Grilled rabbit

The meat of rabbit is cut into pieces, then pierced with fork in several places and marinated with salt, thyme and sliced onions and left aside for 20 minutes. . Then the meat is skewered and cooked for 1 hour in the oven or traditional tonir. The grilled meat is served with onions and greens.

Vik Darchinyan

Vakhtang “Vic” Darchinyan (born 7 January 1976 in Vanadzor, Lori Province) is an Armenian professional boxer. He is a former two-weight world champion, having held the IBF flyweight title from 2004 to 2007, and the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and lineal super-flyweight titles between 2008 to 2010. Additionally, he has held a record four…

Tjvjik

Tjvjik is a traditional Armenian dish mostly popular in the towns and villages of the Shirak region. It’s a healthy dish, because the main ingredient is fried beef liver with tomato sauce, a good amount of onions spiced and seasoned with salt and pepper. This is one of those love or hate dishes, not everyone…

Stepan Zoryan

Stepan Yeghiayi Zoryan (September 15, 1889-October 14, 1967,) was born in Karakilisa and was a Soviet Armenian writer. Zoryan’s works are dedicated to the life of Armenian village, its social problems and sovietisation. He also pursued the goal of teaching Devine Truth to the poor and uneducated people abiding in dark villages. After the October…

Tatar Boraki

Simple, easy and filling dish from Armenian cuisine called tatar boraki , which is basically fresh pasta. It is served with sautéed onions and garlic yogurt, as simple as that. But this simple dish has that magic taste that you can never get enough. The making process of this simply amazing dish is a real…

Sos Sargsyan

Sos Sargsyan (24 October 1929 – 26 September 2013) was a prominent Armenian actor, director and writer. Sos Sargsyan was born in Stepanavan in northern Armenia. He moved to Yerevan in 1948 and started to perform at the Theater of the Young Spectator. He graduated from the Fine Arts and Theater Institute in 1954 as…

Qyalla

Qyalla is another traditional Armenian dish very popular in the Shirak region. Qyalla is the baked head of a cow or a sheep, that was traditionally known as a dish for the poor. While the rich ate the tasty parts of the cow, the poor were given the head and the legs. The people in…

Panrkhash

Panrkhash is an old Armenian national dish, which is very typical to the people of Shirak region. This dish, like other traditional dishes of Armenia, has a unique way and ritual of making, serving and eventually eating. The name of the dish explains itself. It translates into the “boil the cheese” from Armenian. So the…

Shavarsh Karapetyan

Shavarsh (Vladimirovich) Karapetyan (born May 19, 1953) is a retired Armenian finswimmer, a World and European champion, best known for saving the lives of 20 people in a 1976 incident in Yerevan. Karapetyan was born on May 19, 1953 in Armenia’s third largest city of Kirovakan (now called Vanadzor), then part of the Soviet Union.…