lenten recipes

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

Eech, a perfect Lenten recipe

Once a week, during the Lenten season, Armenian Churches have an evening service, followed by a potluck dinner of Lenten…

2 years ago

Chickpea-Tahini and Brown Rice Pie

If you’re looking for a hearty, nourishing meal that satisfies a Lenten, vegetarian, and/or vegan diet, this just might be…

3 years ago

Eggplant-Chickpea Casserole: Perfect for Lent!

Preparing meals during Lent shouldn't be a challenge, if you know the guidelines. According to information from the Eastern Diocese…

3 years ago

An easy recipe for Lent: Carrot-Onion Sauté

The BAND at St. David Armenian Church Mardi Gras dance! Guess who?? My sister, brother-in-law, Doug and I enjoyed an…

4 years ago

CARROT (or APPLE) LENTEN CAKE from Sonia Tashjian

Sonia Tashjian's Carrot Lenten Cake Periodically, Sonia Tashjian posts a special recipe from her vast repertoire on The Armenian Kitchen.…

5 years ago

Sonia Tashjian’s QEMENE BRTUJ – Kololak with Potato – a Lenten Recipe

Just in time for Lent, Sonia Tashjian sent me several recipes which I will post from time to time, so…

6 years ago

Armenian Aubergine (aka Eggplant) and Pomegranate Salad

Doug and I met Rubina Sevadjian Kingwell last April at the London Book Fair. Rubina is the author of the…

6 years ago

Coriander – Crusted Fish with Chickpea – Artichoke Salad

Some folks eat fish during Lent, others refrain from it. If you are a Lenten fish-eater, you might want try…

7 years ago

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