Musa Dagh

“The Prince of Wentworth Street” and recipe for Basstuk – or Bastekh (Fruit Juice Pudding)

I just finished reading a book called “The Prince of Wentworth Street” by John Christie. Doug read it first, then…

3 years ago

My Armenian cookbook collection

I have a passion for collecting cookbooks – Armenian cookbooks, that is. The first Armenian cookbook I ever received was…

7 years ago

AGENCHIK SOUP – A specialty from Musa Dagh

AGENCHIK SOUP Just in from Sonia Tashjian… another recipe representing Musa Dagh, my maternal grandparents homeland. Sonia wrote: “Have you…

10 years ago

Zitounou Trakhig -or- Small Kufteh, Zeitounieh-style

If you’ll recall, my maternal grandparents came from Musa Dagh (Musa Ler, in Armenian). You can imagine my excitement when…

14 years ago

Zerzevetov Pilav (Pilaf): A Vegetable and Bulgur Dish

My friend, Hasmig Eskandarian, sent me a link to a September, ’09 article written by Maria Titizian in The Armenian Reporter…

14 years ago

Goulougoos, The Armenian Kitchen Version

After having read the recipes for Goulougoos from Dr. Jantzen’s mother-in-law, Isgouhi Sarkahian, and the one from the Magzanian sister’s…

14 years ago

Goulougoos: A new one on me!

It’s funny how one little e-mail can start an avalanche of questions, phone calls, and some interesting answers. Not long…

14 years ago

We’re all connected to Musa Dagh

This past Christmas, my mother gave a me a cookbook. Not just any cookbook. This one, Secrets from an Armenian…

15 years ago

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