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Ishkhan - The Most Popular Armenian Freshwater Fish


Ishkhan is considered a delicacy in Armenia, and can be prepared in an infinite number of ways, usually poached and flavored with bay leaves, fresh tarragon, and peppercorns. You can order it be boiled, grilled, fried or braised with almonds. It is also delicious when...

Armenian Basturma


Armenian Basturma is highly seasoned, air-dried raw beef, flavored with garlic and 'chaman' paste (the mix of pungent spices that’s heavy on fenugreek and paprika). The first recorded mention of Basturma was between 95-45 BC in Armenia during the reign of Tigranes the Great....

Armenian Bread Lavash

Armenian Bread Lavash

Throughout the ages, Lavash have not only occupied the highest place in Armenian cuisine, but also acquired the sacramental meaning, symbolizing the soul of Armenian people. In 2014, "Lavash, the preparation, meaning and appearance of traditional bread as an expression of culture in Armenia" was...