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Armenian Cheeses

Armenian cheeses

Armenia is famous not only for its nature, fresh mountain air, delicious wines and Armenian brandy, but also its cheeses. Since prehistoric times, Armenia has been famous for its fresh pickled cheeses. To date, more than 30 different types of cheeses are known in Armenia....

“ARARAT” – The Legendary Armenian Brandy

Ararat Brandy

The “Ararat” brandy is the undisputed leader in the premium brandies category since 1887. The production is made exclusively from local grape varieties to maintain the special properties that blend harmoniously with the Caucasian oak barrels, used for aging of the authentic Armenian brandy. ...

Armenian Rainbow Pickles

Armenian Rainbow Pickles

Pickled veggies in Armenian cuisine are very popular and loved. They are served both at the most luxurious table and at the most modest meal. Armenian housewives pickle white cabbage and cauliflower, cucumbers and tomatoes, okras, carrots, chilies, beets, all kinds of greens, plums, green...

The Basturma Omelette – A Great Armenian Breakfast

Armenian Basturma Omelette

Within every culture, there is always one celebrated breakfast dish that could easily represent all the rest without debate. For many Armenians it is the Basturma Omelette - a family tradition and favorite. A part of Armenian cuisine for centuries, the Basturma is air-dried cured...

Armenian Mulberry Vodka (Tuti Aragh)

Armenian Mulberry Vodka

Tuti Aragh (Mulberry vodka) is a strong alcoholic drink produced in Armenia, mostly in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) and Syunik Province. This traditional Armenian drink has the delicate and unique aroma of the mulberries & herbs, and a pleasant tender taste. It is on a level with...

Aveluk – A Uniquely Armenian Dish

Aveluk

Aveluk (Rumex crispus) or Wild Sorrel, is a fairly common plant, but it is in Armenia that Aveluk is actively harvested, processed and used as an ingredient in traditional cuisine. The recipes for preparing Aveluk vary: salads, snacks and soups, pies and hot dishes. Aveluk...

Khashlama – The Favorite Of Armenian Food Lovers

Khashlama

In Armenia, Khashlama is a celebratory dish, usually prepared for special occasions, and it's a favorite of Armenian food lovers, who enjoy natural, plain flavors. Khashlama consists of meat and vegetables boiled together in a rich, delicious broth, and seasoned with herbs. While Khashlama is...