Tabouleh Recipe

This is a quick and simple recipe that can accompany any dish, or can be eaten by itself. Very light and refreshing. Continue reading

Appetizers, Appetizers, Salad, Salad, Side Dish, Side Dish

PERFECT CHICKEN KABOB MARINADE RECIPE

You can use this recipe with any chicken parts, I like using the wings and drumettes. The package for this combo is usually called a Party Pack of wings. If yo have a difficult time finding this at you local stores, just buy the drumettes and wings separately. Continue reading

Main Dish, Serve Over Rice

PERFECT BEEF KABOB MARINATE RECIPE


There are two main reasons why all you kabob lovers need to learn how to marinate your meats at home. First, and most importantly, you know exactly where and what your meat has been through. You can purchase a entire piece of beef (for much less than if it were prebutchered). Secondly, if you ever find yourself living in a location which is lacking in retail kabob shops, you’re not left standing in the dust. Continue reading

Main Dish, Serve With Rice

Fesenjan Recipe (Chicken, Walnut, Pomegranate Stew Recipe)

For all of you whom are not familiar with this dish, I know what you are thinking. This sounds like an odd combination, this is one of the reasons I am so intrigued by Persian cuisine. The ingredient combinations are interesting and unusual, their flavors are beautifully complex and developed. Continue reading

Khoresht, Main Dish, Serve Over Rice

Mast o Khiar Recipe (Yogurt with Cucumber Recipe)


Ok, ok we know this is a Persian recipe, but it is a staple in many Armenian households. Its a simple dish that is perfect for any meal, or as a healthy snack.

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Appetizers, Side Dish

PASKA! PASKA!

TIRED OF THE RUN OF THE MILL PASKAS AT YOUR LOCAL ARMENIAN BAKERY? PUT IN YOUR ORDER FOR A FRESHLY BAKED PASKA MADE BY OUR VERY OWN CHEF NARIS!

They can be purchased plain, or decroated!

$30 for plain
$45 for decorated

Email your order to info@armeniankitchen101.com.  Please be sure to include your name, quantity, color, and if you would like it decorated or not. Paskas will be ready for pick-up after April 19th, either in Glendale or a location in North Hollywood.

PLEASE GET YOUR ORDER IN BY FRIDAY APRIL 15th.

Holiday Specials

Che Kufteh Recipe (Armenian Beef Tartare Recipe)

This is for all the ravenous beef eaters!

First and foremost, make sure that you get good quality, fresh beef. You should get your meat from the most reliable butcher you know.  Most Armenian butchers have Kufteh meat available, if not, you can purchase beef round or london broil and have your butcher grind it three times. You can then place the groud beef in a food procesor and continue the process yourself. Continue reading

Appetizers

The Ultimate Karmir Plav Recipe (Red Rice with Beef Recipe)


I know that this dish remains close to many of our hearts. This is the quintessential comfort dish, not only is it intensely nostalgic, it is totally satiating.
For this reason, I am personally placing a disclaimer on this recipe. It is my version of the “Ultimate Karmir Plav,” as with many of our dishes, the variations are endless, as our memories are directly connected with our tastes. This may not taste the way you remember it, however, I will say, that this recipe holds its own. Continue reading

Main Dish, Recipes, Rice

Lobee Salad Recipe

To all of the devoted Lent-ers, I know it can be difficult to getthe daily recommended allowances of protein on a vegan diet. Many of my family members are observing Paas and I have made it my goal to  create meals that are satiating as well as fully nutritious.

In the next few weeks, I will be posting multiple recipes that are totally vegan and delishious, some of which are classic as well as a few new dishes I’ve been working on.

Like most legumes, pinto beans are loaded with dietary fiber and a decent amount of protein. What you may not know is, they are also high in folate as well as a handful of other minerals, making them a great source of nutrients. Continue reading

Recipes, Side Dish

Not Your Mom’s Makaron Recipe…

I know, I know, when youre done eating Makaron, your plate should have a nice red-ish shiny layer of oil on it. Well, these days we are all looking to eat something that tastes just as good but is not as bad for you! Here is a healthy alternative to the traditional Makaron we are all used to. Continue reading

Main Dish, Recipes, Uncategorized