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…

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…

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…

Khash

Khash is one of the most festive Armenian dishes eaten mostly in the cold season. Its cooking and consumption is highly stylized and it is enjoyed early in the morning with good amounts of garlic and vodka. Even the toasts are well defined and are announced in a specific order. Khash is eaten with dried…