Sonia Tashjian

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.…

7 years ago

TSAL – TSUL (Paklava): A New Year Recipe from Sonia Tashjian

First, The Armenian Kitchen wishes everyone a truly Happy, Peace-filled 2017! Second, To help ring-in the New Year, my dear…

7 years ago

‘Beans-leaf Soup’: Two suggested recipes, but is either one the real deal?

Whenever I receive a recipe request that leaves me baffled, I research my printed resources. When that fails, I ask…

8 years ago

‘A Taste of the Wild Side: Out of Yerevan and into Armenia’s Local Dishes’: most-interesting article and video!

Last March, Doug and I were contacted by Rebecca Wall, PhD, Program Officer of Research and Communications with the Smithsonian…

8 years ago

Traditional Armenian Salads by Sonia Tashjian

According to Sonia Tashjian, "When preparing salads, contemporary nutritionists suggest using fewer, rather than more, ingredients. It is no surprise…

8 years ago

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

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

8 years ago

Two Soup Recipes from Sonia Tashjian – Ttejrik and Porani

Much to my delight, Sonia Tashjian has translated some of her recipes from Armenian into English so that they would…

8 years ago

Sonia Tashjian’s Basuts Dolma – another dish to celebrate the New Year

About two years ago I posted a recipe for basooc dolma. (Reminder: Armenian spellings can vary greatly!)  It’s great for vegetarians and…

8 years ago

Halva, some interesting information, and of course, recipes!

I must apologize. I’m a wee-bit late posting the following from Sonia Tashjian. She sent me a recipe for halva…

8 years ago

Aveluk (Wild Sorrel) – Uniquely Armenian Herb

Aveluk (Rumex crispus) -or- wild sorrel is indigenous to certain regions of Armenia. It's popular in authentic Armenian cuisine –…

9 years ago

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