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Armenian Food

Armenian Food is the experience of a lifetime in more ways than one, not only is it unforgettable once experienced, to understand its incredibly complex nuances one needs an entire lifetime.
Armenian food has enough variety to keep you engaged forever in discovering its delicacies. Armenian food has a huge range incorporating all indigenous produce, vegetarian or otherwise.

Food in Armenia is serious business, with set rules of what to eat when and in what combination. Armenia's food customs state that the lunch and before-bed suppers are to be light and easy on the stomach. Foods of Armenia are also dependent on seasonal traditions, warmer and richer foods are prepared in winter while cooler,lighter varieties are prepared in summer.

The food habits of Armenia are also dictated by the geographical boundaries of the land. Armenian Cuisine is very intimately related to east European, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern variety.

The most well known foods of the Armenian food are:
  • Khortik
  • Lobiov Pashtet
  • S'khtoruk
  • Spanakh
  • Matzun
  • Lavash
  • Ikra, usually the karmir variety, but the best is the sev(caviar).
  • Khash
  • T'ghit
  • Khorovatz
  • Steamed Ishkhan
  • Dolma
  • Kufta
  • Pilaf
  • Baklava
  • Kataifi
  • Halvah
  • Gata
  • Paghpaghak- icecream
  • Piroshkis
  • Shashlik.
Armenian food can therefore always be a gastronomic exploration to remember.


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