Preserving the Art of Central Valley Armenian Home Cooking

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Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

I arrived at Zee’s home in early January, eager to begin my Armenian Home Cooking Apprenticeship, but quickly deflated when she met me at the door nursing a cold. “Come in honey,” she said. “I am sorry to keep you waiting, but I am not […]

Keshkag

Keshkag

This dish is also called Heriseh; perhaps that is the Turkish name. Whatever you do, don’t confuse ‘heriseh’ (wheat porridge) with ‘harissa’ (Middle Eastern spice) or you’ll really be cooked!   Print Keshkag from the Fresno Dorcas Guild Cookbook (1945) Ingredients1 cup dzedzads (peeled wheat)2 […]