Armenian Gata with Walnuts - Մածունով Գաթա

Armenian Gata with Walnuts – Մածունով Գաթա

Armenian Gata with Walnuts Armenian Gata again, this time from scratch and with different filling.Of course the same recipe can be used to make Gata with traditional butter-sugar-flour filling, but you can always add extra spices or nuts to give it slightly different  flavor. In fact in Armenia ,different regions make different kinds of Gata […]

Lavash Bread Recipe Լավաշ Лаваш

Lavash Bread Recipe Լավաշ Лаваш

Lavash I think there’s no need for a long introduction for Armenian flatbread Lavash. It is very well known, as nowadays many bakeries bake Lavash and most American supermarkets carry that delicious flatbread. Traditional Armenian Cuisine lavash is baked in tandoor (tonir /թոնիր), and that’s why it has a unique taste and texture: bubbly , soft […]

Cream Filled Donuts

Cream Filled Donuts Ponchiki Пончики

Cream Filled Donuts This sweet treat never gets old : cream filled donuts / ponchiki in Russian. If you are going to treat yourself with those ponchik calories, make sure it’s worth it , and the only way to do that is making sure those are homemade cream filled donuts calories. Treats that are fried […]

Nakhshoon Gata Recipe - ՆաԽշուն Գաթա

Nakhshoon Gata Recipe – ՆաԽշուն Գաթա

Nakhshoon Gata Recipe Nakhshoon Gata from my traditional Armenian cuisine. Making any Armenian dish or pastry will be in my best “comfort zone”, especially if that “something” everyone in my family loves. To be honest with my picky eaters it’s quite hard to make anything that everyone would love equally. Nakhshoon Gata is one of […]

Matnakash Recipe - Մատնաքաշ - Armenian Cuisine

Armenian Flatbread Matnakash Recipe – Մատնաքաշ

Armenian Flatbread Matnakash Matnakash : Armenian traditional flat bread that has specific shape, lines pulled with finger, that’s where the name comes from, and tastes very-very delicious. I’ve been trying to get a recipe for this flatbread for a while and eventually made one up ,since I wasn’t able to find an original recipe. Even […]

Սոկոնով Ապուր

Mushroom Soup Recipe – Սոկոնով Ապուր

Mushroom Soup Recipe Another very delicious and simple dish from Armenian cuisine and from my childhood. Mushroom Soup (սոկոնով ապուր). This was almost a gourmet soup and we would eat this once, or if lucky, twice a year in springtime, when these mushrooms were in season . The taste of oyster mushrooms is very close […]

Naked Tolma Recipe by Heghineh

Naked Tolma Recipe by Heghineh

Naked Tolma Recipe Traditional Armenian dish: Tolma , otherwise known as:stuffed grape leaves.I made it in quite “non traditional ” way, if I may say so Naked Tolma . The only purpose was to save time and still have the same great tasting meal.Plus the entire process of making it, is so much easier.Instead of […]

Homemade Lahmajun Meat Pie Recipe – Լահմաջուն

Homemade Lahmajun Meat Pie Recipe – Լահմաջուն

Homemade Lahmajun  Meat Pie Recipe Lahmajun: an Armenian dish made of bread and spiced minced meat ,with tomato sauce and parsley . Very flavorful and delicious , yet so easy to make.This dish is often called as Middle Eastern or Armenian pizza .I still think the word pizza is not what really describes this specific […]