WILLIMANTIC, CT — This treasured family recipe for Shahka Lokhmahs (sugar cookies) from Ruth Hartunian-Alumbaugh is featured at the Armenian Museum of America website. It is a recipe her beloved grandmother and mother made for many[...]

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — During the COVID-19 lockdown, the Women’s Guild of St. John Armenian Church in Southfield looked for ways to stay connected while staying apart. Normally, the Women’s Guild’s calendar is filled with activities[...]

FOLSOM, Calif. —  These Greek-inspired walnut meatballs from talented food blogger and author Maria Koutsogiannis are featured at the California Walnut Board (CWB) website (https://walnuts.org/), and can be enjoyed as appetizers or as a[...]

TORONTO — “Armenians from around the world are busy making choreg at this time of year.  It’s a tradition to prepare this sweet, delicious bread at Easter, however we were lucky that our grandmother would make it throughout the[...]

Robyn Kalajian from TheArmenianKitchen.com suggests these two traditional Lenten or Easter recipes: Armenian Chorag and Mahlab Cake.  Each contains mahlab (or mahlepi), an aromatic spice derived from the ground kernel of the St. Lucie[...]

BEIRUT — In April 2012, co-authors Aline Kamakian and Barbara Drieskens wrapped up a month-long, AGBU-coordinated tour across the U.S. and Canada to promote their widely acclaimed publication Armenian Cuisine. Equal parts cookbook, photo[...]

SAN FRANCISCO — The St. John Armenian Apostolic Church in San Francisco offers these traditional Lenten-friendly recipes at its website. “The Great Lent is approaching and the Christian world is preparing for the season of fasting[...]

“In the Armenian Church, Lent is a time of joyfulness and purification through repentance. The Western Church’s less-strict Lenten practice excludes meat from the diet. The stricter Lenten diet of the Eastern Church excludes meat,[...]

Red lentils are ideal for a favorite Armenian soup like this one contributed by Lydia Walshin, a professional writer, long-time food blogger, and cook who lives in Boston’s Chinatown. From 2006-2016, she published a successful food blog,[...]

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. —  Blanche Shaheen is a very successful Arab-American network television host and reporter in both entertainment and news. She reported live daily on the ABC entertainment program “View from the Bay,” hosted[...]

(Photos and recipe are courtesy of Faye and Yakir Levy) Faye Levy is the author of cookbooks in three languages (English, Hebrew and French) — 23 so far, including the award-winning Faye Levy’s International Vegetable Cookbook. Some of[...]