Category Archives: ARMENIAN/MIDDLE-EASTERN DISHES

Zucchini Fritter Muffins

My clever mother-in-law has a wonderful recipe for baked zucchini fritters. These are usually fried. Instead of frying, she bakes them in a muffin pan. I really like this presentation. Not only is it healthier than frying, it’s cute and

Zucchini Fritter Muffins

My clever mother-in-law has a wonderful recipe for baked zucchini fritters. These are usually fried. Instead of frying, she bakes them in a muffin pan. I really like this presentation. Not only is it healthier than frying, it’s cute and

Dolma With Swiss Chard

This dolma recipe is a different take on the more traditional dolma made with vine leaves. Both versions are great, but this version is less briny. I love Swiss chard, as it’s delicious and super healthy. Dolma is a popular

Dolma With Swiss Chard

This dolma recipe is a different take on the more traditional dolma made with vine leaves. Both versions are great, but this version is less briny. I love Swiss chard, as it’s delicious and super healthy. Dolma is a popular

Jerusalem Artichokes With Mint And Lemon

What a great side dish this is with roast chicken or fish. My mother-in-law gave me this recipe, which I loved from first taste. The ingredients are absolutely perfect together. Mint and lemon are heavenly together. Add this to the

Jerusalem Artichokes With Mint And Lemon

What a great side dish this is with roast chicken or fish. My mother-in-law gave me this recipe, which I loved from first taste. The ingredients are absolutely perfect together. Mint and lemon are heavenly together. Add this to the

Zucchini Beef Stew With Mint And Dill

This is my simple weeknight go to recipe for my family that’s both nutritious and delicious. I love zucchini with dill and mint. The dill is fresh and the mint is dried. This whole meal only take about 15 minutes

Zucchini Beef Stew With Mint And Dill

This is my simple weeknight go to recipe for my family that’s both nutritious and delicious. I love zucchini with dill and mint. The dill is fresh and the mint is dried. This whole meal only take about 15 minutes

Momma Anita’s Armenian Eggplant and Spiced Beef Casserole (Batlijanov Tava)

This eggplant and spiced beef casserole is one of my mother’s signature dishes. It’s an old Urfa Armenian recipe we call batlijanov tava, passed down from generation to generation.  It’s nice to retain these recipes so that future generations of

Momma Anita’s Armenian Eggplant and Spiced Beef Casserole (Batlijanov Tava)

This eggplant and spiced beef casserole is one of my mother’s signature dishes. It’s an old Urfa Armenian recipe we call batlijanov tava, passed down from generation to generation.  It’s nice to retain these recipes so that future generations of

Cannellini Bean Stew With Lamb

  This dish is so hearty and soothing on a cold winter’s day. It’s a simple dish to make, but you need to be sure to soak the beans over night. I serve this dish with rice, along with a

Cannellini Bean Stew With Lamb

  This dish is so hearty and soothing on a cold winter’s day. It’s a simple dish to make, but you need to be sure to soak the beans over night. I serve this dish with rice, along with a

Minty Yogurt Soup With Bulgur Meatballs

Minty Yogurt Soup With Bulgur Meatballs

Today I felt like a hearty soup with flavors from my childhood. My mother-in-law made a yogurt soup with chickpeas a month ago, and it was perfectly delicious. I wanted to Make the same yogurt soup but with bulgur meatballs

Minty Yogurt Soup With Bulgur Meatballs

Minty Yogurt Soup With Bulgur Meatballs

Today I felt like a hearty soup with flavors from my childhood. My mother-in-law made a yogurt soup with chickpeas a month ago, and it was perfectly delicious. I wanted to Make the same yogurt soup but with bulgur meatballs