Photos and recipe are courtesy of Australia’s Linda Peek at Café Cat: (See: https://cafecat.com.au/2020/12/walnut-cake/). “I grew up in England in the 1960s, when olive oil was kept in the medicine cabinet as a cure for earache and[...]

CUPERTINO — The Armenian community in Cupertino, California goes back to mid-1950s when a small social group calling themselves the Armenian Society was organized. The first monthly prayer services commenced in 1960 when Dr. Deacon[...]

Sesame Anise Cookies from Feast in the Middle East Blanche is an accomplished Arab American food blogger and author who reported on ABC’s “View from the Bay,” and has hosted the independent film show “Video I” for PBS for 10[...]

This story originally appeared in Fresno’s St. Paul Armenian Church Dajar newsletter, July/August 2021.  It is contributed by Tracy Beberian, and has been edited for this publication.  Photos and recipe are courtesy of Diane and Tami[...]

“My mother, Hysmig “Ronnie” Giragosian Henesian, was born on May 11, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan. She was raised from the age of 2 by her paternal grandmother, Gulumia Giragosian, while her parents, Charles and Sofia worked in their[...]

This recipe originally appeared at Better Homes and Gardens (https://www.bhg.com/recipe/sou-bourek/). Michelin-starred chef Carrie Nahabedian credits her beloved Grandma Rose Nahabedian from Chicago for teaching her about Armenian cooking[...]

WATERTOWN — This recipe from Janice Okoomian is featured at the Armenian Museum of America website. Janice, a professor of English/Gender & Women’s Studies at Rhode Island College, contributed this recipe in honor of her beloved[...]

FRESNO — “My gifted mother, Mary Elizabeth Bedrosian, was born in Fresno, California to Beatrice Onan Bedrosian and Hovsep (Harry Avedis) Bedrosian on May 7, 1920. She was the oldest of five siblings — Mary, Nevart, Peter, George,[...]

Here’s a Mediterranean salad recipe perfect for hot summer weather, an updated version of the Greek green bean stew, fasolakia.  It was recently featured by long-time food and wine writer (Los Angeles Times), blogger, and cookbook[...]

This original recipe was posted on January 15, 2021 by Maureen Abood at her popular Middle Eastern food blog: https://www.maureenabood.com/lentil-bulgur-soup-with-mint-olive-oil/ Maureen Abood is a second-generation Lebanese American, and[...]

( Award-winning author Chris Bohjalian was a columnist for Gannett’s Burlington Free Press where the following story ran on May 17, 2015.  He graduated from Amherst College and lives in Vermont with his wife and[...]