‘The Armenian…

3 years ago

Apricot Brandy Cake – a decadent dessert for Adults!

Monday, March 4th, 2019 marks the first day of Lent in the Armenian Church. The day before, Sunday, March 3rd,…

4 years ago

Lentil-Potato Patties

Whenever I prepare a recipe using lentils, I think of Lent. No, it isn’t the Lenten season yet, but it…

4 years ago

Lemon – Chicken – Spinach Soup with Mint

It’s soup season again! It's time to dig out a large pot and whip-up a soup that will warm your…

4 years ago

Potato-Cheese Patties

Thanksgiving is a time for families and friends to gather around the table studded with specialty foods. The stuffed turkey…

4 years ago

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